Companies are increasingly looking to assess their competitive position in the market with respect to ESG and sustainability performance. These competitive insights support future ESG decisions, drive internal performance improvements, and support the closure of managed and unmanaged risks.
Compare your ESG performance to selected peers to drive ESG performance improvements.
Sustainalytics’ Peer Performance Insight products measure your ESG performance against industry peers to help inform future ESG decisions and drive internal process improvements.
With a universe of more than 12,000 companies and tailored frameworks developed to over 40 industries, Sustainalytics leverages its extensive research database to compare companies’ performance to peers and industry scores.
Compare your company’s overall ESG Risk Rating performance against your peers across three dimensions: universe, industry, and sub-industry. Plus, view different performance lenses on the self serve Sustainalytics Issuer Gateway.
An extension of the Competitive Landscape with added layers of benchmarking detail, including: Exposure and Management Score Comparison, Material Issue Level comparison, and ability to download peer ESG Risk Rating Reports.
ESG Performance Analytics
A white-glove service providing in-depth evaluation of your company’s ESG Risk Rating performance and its strengths and weaknesses comparing up to 5 peers that you select. The service includes a customized presentation and a report.
Compare Your ESG Performance
Gauge where you stand in the industry and assess your performance, relative to industry leading practices. Compare your ESG performance to that of your selected peers, using their ESG Risk Rating information.
Make Internal Improvements
Identify areas of strengths and weaknesses to inform future ESG related decisions and investments internally, for the purpose of increasing competitiveness and improving ESG risk management systems.
Improve Your ESG Market Positioning
Position yourself against your peers when considering future business opportunities and new product development.
Which version is right for your company?
|Competitive Landscape||Competitive Insights||ESG Performance Analytics|
|Industry and Peer High level scores comparison (Quantitative)||✔||✔||✔|
|Industry and Peer High level scores + Material ESG Issue (MEI) Comparison (Quantitative)||—||✔||✔|
|Industry and Peer Comparison (Qualitative)||—||—||✔|
|Top 10 Industry Rankings with Peers||—||—||✔|
|MEI Rationale and Expected Industry Practice (Qualitative)||—||—||✔|
|MEI Management and Exposure Score Distribution – Universe, Industry and Peers||—||—||✔|
|Indicator Gap Analysis (Quantitative)||—||—||✔|
|Controversies and Events Analysis with Peers||—||—||✔|
|Leading Practice Examples based on Indicator Gap Analysis||—||—||✔|
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.
25+ Years ESG Expertise
350+ ESG research analysts across our global offices.
Largest Second-Party Opinion Provider
As recognized by Environmental Finance and the Climate Bonds Initiative.
Related Insights and Resources
Nutrien Proves the Socio-Economic Impact of Its Indigenous Engagement Strategy
Read how Nutrien, the world’s largest provider of crop inputs and services, used Sustainalytics' Socio-Economic Impact Report to quantify the social and economic impact of their sustainability efforts, particularly supplier diversity efforts.
Windstream’s Path to Understanding and Communicating its ESG Performance
This Customer Spotlight showcases how Windstream Holdings used insights gained from Sustainalytics’ ESG Risk Ratings and ESG Performance Analytics processes to enhance its ESG profile, expand company ESG initiatives, and improve ESG reporting and disclosures in line with industry leading practices.
Sustainability-Linked Loans 2021: The COVID-19 Effect, ESG Ratings & Continued Popularity
The sustainable finance market has seen an exponential increase in size and activity in recent years. Innovative offerings such as green, social, and sustainable bonds, green and sustainability-linked loans (SLLs), and most recently sustainability-linked bonds, have contributed to the market’s incredible growth. In 2020, boosted by varied financial needs and mainstream recognition of environmental, social and governance (ESG) parameters, global sustainable debt capital surpassed US$700 billion, a 30% increase compared to 2019. Part of this capital was channelled towards tackling the effects of COVID-19 as government agencies, supranational bodies and corporates borrowed money to support areas most affected by the pandemic, such as healthcare. This shift in fund usage in 2020 resulted in the rapid growth of social bonds and a commendable first year for sustainability-linked bonds.
Tracking the Progress on Gender Equality through Sustainable Finance
A key result of achieving UN SDG 5 - Gender Equality is global economic development. However, as women globally were disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the financing of activities that contribute to the empowerment and socio-economic advancement of women and girls will need to be accelerated to meet the goal by 2030. One option for creating targeted gender investment is the development and issuance of Gender Bonds that specifically support the advancement, empowerment, and equality of women.