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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 ESG data for the financial industry.
  • At Refinitiv, our ESG data covering 80% of global market cap across 76 countries, with 450 ESG metrics including scores and grades.
  • Our ESG Scores measure companies’ ESG performance based on reported data in the public domain across three pillars and 10 different ESG topics.
  • Over 450 company-level ESG measures are captured and calculated, of which we carefully selected a subset of the 186 most relevant and comparable data points to power the overall company assessment and scoring process. The underlying measures are based on considerations around materiality, data availability and industry relevance.
  • 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 

  • Data format
    CSV
    Java Script Object Notation (JSON)
    PDF
    String Format
    Text
    XML
  • Delivery mechanism
    API
    Desktop
    Digital Files
    E-mail Alerts
    Excel
    FTP
    Print
    Website
  • Publishing frequency
    15-Minute
    20-Minutes
    End of Day
    Event-Based
    Inter-day
    Intra-day
    On Demand
    Real-Time
    Weekly

Features & Benefits

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

  • Refinitiv provides ESG data on over 9,400 companies, both active and inactive, spanning 22 global and regional indices, with insight on 1.8 million Officers & Directors and 769k+ individual Fixed Income securities issued by companies in our universe.
  • 450+ ESG data points and 100+ ESG analytics going back to 2002.
  • Over 18 years of history provided for Officers and Directors content covering the public as well as private companies.
  • Identify companies that demonstrate an active, positive contribution to sustainable development.
  • Incorporate ESG issues into your financial analysis.
  • Find and invest in companies with active corporate governance.
  • Screen and avoid companies not meeting socially responsible criteria.
  • Full transparency around source documentation utilised.
  • Measure a country's relative performance across each of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and sub-metrics.

How it works

 Accessing the dataset

This dataset can be used by the following products. Talk to us to learn more about different packages and offerings.

Refinitiv Data Platform

The Refinitiv Data Platform delivers a single, consistent data experience to access, distribute and build with Refinitiv and third party data. With cloud-enabled platform capabilities and flexible distribution options, the Refinitiv Data Platform enables faster deployment of applications, greater scale with workflow-critical analytics and a reimagined approach to technology innovation, data distribution and management.
Data Formats:
Java Script Object Notation (JSON)
Delivery Mechanisms:
API
Publishing Frequencies:
15-Minute
Event-Based
Real-Time
End of Day
20-Minutes
Inter-day
Intra-day

Datastream

One single solution where top down macro research meets bottom up analysis for greater insights and profits. Datastream Provides robust analytics tools, intuitive charting application as well as seamless MS®Office integration.
Data Formats:
CSV
Text
String Format
Delivery Mechanisms:
Website
API
Desktop
Excel
Publishing Frequencies:
Event-Based
Weekly
On Demand

Eikon

Refinitiv Eikon delivers a powerful combination of information, analytics and exclusive news on financial markets – delivered in an elegant and intuitive desktop and mobile interface.
Data Formats:
CSV
Text
String Format
Delivery Mechanisms:
E-mail Alerts
Print
Website
API
Desktop
Excel
Publishing Frequencies:
Event-Based
Weekly
On Demand

Refinitiv On Demand

Refinitiv On Demand is a delivery channel for Refinitiv content and capabilities enabling clients to customize the information they want to receive on a bespoke basis. Refinitiv On Demand provides a consultative approach to provide efficient, timely custom solutions to help clients make informed decisions. The final reports and analysis are delivered to clients via email.
Data Formats:
CSV
PDF
Text
Delivery Mechanisms:
Digital Files
Publishing Frequencies:
On Demand

QA Direct

QA Direct – a powerful, scalable platform to manage, maintain and integrate quantitative analysis and investment data.
Data Formats:
CSV
XML
Text
Delivery Mechanisms:
FTP
Publishing Frequencies:
Weekly
On Demand

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