ESG Data Guide 2023

Carbon Transition Analytics - Useable Targets Dataset

Data category

  • Environmental data
  • Rankings
  • Ratings

Brief description of the data offering

The Useable Targets Dataset is a clean and complete dataset of corporate emissions targets benchmarked to 1.5C. The dataset is fully transparent from raw data, to modelled pathways, to climate ratings. Methodologies are built on experience at SBTi and CDP.

  • 1 year subscription. Updated quarterly.
  • 100+ companies, increasing with updates.
  • 6 high-impact sectors: Steel, Cement, Mining, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Chemicals.
  • 3+ years of target data per company.
  • Standardized variables.
  • Manually constructed, peer reviewed by experts, consistency checked in R.
  • Complete referencing: reference type, URL link, page numbers.
  • Time-stamped: Target/publication dates for accurate tracking.
  • Benchmarked against IEA NZE, APS, STEPS.
  • Implied temperature ratings (ITR): scenario interpolation method.
  • Interactive dashboard.

The data offers solutions for:

  • Carbon footprinting
  • Climate scenario analysis
  • Temperature alignment

Where and how do you source your data?

We draw on a combination of company reports, company announcements, public and proprietary news feeds, and in-house modelling.

Who are the data users?

  • Corporates
  • Financial institutions
  • Investors

What is the cost for your data offering?

  • $50,000 USD for a one-year subscription and 4 quarterly updates. Pre-order for September 2023 release and receive June 2023 update for one sector for free.
  • Lower pricing available for specified sectors or companies. Please contact us for more information at
  • Extended dataset provision: bespoke offerings for additional companies, not already covered in the dataset.


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