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 Ratings?
Various types of signals feed into the Carbon Risk Ratings, 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.
Access the Carbon Risk Ratings through an internal or a third-party system of your choice, such as Bloomberg and Markit
Receive a report with detailed information on your portfolio’s carbon risk and exposure measured against a benchmark of your choice