In an environment with frequent restatements of company data and evolving ESG rating methods, working with ESG data means keeping track of constant changes.
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Analyzing the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) performance of listed companies provides valuable insights. However, restatements of past indicators, mismatches in time between financial and non-financial reporting, and redefinitions of ESG scores and categories create a burden for interpreting trends.
With less than nine years left to achieve the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) outlined by the United Nations (UN), we have analyzed the support from stock-listed companies. Many companies have joined the global partnership that shares the beliefs expressed in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
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An analysis of almost 3,000 listed firms showed that commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals is not a matter of size.
Wiesbaden and Zurich, June 29, 2021. The professional management of sustainability data in the financial sector will be a competitive advantage in the coming years. ESG ratings provide a certain level of orientation for investors, but raw data and the combination of different sources will become indispensable. The Swiss ESG data consultants from valyt and the German IT consulting firm syracom are offering financial institutions the right solutions today, in a joint approach.