Companies are eager to understand the effect their initiatives are having on the world around them or whether their innovative new product is more sustainable than what is currently on the market. But measuring the full impact of an organization’s activities and products can be overwhelming.
Morningstar Sustainalytics’ Corporate Impact Report calculates the social, environmental, and economic impact of a business, focusing on the material issues that are most relevant to its industry and region.
Our experts will assess the ESG impact of a company’s activities and products, including corporate social responsibility programs, supply chain spending, and operations, enabling better insights to drive internal decision-making and improving reputation among peers, investors, and clients.
Better understand your company’s impact data.
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Sustainalytics’ ESG Risk Ratings methodology is based on material engagement issues (MEIs), which differ across regions and sub-industries. The Corporate Impact Report focuses only on the MEIs that are relevant to your company, its investments, and its location.
The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN)’s IRIS+ catalog of metrics, the industry open-source standard for measuring impact.
The definition for impact determined by Impact Frontiers (formerly the Impact Management Project), a global collaboration between leading providers of sustainability standards.
Industry, national, and regional standards to contextualize the indicators in your assessment.
The report’s findings are mapped to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and other globally relevant impact frameworks and standards, allowing companies to effectively measure their sustainability objectives against an overarching set of goals relevant to the market and investors.
Measure Performance and Gaps
Know what impact key performance indicators are most relevant to your company’s activities, and better understand the positive and negative impacts.
Stay Ahead of Regulations
Start collecting the data necessary for due diligence compliance and ESG regulations.
Instill Stakeholder Confidence
Communicate your impact effectively to key stakeholders with transparent, data-driven reporting.
Protect your company’s reputation and impact claims with ESG data, research, and methodologies provided by a credible partner.
Use the results and data of the assessment in your strategic planning and annual reports.
Align with Global Frameworks
Sustainalytics' impact framework is aligned with current global standards such as the UN SDGs and Impact Frontiers.
Sustainalytics’ Corporate Impact Report includes either an ex-ante or ex-post report on the social, environmental, and economic impact of your company’s activities.
A forward-looking estimate of a company's expected impacts and their alignment with leading industry impact standards.
An estimate of the achieved impacts of your company’s activities and how well they align with leading industry impact standards.
Corporate Impact Report Measurement
Environment: Energy efficiency, water and waste, emissions avoided.
Social: Diversity and inclusion, benefits to small and medium enterprises, local communities, and diverse suppliers.
Economic: Economic growth (gross domestic product), total job sustainment, impact by region and sector.
Gain deeper insight into the outcomes of your operations and products, assess impact, and perform gap analysis to identify existing impact and areas for improvement.
Incorporate Sustainalytics’ data and conclusions into annual reports, sustainability reports, and social impact reports to strengthen your annual ESG reporting.
Investor & Stakeholder Relations
Leverage the data and outcomes of the assessment to support capital raising activities and demonstrate the impact of existing and potential investments.
Supply Chain Assessment
Identify potential gaps in your supply chain and determine where your activities could add more value.
Marketing & Promotion
Raise awareness and communicate your ESG performance to internal and external stakeholders such as the media, customers, employees, and local communities.
Corporate Social Responsibility
Raise awareness among internal and external stakeholders such as the media, customers, employees, and local communities.
A Single Market Standard
Consistent approach to ESG assessments across the investment spectrum.
Award-Winning Research and Data
Firm recognized as Best ESG Research and Data Provider by Environmental Finance and Investment Week.
End-to-End ESG Solutions
ESG products and services that serve the entire investment value chain.
30 Years of ESG Expertise
800+ ESG research analysts across our global offices.
A Leading SPO Provider
As recognized by Environmental Finance and the Climate Bonds Initiative.
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Peer Performance Insights
Compare your performance to industry peers to drive ESG performance improvements.
ESG Risk Ratings
Identify and understand financially material ESG risks and how those risks might affect business sustainability.