Carbon Risk Rating

Align your portfolio to the future low-carbon economy

KEY BENEFITS

Simplicity: Reduces complex data to a single, quantitative metric for carbon investment decisions and analyses

Flexibility: Supports reporting on climate-related risks

Reliability: Leverages existing, well-established research processes

Comprehensiveness: Access and analyze the underlying carbon research

Comparability: Make both best-in-class and cross sector comparisons

Accessibility: Integrate the research into your processes with a data feed or API solution

Different Signals Provide a More Holistic View Carbon Risk

Various types of signals feed into the Carbon Risk Rating, but it is also possible for investors to delve more deeply into the underlying research. This research can serve as separate, distinct signals investors can use to fulfill low-carbon mandates.

CARBON SOLUTIONS INVOLVEMENT

Examines company involvement in carbon solutions, including renewable energy, green transportation, green real estate and energy efficiency.

CARBON INTENSITY RESEARCH

Looks at the latest reported scope 1 and 2 GHG intensity and emissions for over 10k companies. More than 100 different estimation models are used for non-reporting companies.

FOSSIL FUEL INVOLVEMENT

Examines different types of company involvement in fossil fuels, including thermal coal, oil and gas, oil sands, shale energy, deep-water production and Arctic offshore exploration.

STRANDED CARBON ASSETS RESEARCH

Assesses carbon assets risk of both oil and gas producers and the top 1,000 US companies. Exposure includes life-cycle carbon intensity of production and proven reserves as well as involvement in high-cost projects.

CARBON RISK EXPOSURE & MANAGEMENT

Quantifies the company’s exposure and management of material carbon issues in its own operations as well as its products & services. Management focuses on a company’s preparedness and track record in managing these issues.

How Can You Access the Carbon Risk Rating?

Various types of signals feed into the Carbon Risk Rating, but it is also possible for investors to delve more deeply into the underlying research. This research can serve as separate, distinct signals investors can use to fulfill low-carbon mandates.

DATA SERVICES

Access the Carbon Risk Rating through an internal or a third-party system of your choice, such as Bloomberg, Factset and Markit

PORTFOLIO ANALYTICS

Receive a report with detailed information on your portfolio’s carbon risk and exposure measured against a benchmark of your choice

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