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Unraveling the variety of risks associated with company ESG issues has never been more important in the context of our current market environment. Material ESG issues are the central building block of Sustainalytics’ ESG Risk Ratings. Underpinning our 20 material ESG issues are more than 250 ESG indicators, which enable investors to understand how exposed companies are to specific issues and how well companies are managing these issues.

Spotlight on Sustainalytics’ 20 Material ESG Issues

Over the next several months, Sustainalytics will highlight the importance of a specific material ESG issue in the context of current market conditions, provide rich analysis on each issue and focus on companies that perform well.

Explore All Material ESG Issues

Product Governance

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Product Governance

Product Governance – looks at how companies manage their responsibilities vis-à-vis clients (quality and/or safety of their products and services). This issue puts an emphasis on quality management systems, marketing practices, fair billing and post-sales responsibility.