ESG Data Services

Integrate our ESG research and data directly into your systems and workflows

ESG Data Services

Asset management clients can integrate our research and ratings directly into internal systems and workflows through a variety of data deliverables. By leveraging the systems your firm is already familiar with, you can create significant workflow efficiency while also improving internal oversight and accessibility of ESG data. 

Key Benefits

Scope

Breadth and scope

Generate your own insights by integrating our extensive ESG dataset into your systems  

automation

Automation

Utilize automated delivery schedules or API services to develop optimized processes and streamlined data integration 

customization

End-User Customization

Filter the data points you want to focus on and create custom displays, dashboards, or models to support your end-users’ experience  

stability

Stability

Rely on a secure and stable service with consistent, high-quality data and quality control mechanisms 

compliance

Compliance

Improve visibility and internal oversight to support risk management, auditing and help to ensure compliance 

API & Datafeed Solution 

Our automated data delivery solution includes both a datafeed and API service.  

API

API

Sustainalytics’ API solution is built using the latest technology and market standards with an agnostic service language and online documentation that follow OpenAPI and Swagger protocol. 

Datafeed

Datafeeds

Receive reports on a set frequency that are saved directly onto your SFTP folder.

ProductAvailable DataNumber of Underlying Data Points
ESG Risk Ratings
  • 20 material ESG issues

  • Qualitative issue-level analyst views

  • ~170 ESG management indicators

  • ~ 70 exposure indicators

  • 40 controversial event indicators

>3,200 
Corporate Governance & Research
  • 6 corporate governance pillars  

  • Regional benchmarks 

  • ~60 corporate governance indicators 

~100 
Controversies Research
  • 10 ESG controversy signals  

  • 40 controversial event indicators 

  • Event summaries & analyses 

  • Outlook scores and commentary 

>250 

Country Risk Rating
  • Natural factors 

  • Human factors 

  • Institutional factors 

  • Coverage of 172 counties 

>80 

Country Screening
  • UN, US, EU sanctions 

>100 

ESG Data
  • 150 ESG indicators 

  • 40 event indicators 

  • 33 corporate governance indicators 

  • Raw scores 

  • Outlook scores 

  • Answer categories 

>450 

Carbon
  • Carbon Risk Rating 

  • Emissions data 

  • Fossil fuel involvement data 

  • Sustainable solutions data 

  • Stranded assets data 

~30 

Impact Metrics
  • 40 Metrics 

  • Reported or estimated values 

  • Impact theme mapping 

  • Sustainable Development Goals mapping 

>275 

Product Involvement
  • 26 Product involvement areas 

  • 122 involvement categories 

Involvement metrics/proxies: 

  • Binary involvement (yes/no), e.g. animal testing 

  • Percentage of revenue, e.g. tobacco production 

  • Percentage of generation capacity, e.g. thermal coal power generation 

  • Significant ownership, e.g. significant ownership of another entity with involvement 

~575 

Sustainable Products Research
  • 12 solutions areas 

  • 35 involvement categories 

  • Reported or estimated revenue assessment  

~410 

Controversial Weapons Radar
  • 6 weapons types 

  • Involvement profile, assessment & summary 

~95 

Global Standards Screening
  • Global Compact compliance status 

  • Non-compliant and Watchlist descriptions 

  • Effective status timeline 

  • Applicable guidelines, principles and conventions

~25 

 

 

Global Standards Engagement Thematic EngagementOthers (Corporate Governance, bespoke) 
Total number of engage cases worked on during the year 

197 

36 Business Ethics 

35 Environment 

84 Human Rights 

42 Labour Rights 

269 

20 Carbon Risk 

7 Child Labour in Cocoa 

23 Climate Transition 

139 Emerging Markets 

23 Food Supply Chain 

21 Plastics & Circular Economy 

6 Sustainable Seafood 

13 Taxation 

17 Water Management 

100 

53 Corporate Governance 

47 Bespoke 

 

Total Engaged Companies 

174 

258 

93 

Companies that Made Progress in Addressing the Issue [1]

115 

117 

34 

Successfully closed cases [2]

28     

37 

25 

[1] The number of companies that reached a milestone during the year 

[2] Closed case is defined as follows: (i) Global Standards Engagement - the company has implemented a robust strategy to deal with the issue and has successfully managed it; (ii) Thematic Engagement - the company has been responsive and successfully finished participating in one of the three-year thematic programs; and (iii) Other - the company has constructive dialogue with Sustainalytics and has successfully managed its corporate governance issues, or the company’s response and performance has met the client’s requirements and expectations (for bespoke themes). 

Why Sustainalytics?

Market standard

A Single Market Standard

Consistent approach to ESG assessments across the investment spectrum.

Award winning

Award-Winning Research and Data

Firm recognized as Best ESG Research and Data Provider by Environmental Finance and Investment Week.

End to end

End-to-End ESG Solutions

ESG products and services that serve the entire investment value chain.

Expertise

25+ Years ESG Expertise

350+ ESG research analysts across our global offices.

Largest second party opinion provider

Largest Second-Party Opinion Provider

As recognized by Environmental Finance and the Climate Bonds Initiative.

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Other Ways of Accessing our Research

Global Access

Sustainalytics’ online platform enables you to access our research through a user-friendly interface with robust screening, monitoring and reporting tools. 

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Partner Platforms

Access Sustainalytics’ research through various partner platforms with dedicated functionalities, including Morningstar Direct, Bloomberg, Aladdin, RIMES, Markit, Factset & Style Analytics.  

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