Trucost part of S&P Global - ESG data, scores and analytics

Data category

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

What data do you provide?

We provide robust and comprehensive data, scores and analytics to assess material ESG factors and build strategies to succeed in the transition to a sustainable future.

S&P Global ESG Scores

  • Assesses the industry-specific ESG factors expected to have an impact on a company’s growth, profitability, capital efficiency and risk exposure.
  • Coverage of 7,300 companies representing approx. 95% of global market capitalization

Climate 

  • Assess carbon footprints, physical climate risks (such as wildfire, flooding, drought, heatwave, coldwave and hurricane), transition climate risks (including carbon pricing risk exposure, coal exposure, energy mix of utilities over time, fossil fuel reserves, metals and mining climate competitiveness), EU Taxonomy and Paris Agreement alignment.
  • Combining these data informs in-depth quantitative scenario analysis aligned with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.
  • Coverage of 15,000 companies representing approx. 98% of global market capitalization

Impact (SDG)

  • Assess positive and negative SDG alignment impact across company products, operations and supply chains, including context on where in the world companies are providing SDG aligned solutions to factor region-specific risks and value creation opportunities
  • Coverage of 3,500 companies representing approximately 85% of global market capitalization

Environmental

  • Assess water use, natural resource dependency, land/air/water pollution and waste disposal
  • Coverage of 15,000 companies representing approx. 98% of global market capitalization

Our ESG datasets are available via flexible delivery options including:

  • Portfolio analysis and TCFD reports
  • Secure FTP feed
  • Xpressfeed™ data feed management solution
  • S&P Market Intelligence platform
  • S&P Capital IQ platform
  • ClariFI® portfolio management platform

Where and how do you source your data?

S&P Global ESG Scores

  • Powered by the deep heritage of the SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA), an annual engagement capturing approx. 1000 data points per company, consistently identified as the highest quality and most useful ESG assessment by sustainability professionals and investors*
  • A Media and Stakeholder Analysis further captures a company’s involvement and management of ongoing ESG issues or crisis situations, and can result in quarterly score updates. News stories from the media and stakeholder groups are provided by RepRisk, a leading business intelligence provider specializing in environmental, social and governance issues.

Climate 

  • Powered by Trucost’s annual engagement program, underpinned by granular sector specific modelling to complete data gaps and provide a complete dataset across company operations and supply chain tiers back to raw materials extraction

Impact (SDG)

  • Powered by Trucost’s annual engagement program, underpinned by SDG alignment analysis with 164+ positive impact categories aligned with the SDG Taxonomy and 45 SDG risk exposure metrics across 189 different countries and regions

Environmental

  • Powered by Trucost’s annual engagement program, underpinned by granular sector specific modelling to complete data gaps and provide a complete dataset across company operations and supply chain tiers back to raw materials extraction

*Wong, Christina, et al. Rate the Raters 2019: Expert Survey Results. SustainAbility, an ERM Group company, 2019, pp. 1–39 &  Wong, Christina, and Erika Petry. Rate the Raters 2020: Investor Survey and Interview Results. SustainAbility, an ERM Group company, 2020, pp. 1–54

Who are the data users?

Our data informs ESG integrated decision making throughout the global investment chain including:

  • Asset owners
  • Asset managers
  • Commercial and investment banks
  • Insurance
  • Private equity
  • Companies

What are the key attributes that differentiates the data you offer?

S&P Global sets the bar on ESG. With uniquely broad coverage across global markets underpinned by active engagement with companies and investors, we provide differentiated

ESG intelligence that is:

Actionable: Our long-standing analytical expertise and data coverage through financial markets allows us to provide deep insights across the entire investor and company value chain.

Material: Our unique combination of asset and entity level public and private data allows market participants to pinpoint, benchmark and evaluate financially material risks and identify value creation opportunities.

Transparent: Our methodologies offer clarity and precision, enabling market participants to discover meaningful insights to get ahead in the sustainability transition.

Essential: Our ESG data, analytics, scenarios, indices and evaluations measure and monitor progress towards global sustainability goals.

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Contacts

Trucostinfo@spglobal.com

Corporate Statements

A sustainable future post COVID

S&P Global is integrating ESG, climate and SDG datasets and even post-Covid analysis, Richard Mattison, CEO of Trucost, part of S&P Global, tells Environmental Finance.

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