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Framing the Future for Nature

The speed and scale of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation is the highest in history. With an estimated $44 trillion, or over half of the world’s GDP, moderately or highly dependent on nature, market participants are seeking data intelligence to better understand their exposure and take action to build resilience.

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Investing in our Planet: The Journey to Sustainability with S&P Global Sustainable1

Invest in our planet is the focus of Earth Day 2022. We need to act boldly, innovate broadly, and implement equitably. It will take all of us to take action to preserve and protect our future. Listen to our leadership discuss how we will invest in our planet.

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  • Douglas L. Peterson President & Chief Executive Officer of S&P Global
    An ESG score does not support the basic principles of ESG investing if it considers risk alone. It is critically important to measure a company’s impact on society and the environment when assessing its ESG performance.

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Transparency and Impact: The Essential Principles of ESG

The global economic transition to an equitable, net zero and sustainable future is both one of the most pressing challenges and greatest responsibilities we have in front of us as a society today. More than ever, investors and companies seek evidence-based insights, high quality data and advanced analytics to support their investment strategies when linking sustainability and business performance. One of the most important tools that companies and investors utilize to assess sustainability performance is an ESG score. An ESG score is typically a headline number that presents the provider’s opinion of a company or entity’s performance against pre-defined ESG criteria.

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The Quality Imperative


See how we are delivering the data you need to make decisions with conviction.


The Sustainability Yearbook 2022

The S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook is one of the most comprehensive annual publications on the state of corporate sustainability, reflecting on developments of the past year and providing an outlook on ESG issues. The Yearbook covers everything from the transition to a low carbon economy to the state of corporate diversity and the dramatic shifts in the labor market we saw in 2021 to the growing recognition that businesses have an important role to play in protecting biodiversity.

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Our Awards

We're honored to be recognized for our efforts to bring you unrivaled intelligence, tools, and customer service.

ESG Data Initiative of the Year

Environmental Finance Sustainable Investment Awards

2021 – Winner
S&P Global Market Intelligence

Best ESG Index
Provider

ESG Investing Awards

2020 — Winner
S&P Dow Jones Indices

Best Specialist ESG Provider

ESG Investing Awards

2020 — Winner
S&P Dow Jones Indices

Best ESG Ratings Provider

ESG Investing Awards

2020 — Winner
S&P Global Ratings

Most Innovative ESG Product

ESG Investing Awards

2020 — Winner
S&P Global Trucost

2019 IFR Award Best ESG Opinion Provider

IFR

2019 — Winner
S&P Global Ratings

Best Research
Provider

Inside Market Data (IMD) and Inside Reference Data (IRD) Awards

2021 — Winner
S&P Global Market Intelligence

Best Enterprise
Data Management Initiative

Inside Market Data (IMD) and Inside Reference Data (IRD) Awards

2021 — Winner
S&P Global Market Intelligence

Best Research
Provider

Inside Market Data (IMD) and Inside Reference Data (IRD) Awards

2020 — Winner
S&P Global Market Intelligence

 

 

Overall Best
Data Provider

Inside Market Data (IMD) and Inside Reference Data (IRD) Awards

2019 — Winner
S&P Global Market Intelligence


66% of major global companies have at least one asset at high risk of physical risk under the high impact climate change scenario in 2050.

Pinpoint the exposure of company-owned facilities, supply chains and capital assets from physical risks, including sea-level rise, flooding, heat wave, cold wave, drought, hurricanes, and wildfires with insight on low, medium and high impact climate change scenarios across time intervals.

Interactive Physical Risks Map

ESG Insider

How 4 of the world's biggest companies are turning net zero goals into action

We’ve seen an explosion of companies setting net zero targets in 2021. That prompted us to ask: What comes next? After you set a decarbonization goal, how do you go about meeting it and measuring progress? To answer these questions, we talked to some of the world’s largest companies — Walmart, AT&T, Duke Energy and State Street Global Advisors — in a recent S&P Global webinar. This episode of the podcast highlights some of the key takeaways we heard from those executives.

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10,000 companies invited to take part in the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA)

Are you looking to establish a sustainability baseline and gain independent insight into how your company's sustainability performance compares with your peers and members of the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Indices? Learn all about the process and benefits of assessing your company’s sustainability performance in the CSA.

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