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ESG integration - Learn from your peers

ESG integration - Learn from your peers

Participants in the annual S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) find value in participation process itself as well as the benchmarking opportunities of the end results. The CSA is a key management tool to embed ESG thinking in your business model at each stage of a company's sustainability journey.

Whether you are a first-timer, a seasoned participant or a sustainability champion, your next step in the CSA can bring value to your organization. The learning experience of answering the CSA questionnaire is the first reward in itself, while you can leverage the results afterwards for benchmarking, continuous improvement and even index membership inclusion.

What are the specific benefits of actively participating? How do participants use CSA results? Watch these short videos to hear from executives of several diverse companies. They all have something in common, though: the value of the CSA is theirs for the taking.

The testimonial videos below feature CSA participants that are already leaders in their industry and those that are aspiring to become global leaders. It includes companies invited for DJSI or other ESG indices as well as those that participate in the CSA purely for its other benefits.


What returns on investment have you identified by completing the CSA? 
  • Nominate your company as a sustainable leader 
  • Gain broader and more in-depth insights into stakeholders’ interests 
  • Make better decisions for your investments and those of your customers 
  • Achieve increased alignment, reliability and credibility 

The CSA asks around 100 questions, for which individual scores are provided. What are the benefits? 
  • Better understand exposure to ESG risks and opportunities 
  • Gauge your performance year over year 
  • Benefit from transparent and expert feedback 
  • Offer more value to your internal and external stakeholders 


  • Improve communication with your investors and corporate clients
  • Analyze performance on key material aspects
  • Verify and inform strategy and stakeholder relations
  • Motivate your employees