Tackling social and environmental challenges represents an enormous investment opportunity. In less than 10 years, Tesla grew to become the most valuable automaker in the world.
Sustainalytics’ Sustainable Products Research enable investors to pick out those companies with social and environmentally progressive revenue streams from a universe of more than 10,000 companies. Clients can leverage this information to benefit from secular trends and create thematic impact investing products aligned to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Understand company involvement via quantitative and qualitative data points, including percentage of revenues, nature of involvement and revenue analysis.
Use the data to screen portfolios for, or report on, a company’s positive contribution to social and environmental challenges.
Select from 12 thematic areas covered by sustainable products and services, that address the challenges you are prioritizing.
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Complement your ESG analysis with sustainable product involvement.
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Sustainable Agriculture and Food
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Exposure to equity investments that generate revenue from renewable energy and green transportation.
Developed and emerging market companies that align with one or more of the UN SDGs.
Companies that are committed to racial and ethnic diversity as demonstrated by relevant programs and policies related to diversity, community development etc.
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3 Reasons to Skill Up and Scale Up ESG Stewardship in 2022
As our clients and the industry at large focus on proactively mitigating risk and capitalizing on this evolving landscape, stewardship will be a key lever for savvy investors—particularly those facing external pressure to divest. Here are the ESG themes we see influencing stewardship priorities this year.
COP 26: A Spotlight on Emerging Climate Action Themes for Investors
Reactions to the COP26 Conference and the resulting Glasgow Climate Pact have predictably run the gamut from claims of greenwashing to the celebration of progress in the fight against climate change. Ultimately, any judgement on COP26 may be premature, as the success of the conference will best be measured in time by the extent to which commitments made are put into motion. While we wait to see the concrete actions that materialize, the past two weeks have underscored the importance of several themes that will garner increasing attention and should be considered by sustainable investors.
Momentum Around Principal Adverse Impact Data Remains Strong Despite SFDR Delays
Despite the shifting timelines, we observe that the market momentum around PAIs is not diminishing, quite the contrary. Investors in the scope of the regulation are using the fourth quarter of this year to get acquainted with PAI data and set up their systems. Most investors we speak with want to be prepared in time to be able to monitor PAIs throughout 2022 and adjust their portfolios to boost their PAIs (or rather limit the downside, as these are adverse impact indicators). This means that PAIs may significantly impact stock selection and portfolio construction by fund managers keen to have ‘good’ PAI scores.
Biodiversity: A Crisis Equaling, Possibly Exceeding, Climate Change
According to the UN’s Convention on Biological Diversity the main drivers of biodiversity loss are habitat loss and degradation, climate change, pollution, over-exploitation, and invasive species. Habitat loss is directly linked to the conversion of natural ecosystems to agricultural lands and unsustainable use of water resources.