ESG Data Guide 2024

S&P Global - ESG, Climate & Nature

Data category

  • Environmental data
  • Governance data
  • Indices/Exchange data
  • Rankings
  • Ratings
  • Research data
  • Social data
  • Climate data Nature; Biodiversity data

The data offers solutions for:

  • Carbon footprinting
  • 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
  • Nature-based information: Water
  • Norms-based screening
  • Reporting: CSRD
  • Reporting: EU Regulations
  • Reporting: Impact
  • Reporting: Other Regulations
  • Reporting: SFDR
  • Reporting: TCFD
  • Reporting: TNFD
  • Reporting: UN SDGs
  • Social impact analysis and insight
  • Temperature alignment

Who are the data users?

  • Corporates
  • Financial institutions
  • Government
  • Investors
  • Trustees
  • Corporates; Asset Managers; Asset Owners; Consultants/Advisors; Banks; Insurance Wealth Managers

Brief description of the data offering

S&P Global Sustainable1 curates sustainability data, analytics, indices, opinions, and workflow tools from across S&P Global’s business divisions to meet the distinct needs of clients on their unique sustainability journey.

  • ESG and climate insights for over 28,000 public and private companies and 225 countries/regions
  • Nature & Biodiversity Risk data with 130+ metrics covering impact & dependencies for over 17,000 public and private companies with 1.6million-plus assets mapped to corporate owners, built on an open source methodology jointly published by UN Environment Programme and S&P Global
  • Climate change tools including environmental impact assessment, transition risk analysis, physical risk assessments, clean technology market and commodity data, fossil fuel screens, and more
  • Physical risk data encompassing eight climate change hazards (coastal flood, fluvial flood, extreme heat, extreme cold, tropical cyclone, wildfire, water stress, and drought) with proprietary impact functions model the vulnerability of >250 unique asset types to the financial consequences of climate change hazards built on a proprietary database of over 3.1 million asset locations linked to corporate entities and ultimate parent entities with coverage of more than 20,000 companies representing over 98% of global market capitalisation
  • SFDR indicators and EU Taxonomy metrics covering over 20,000 companies and 464 business activities
  • 300+ families of equity and fixed income ESG and climate indices
  • 500+ S&P Global Sustainable1 specialists covering global regions and industries to provide actionable insights
  • S&P Global’s partner RepRisk screens, on a daily basis, over 100,000 public sources and stakeholders in 23 languages to systematically identify any company or project associated with an ESG risk incident, per RepRisk’s research scope.

Where and how do you source your data?

  • S&P Global ESG Scores include extensive access to up to 1,000 transparently disclosed ESG datapoints checked against reliable public sources for every company that is assessed in the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment; an annual evaluation of companies’ sustainability practices covering over 10,000 companies and focused on sustainability criteria that are both industry-specific and financially material since 1999.
  • S&P Global Trucost Environmental datasets are built on the S&P Global Trucost Environmental Register informed by a variety of sources, including company annual reports, direct disclosures, scientific literature, and an array of national, international, and industry databases, industry “top-down” data, as well as sector-specific “bottom-up” data.
  • S&P Global Nature & Biodiversity Risk data is built on the open-source Nature Risk profile methodology jointly launched by UN Environment Program and S&P Global, built around using powerful, science-based impact and dependency measurement tools, including the Exploring Natural Capital Opportunities, Risks and Exposure database and the Ecosystem Integrity Index.

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