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Sustainalytics ESG Assessment

BACKGROUND


Sustainalytics is a global provider of environmental, social, governance (ESG) and corporate governance data, research and analysis. For more than 20 years, Sustainalytics has supported hundreds of the world’s leading asset owners and investment managers who incorporate ESG insights into their investment processes.

Sustainalytics’ ESG Assessment and Report research methodology addresses a broad range of macro-level ESG issues and trends that have a significant impact on each industry and company, creating both risks and opportunities for the company and its stakeholders. 

The independent assessor found that Sustainalytics met the SPLC Supplier Ratings Framework, with detailed research and rating methodologies, consistent performance and track record, and global coverage.

 

KEY CHARACTERISTICS

ProviderSustainalyticsWebsitehttp://www.sustainalytics.com/company-research
Launch date1992ContactHeather Lang
Ratings team size>250Emailsustainabilityintelligence@sustainalytics.com
Ratings formatScore (1-100) and Score compared to others in Sector (Position, Percentile).
Cost for suppliers

Starting at EUR 10,000.

Cost for buyers/ purchasersPrice on request
AccessibleYes, new companies can be rated
CustomizableCustom research frameworks can be created as part of specific client engagements

COVERAGE

Sustainalytics rates over 8400 companies from the following world regions:

# of Rated CompaniesNorth AmericaCentral & South AmericaEuropeAfricaMiddle EastAsiaAustralia/ Oceania
~ 8,400       

SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES ADDRESSED

Sustainalytics Rating addresses 40 indicators covering the following environmental, social, and economic/governance issues:

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Emissions and Pollution Reduction
Energy (Renewable, Efficiency, Conservation)
Environmental Compliance & Reporting
Hazardous Substances
Land Use & Biodiversity
Materials Sourcing
Product Lifecycle Management
Resource Use & Replenishment
Water
Waste Reduction
Wastewater

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Child Labor
Community Engagement
Community Investment
Disciplinary Practices
Forced/Compulsory Labor
Freedom of Association & Right to Collective Bargaining
Harassment & Abuse
Human Rights
Managing Retrenchment
Non-Discrimination
Training & Employee Development
Wages
Working Hours
Worker Health & Safety

 

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Anti-Corruption
Business Integrity
Conflicts of Interest
Disclosure of Information
Fair & Honest Marketing
Intellectual Property
No Improper Advantage
Protection of Identity & Privacy (employee and customer)

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Economic Performance
Green Product Affordability
Incorporate ESG Issues in Investment Decisions
Management & Grievance Reporting System in Place
Supports SMEs
Develops Markets for Sustainable Products and Services
Promotes Fair Trade

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