This past year of social and environment pressures (Covid-19, racism inequity, climate change, global risks) has created a new wave of demand for ESG data and insight. A growing number of corporates, professional firms and financial asset owners and managers are interested in ESG.
As the 2020 ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance) season begins, we appear to be entering the third era of ESG investment integration.
The first generation of ESG investors used data on topics such as product involvement (alcohol, tobacco, gambling) or business practices (anti-union, involvement in Burma) to screen out “bad” companies. These investors often relied on a single data provider and simple guidelines (e.g., <5% of revenue is OK, more than 5% of revenue is bad).
Thinking about introducing smart sensors or wearables to generate ESG data? Here are a few questions you should ask before jumping in. To learn more download NAEM's latest report, The EHS&S Tech Transformation at www.naem.org/EHSTech.
With the increased demand for ESG (environment, social, governance) data and conflicting opinions on company performance by different data providers, investors are searching for ways to measure ESG, variance among different ESG ratings and correlations between leading datasets.
Join us Wednesday, October 24th at 11:00 am EDT to help solve your ESG data challenges. Patrick Drum, Senior Investment Analyst for Saturna Capital will share his investment strategy tips.
March 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ CSRHub recently added a major new source to its pantheon of ratings partners—Ideal Ratings. Ideal Ratings seeks to provide ESG data to Socially Responsible Investors (SRIs). This is similar to the target market for our long-time friends at ET Global Indexes, IW Financial, MSCI, RepRisk, Thompson’s Asset4, Trucost and Vigeo EIRIS. However, Ideal Ratings has some features that differentiate it from these other sources: