ESG Data Guide 2023

Global Canopy - Forest 500

Data category

  • Environmental data
  • Social data
  • Governance data
  • Rankings
  • Ratings
  • Verification/certification data
  • Deforestation

The data offers solutions for:

  • Climate scenario analysis
  • Environmental impact analysis and insight
  • Investment decisions and portfolio insight
  • Nature-based information
  • Nature-based information: Biodiversity
  • Nature-based information: Land use
  • Social impact analysis and insight

Who are the data users?

  • Corporates
  • Investors
  • Government
  • Financial institutions
  • ESG data providers; NGOs; Researchers

Brief description of the data offering

The Forest 500 identifies the companies with the greatest exposure to tropical deforestation risk and the financial institutions providing the most finance to those companies. Forest 500 conducts annual assessments which score the most influential 350 companies, from producers and traders through to retailers as well as 150 financial institutions in forest-risk commodity supply chains on the strength and implementation of their commitments on deforestation, conversion and human rights. A full breakdown of all assessments is available for download.

Where and how do you source your data?

Assessments are based on data made available to the public, primarily through company and financial institutions’ own websites.

What is the cost for your data offering?

Free

Contacts

h.burley@globalcanopy.org

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