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Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance - ESG

An overview of Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance - ESG 

  • Refinitiv recognizes the increasingly critical importance of transparent, accurate, and comparable Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) data and analytics for the financial industry.
  • We strive to be the trusted and preferred partner in the transition to sustainable finance and are committed to bringing an array of best-in-class data, analytics and workflow solutions to the market which allow customers to use Refinitiv data as the backbone of their investment processes.
  • ESG Scores from Refinitiv are designed to transparently and objectively measure a company’s relative ESG performance, commitment and effectiveness across 10 main themes (emissions, environmental product innovation, human rights, shareholders, etc.) based on publicly-reported data.
  • Information is collected by our ESG specialists based on publicly available sources such as company websites, annual reports, and corporate social responsibility reports or contributed by firms then audited and standardized.

Key Facts 

  • Geographical coverage
    Global
  • History
    From 2002
  • Data format
    CSV
    Delimited
    GZIP
    JSON
    PDF
    Python
    SQL
    Text
    User Interface
    XML
    Zip Archive
  • Delivery mechanism
    API
    Bulk
    Cloud
    Deployed/Onsite Servers
    Desktop
    Digital Files
    Excel
    FTP
    SFTP
    Website
  • Data frequency
    Daily
    Weekly

Features & Benefits

What you get with Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance - ESG 

  • Refinitiv offers one of the most comprehensive ESG databases in the industry, covering over >80% of the global market cap, across more than 450 different ESG metrics, with a history going back to 2002.
  • Refinitiv has ESG data coverage for >10,000 global companies, across 76 countries, spanning major global and regional indices.
  • 1.8M Officers & Directors, with greater than 18 years of history available.
  • Identify companies that demonstrate an active, positive contribution to sustainable development.
  • Seamlessly integrate ESG data and scores into your investment decisions.
  • Find and invest in companies with active corporate governance.
  • Screen and avoid companies not meeting socially responsible criteria.
  • Full transparency via click through to the sources of our ESG information
  • Measure a country's relative performance across each of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and sub-metrics.

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