ESG Data Guide 2023

Nasdaq - Nasdaq Sustainable Bond Network

Data category

  • Environmental data
  • Social data
  • Verification/certification data

The data offers solutions for:

  • Environmental impact analysis and insight
  • Investment decisions and portfolio insight
  • Nature-based information
  • Nature-based information: Biodiversity
  • Nature-based information: Land use
  • Nature-based information: Oceans
  • Nature-based information: Water
  • Reporting: Impact
  • Reporting: UN SDGs
  • Social impact analysis and insight

Who are the data users?

  • Financial institutions
  • Investors

Brief description of the data offering

The Nasdaq Sustainable Bond Network (NSBN) furthers the investment process for sustainable bonds by allowing investors to source detailed information for investment due diligence, selection and monitoring. NSBN provides access to documents, data and qualitative information submitted by issuers and by the Nasdaq team. All in a machine-readable format through proprietary market data feeds or the NSBN Portal. With a global coverage, the database provides data on frameworks, SPOs, project categories, SDGs, allocation, impact and more. Investors can automatically and instantly see portfolio overviews, including aggregated allocation and impact.

Where and how do you source your data?

The data is sourced by active participating issuers on the platform, Nasdaq’s team of analysts and a partnership with the Singapore exchange. The Singapore exchange is responsible for the APAC data, whereas Nasdaq’s team of analysts have a global focus. The data is gathered from publicly available sources. 

What is the cost for your data offering?

Dependent on use case.