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Sustainable Products Research

Identify companies with sustainable product lines


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.


Thematic Breadth

Select from 12 thematic areas covered by sustainable products and services, that address the challenges you are prioritizing.



Leverage the insights of our expert team specializing in product analysis.


Identify companies whose goods and services support a more sustainable world.


Analyze, screen, and monitor portfolios for sustainable goods and services.


Improve your sustainability reporting.


Develop sustainability or SDG-themed impact investment solutions.


Complement your ESG analysis with sustainable product involvement.


>10,000 Companies

Global Coverage

Impact Investing Themes

Click on the image to see the product areas’ relation to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Affordable Housing


Energy Efficiency

Financial Inclusion

Green Buildings

Green Transportation


Pollution Prevention & Reduction

Renewable Energy

Resource Efficiency

Sustainable Agriculture and Food


Why Sustainalytics?


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.


Impact Metrics

Identify, measure and manage the social and environmental impact of your portfolio.

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Climate Solutions

Leverage our carbon research to align your portfolio to the future low-carbon economy.

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Thematic Engagement

Engage on the most challenging ESG issues, from climate change to human capital.

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Morningstar® Global Renewable Energy IndexSM

Exposure to equity investments that generate revenue from renewable energy and green transportation.

Morningstar® Societal Development IndexSM

Developed and emerging market companies that align with one or more of the UN SDGs.

Morningstar® Minority Empowerment IndexSM

Companies that are committed to racial and ethnic diversity as demonstrated by relevant programs and policies related to diversity, community development etc.

Morningstar® Global Market SustainabilitySM Index Family

Best-in-class equity index that features reduced ESG risk profile​ with low to moderate tracking error.

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