Quick description

FTSE Russell’s ESG Ratings and data model allows investors to understand a company’s exposure to, and management of ESG issues in multiple dimensions. The ESG Ratings are comprised of an overall rating that breaks down into underlying Pillar and Theme Exposures and Scores. The Pillars and Themes are built on over 300 individual indicator assessments that are applied to each company’s unique circumstances.

Sustainable finance associated use case

  • Shareholders Engagement
  • SDGs Contribution
  • Physical Risk (Chronic Risk (Temperature Rise))
  • ESG Risk Assessment
  • Footprints (Carbon (Scope 1, 2), Biodiversity)
  • Portfolio Alignment (TCFD, Implied Temperature Rise)
  • Social Impact (Employment, Consumers)
  • EU Taxonomy (Eligibility (Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Adaptation, Water, Pollution, Biodiversity), DNSH (Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Adaptation, Water, Pollution, Biodiversity), Minimum Social Safeguards)
  • Corporate Governance (Remuneration, Accounting Transparency, Stakeholder Dialogue, Shareholders Rights, Board Composition)
  • Business Ethics (Corruption and Instability, Tax Transparency)
  • Controversies (Social (Real Time, Sectorial))