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Powering thriving, global communities with greater opportunity for all.

At S&P Global, we work to accelerate progress in the world by harnessing our essential intelligence to power thriving global communities, with greater opportunity for all. We give back to our communities and create value for society by focusing our Corporate Responsibility efforts in areas where we can have the most impact: Creating an Inclusive Economy, Bridging the Global Skills Gap, and Promoting a Sustainable Environment.

Our strong commitment to driving progress begins with our own operations. We fulfill our environmental, social and governance (ESG) responsibilities as a company by creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, reducing our environmental footprint and upholding the highest standards of corporate governance.

OUR FOCUS

"In everything we do, we aim to contribute to society and our communities."

Equip the global workforce with essential STEM and digital skills.

Competition is fierce in today’s job market—but millions of jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are going unfilled. To help close the STEM job gap, we assist underserved people, including women, minorities, immigrants and low-income youth, to gain the essential skills today’s economy demands. In addition, S&P Global employees continue to share their skills with the next generation by mentoring U.S. high school students from diverse backgrounds.

How we develop essential technology skills:

The Global Skills Gap
  • 5 Million

    Unfilled technology and finance positions in the U.S. alone, according to TechHire Initiative

  • 85%

    Of Fortune 500 organizations are unable to effectively exploit big data, according to Gartner

  • 62%

    Of UK finance professionals believe a skills gap affects their industry, according to MathWorks

Integrate ESG in the financial markets to promote sustainable investments and businesses.

Our comprehensive view of ESG throughout global markets provides companies, financial institutions and governments with financially relevant analytics and timely data to assess risk, uncover opportunities and inform long term sustainable growth. We decrease our own environmental footprint by operating with sustainability in mind.

OUR FOCUS

The Growing Sustainable Investment Market
  • $8.7 Trillion

    U.S. sustainable investments in 2016, up 33% from 2014

  • 93%

    Of that 8.7 trillion was made up of ESG-related investments

  • $22.89 Trillion

    Global sustainable investments in 2016, up 25% from 2014

Expand economic opportunities for the underserved and support advancement for women.

A thriving economy -- growing, sustainable and stable -- must also be an inclusive economy. Economies should function for all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or gender. At S&P Global, we believe an investment in women is an investment in us all.

I have learned that you have to be willing to take charge, to be proactive and even a bit fearless.

Supporting Global Small Businesses through COVID and Beyond

Small businesses are the drivers of prosperity and well-being for their communities as well as the larger global economy. That’s why S&P Global partners with MicroMentor, an online social networking platform that connects entrepreneurs with volunteer business mentors from nearly 200 countries around the world. Building on the existing volunteerism of our employees, who provide advice and guidance to female entrepreneurs as business mentors, we have expanded our contributions to MicroMentor to support their mission to reach 100,000 small businesses affected by COVID-19 around the globe. MicroMentor’s results are impressive. A recent study showed that young businesses (0-1) years are 10% more likely to survive with a mentor and operational businesses create 8.5 times more jobs with a mentor.

LEARN HOW WOMEN LEAD AT S&P GLOBAL

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