ESG Data Guide 2024

Thomas Schumann Water - TSC Water Security Index

Data category

  • Indices/Exchange data
  • Research 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: Water
  • Reporting: Impact
  • Reporting: UN SDGs
  • Water Footprint for Global Capital Markets

Who are the data users?

  • Corporates
  • Financial institutions
  • Government
  • Investors
  • Trustees

Brief description of the data offering

TSC’s mission is to provide investors, asset managers and financial institutions with the tools and transparency they need to incorporate financial water risk into investment strategies, enabling them to achieve sustainable equity market performance. Water usage and stewardship are a source of major financial risk that is largely absent from equity valuations today. This risk directly translates to earnings risk which can negatively impact stock prices and investment performance in the future. If water risk remains unaccounted for in benchmarks, investors have little or no reliable means to reduce exposure to companies with high water risk. TSC’s aim was to quantify water risk and build company rankings fueled by data on water utilization, water stewardship and environmental controversies.

Where and how do you source your data?

The richness of Refinitiv’s broad-ranging water data enabled TSC to create the most comprehensive water indices in the market. In addition to the indices, Anatase also developed the world’s first water footprint using Refinitiv data. After normalising and scaling the Refinitiv water data, TSC was able to design a suite of water security indices for the US and Eurozone with a global index planned for the second half of 2021: 1. The TSC US Water Security Index® 2. The TSC Euro Water Security Index® 3. The TSC Global Water Security Index® Once water risk is quantified, it informs index constituent weightings. The company has also leveraged the digital platform of index administration innovators, Moo

What is the cost for your data offering?

 Basis points of AUM of the client.


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