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Sustainalytics Accepted as a Signatory to the UK Stewardship Code 2020

Firm’s commitment to high stewardship standards meets the service provider principles set under the Financial Reporting Council’s revised Code  

Sustainalytics Accepted as a Signatory to the UK Stewardship Code 2020 

September 20, 2021, London - Sustainalytics, a Morningstar company and a leading global provider of ESG research, ratings, and data, has been accepted as a signatory of the UK Stewardship Code 2020 (the Code) by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC). Sustainalytics submitted a comprehensive report on its corporate stewardship for the FRC review to demonstrate its compliance with the Code’s Principles for Service Providers. Introduced in 2010 and previously revised in 2012, the updated UK Stewardship Code 2020 continues to set high stewardship standards for asset owners and asset managers and the service providers that support them. 

Now more than ever, investors are under increasing pressure to satisfy ESG-related regulatory requirements and meet clients’ ESG objectives. To demonstrate responsible ownership, investors are engaging with companies on various ESG risks and opportunities. Leveraging Sustainalytics’ industry-leading ESG research and data, the firm’s Stewardship Services help investors to navigate complex ESG issues to protect and promote the long-term value of their investments.  

“Sustainalytics is proud to be accepted among the first group of UK Stewardship Code 2020 signatories,” said Hanna Roberts, Executive Director of Stewardship Services at Sustainalytics. “The investors we collaborate with rely on the insights and integrity of the consistent ESG engagement outcomes delivered through our services. Representing the Code as a signatory further drives client confidence in implementing holistic approaches to ESG investment stewardship.”  

To learn more about Sustainalytics’ Stewardship Services, including its Thematic Engagement, Global Standards Engagement, Material Risk Engagement, and ESG Voting Policy Overlay, please visit us here


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About Sustainalytics

Sustainalytics, a Morningstar Company, is a leading ESG research, ratings and data firm that supports investors around the world with the development and implementation of responsible investment strategies. For nearly 30 years, the firm has been at the forefront of developing high-quality, innovative solutions to meet the evolving needs of global investors. Today, Sustainalytics works with hundreds of the world’s leading asset managers and pension funds who incorporate ESG and corporate governance information and assessments into their investment processes. Sustainalytics also works with hundreds of companies and their financial intermediaries to help them consider sustainability in policies, practices, and capital projects. As of the date this release was published, Sustainalytics has more than 1100 staff members across 16 offices globally, including more than 400 analysts with varied multidisciplinary expertise across more than 40 industry groups. For more information, visit



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