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We are
S&P Global Sustainable1.

We provide Essential Sustainability Intelligence.

Sustainability can have many different questions.

It can be about

understanding risks.

identifying opportunities.

creating positive environmental and social impacts in the world.

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We offer a holistic lens on sustainability.

“ESG” provides an important risk-focused lens on sustainability. At S&P Global, we provide perspectives on many different aspects of sustainability, including risk, opportunity, and impact.

Because every question deserves an answer.

From the impacts of climate change to the opportunities of sustainable development, a unique journey of discovery awaits every forward-thinking company, financial institution, government, and policy maker.

Building resilience. Keeping pace with evolving markets. Financing progress. Meeting disclosure requirements. Delivering on commitments.

We curate sustainability data, analytics, and opinions from across S&P Global's business divisions to meet the distinct needs of our clients.

And together with S&P Global's diverse business portfolio, we provide sustainability insights alongside our financial and industry perspectives.
We've got an answer to your questions.

There is no “one size fits all” sustainability solution.

We meet our clients where they are on their unique journey, helping to navigate pitfalls and spotlight opportunities with robust insights, from granular data points to integrated workflow tools.

All powered by our rigorous commitment to transparency.

Differentiated Sustainability Insights

We empower our clients with Essential Sustainability Intelligence.

We assess climate risk. We inform net zero. We evaluate the energy transition. We advance carbon markets. We enable sustainable finance. We quantify sustainability disclosure. We maintain our impartiality.

And we are committed to continuous improvement, delivering tomorrow's sustainability insight in partnership with our clients and global markets.

Client Case Studies
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Our people are at the heart of everything we do.

Developing data. Enhancing analytics. Evolving indices. Expanding price assessments. Deepening opinions. Surfacing sustainability considerations in credit ratings. Integrating workflow tools.

Our People

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We became sustainability experts by listening to what our customers are asking. And every year, there are more answers to find.


The first Corporate Sustainability Assessment is sent to 2,000 companies. It is paper-based and all materials and evidence are returned as hard copies!

Dow Jones Indexes (now S&P Dow Jones Indices); SAM jointly launch the world’s first ever global sustainability benchmark, the Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index (DJSI World).


S&P Global Commodity Insights, formerly S&P Global Platts, launches its inaugural Annual Guidebook, documenting Platts Analytics’ fully integrated long term energy outlook.


The Dow Jones Sustainability™ North America Index (DJSI North America) is launched.


The Dow Jones Sustainability™ Australia Index (DJSI Australia) is launched.

S&P Global Commodity Insights, formerly IHS Markit Energy & Natural Resources, launched long term strategic scenarios, three alternative pathways to the future. Today, these scenarios go out to 2050 and represent various temperature change pathways, including 2.0 and 1.5 degrees.


S&P Dow Jones Indices launches the S&P Global Clean Energy Index and the S&P Global Water Index.


CICERO Shades of Green, now a part of S&P Global, delivers the first green bond Second Party Opinion (SPO) in the market, for the World Bank.


The Dow Jones Sustainability™ Asia/Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific) and Dow Jones Sustainability™ Korea Index (DJSI Korea) are launched.

S&P Dow Jones Indices launches low carbon benchmarks in partnership with Trucost, including the S&P 500 Carbon Efficient Index.


Launch of the Dow Jones Sustainability™ Europe Index (DJSI Europe).

S&P Global Mobility, formerly IHS Markit, launches Light Vehicle Alternative Propulsion Forecast.

S&P Global Mobility, formerly IHS Markit, launches Hybrid-EV Portal.


S&P Global Mobility, formerly IHS Markit, launches Sales-Based Powertrain Forecast.


S&P Dow Jones Indices launches the S&P Green Bond Index and S&P Green Bond Select Index.


S&P Dow Jones Indices launches a range of thematic ESG indices, including the S&P 500 Environmental & Socially Responsible Index, the S&P 500 Fossil Fuel Free Index and the S&P ESG Pan-Europe Developed Sovereign Bond Index.

S&P Global Mobility, formerly IHS Markit, launches Vehicle Performance and Compliance (VPAC) for CO2 emissions.


S&P Global acquires Trucost.


S&P Dow Jones Indices is the first index provider to publish sustainability characteristics for all listed equity indices on its website.

S&P Global Ratings launches its Second Party Opinion (SPO) service.


S&P Global Mobility, formerly IHS Markit, launches CO2 Compliance Cost and Scenarios.


S&P Dow Jones Indices launches the S&P 500 ESG Index.

S&P Global Commodity Insights launches hydrogen price assessments.

S&P Global Commodity Insights, formerly S&P Global Platts, launches price assessments for the low-carbon electricity markets including renewables generated and guarantees of origin, later expanded to include IRECs.

S&P Global Mobility, formerly IHS Markit, acquires Novation Analytics for energy consumption and fuel efficiency modelling.


S&P Global Market Intelligence integrates environmental data into its portfolio analysis and quantitative research tools.

S&P Global launches ESG scores on S&P Global Market Intelligence platforms.

S&P Global Commodity Insights launches Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) price assessment in Europe.

S&P Global Market Intelligence and Oliver Wyman launch a climate-linked credit analytics model suite.

S&P Global Commodity Insights, formerly IHS Markit Energy & Natural Resources, launches Clean Energy Technology, providing in-depth data, analytics and insights covering the supply chain, economics and outlooks on the most important clean technologies shaping the transformation of the energy industry.


S&P Global unveils new sustainability organization: S&P Global Sustainable1.

S&P Global Commodity Insights, formerly S&P Global Platts, launches its Energy Transition Service. Combining Future Energy Outlooks, The Global Integrated Energy Model, and first-to-market price assessments covering Voluntary Carbon, Hydrogen and Ammonia.

S&P Global Ratings launches Second Party Opinions for Sustainability-Linked Financings.

S&P Global Commodity Insights begins publishing CORSIA-eligible carbon credit market price assessments.


S&P Global acquires The Climate Service.

S&P Global merges with IHS Markit.

S&P Global acquires Shades of Green business from CICERO.

S&P Global Commodity Insights launches Open Hydrogen Initiative (OHI), a new open-sourced initiative to better define carbon intensity for hydrogen at the facility level.

S&P Global Commodity Insights launches natural gas satellite-driven methane intensity calculations for 19 basins.

S&P Global Ratings expands SPO service to include analysis of EU Taxonomy alignment.

S&P Global Sustainable1 launched Enhanced Physical Risk including financial impact of climate related physical risk via Xpressfeed™ and Snowflake.

S&P Global Market Intelligence launched green bond dataset with more than 8000+ green bonds.

S&P Global Market Intelligence announces strategic partnership with Novata to enable collection and management of financial and ESG data for private market investors.

S&P Global Mobility, formerly IHS Markit, launches Medium Heavy Commercial Vehicle Alternative Propulsion Forecast.


S&P Global KY3P® integrates ESG scores into its third-party risk management platform.

S&P Global Market Intelligence launches private company environmental data.

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