ESG Data Guide 2024

Sustainable Fitch - Sustainable Fitch - Second Party Opinions

Data category

  • Environmental data
  • Governance data
  • Ratings
  • Social data

The data offers solutions for:

  • Environmental impact analysis and insight
  • Investment decisions and portfolio insight

Who are the data users?

  • Corporates
  • Financial institutions
  • Investors

Brief description of the data offering

A Second-Party Opinion represents Sustainable Fitch's opinion regarding the alignment of a GSSS framework with certain third-party published sustainable finance principles and guidelines, including:

  • Relevant UN Sustainable Development Goals mapping
  • Alignment evaluation to the relevant principles & guidelines

Sustainable Fitch has streamlined the SPO process by conducting proactive preliminary assessments, sparing issuers the cumbersome process of filling out a questionnaire or survey. The analysis undertaken considers all available relevant information (ESG and financial) at the time of review. Internal non-public information can be accepted and used in any analytical process.

Where and how do you source your data?

  1. Green/social/sustainability/sustainability-linked bond framework or equivalent documentation/information
  2. Document transaction (Prospectus, Offering Circular, Draft/Final Terms) (if available)
  3. Fixed income investors' presentation (if available)
  4. Allocation and impact reports and tables (if available)
  5. Green/social/sustainable portfolio report (if available)
  6. Sustainability report / Sustainability strategy (if available)

What is the cost for your data offering?

Dependent on client size, use case and other factors.