Strategic Partnerships


In March 2016, Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, launched the industry’s first environmental, social, and governance (ESG) scores for global mutual and exchange-traded funds in partnership with Sustainalytics. Using its comprehensive portfolio holdings data, Morningstar will create asset-weighted composite ESG fund scores based on Sustainalytics' company-level ESG ratings.


Glass Lewis

Glass Lewis will integrate Sustainalytics’ ESG research and ratings on more than 10,000 companies into Glass Lewis’ proxy research and vote management platform. In the first phase of the partnership, Glass Lewis and Sustainalytics will co-develop a new ESG profile page derived from Sustainalytics ESG data and ratings that will be featured within Glass Lewis’ Proxy Paper reports. In addition, users of Glass Lewis’ proxy voting platform, Viewpoint, will have the ability to incorporate ESG factors into their custom voting policies, tailor workflow and reporting with various ESG criteria and access the full Sustainalytics ESG data set for analysis, screening, voting and engagement purposes. 

Click here to view Glass Lewis's Proxy Paper Samples


STOXX Limited

In April 2011, STOXX introduced the STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index family, an innovative series of ESG (environmental, social, governance) indices which is based on sustainability data provided by Sustainalytics. The new index family will set standards in terms of full transparency and comprehensiveness in the ESG indexing space.



Sustainalytics has formed a strategic partnership with Sustinvest, Korea's leading responsible investment research and consulting firm. Together we will provide responsible investors in Korea with global environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysis that is informed by local knowledge and expertise. In turn, our international clients will receive enhanced coverage of Korean-based equities.

In addition to increased research capabilities, Sustainalytics and Sustinvest will be exploring new products and services for the Korean market.


Research and Media Partnerships


Maclean’s Magazine

Since 2009, Sustainalytics has worked with Maclean’s magazine to produce the 50 Most Socially Responsible Corporations list. The companies selected rank at the top of their respective peer groups in Sustainalytics’ Global Platform. 

For more information about the top 50 list follow the links below:

2015 list of the Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations


Channel NewsAsia and CSR Asia

Sustainalytics, Channel NewsAsia and CSR Asia have worked together to create the Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking. Launched on September 16, 2014 The Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking is an exclusive ranking that will identify and celebrate regional leaders in corporate sustainability. The Ranking will list the Top 100 sustainable companies in Asia and will highlight the Top 20 Asian companies as well as the Top 3 companies per economic entity.

For more information about the Ranking follow the links below:

About the Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking



Sustainalytics has partnered with Ceres to produce The Road to 2020: Corporate Progress on the Ceres Roadmap for Sustainabilityan assessment of U.S. businesses’ progress on key sustainability metrics. In 2010 The 21st Century Corporation: The Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability challenged companies to make sustainability a part of their corporate DNA. The 2012 report evaluates 600 of the largest publicly traded U.S. companies on their governance, stakeholder engagement, disclosure and performance on leading social and environmental issues.

For more information about the report please follow the links below:

The Road to 2020 - A Ceres and Sustainalytics Collaboration
The Road to 2020: Corporate Progress on the Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability,

In 2014 Ceres and Sustainalytics collaborated on the second progress report for The 21st Century Corporation.

Gaining Ground - A Ceres and Sustainalytics Collaboration
Gaining Ground: Corporate Progress on the Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability



In partnership with Publicaciones Semana, Colombia’s leading magazine publisher, Sustainalytics developed a list of the top 20 sustainable companies in Colombia. Las 20 Más Sostenibles is the first-ever Spanish-language sustainability ranking of Latin American companies.

For more information about Las 20 Más Sostenibles follow the links below:

About Las 20 Más Sostenibles 2014
2014 top 20 press release