Taking clear steps to improve your company’s ESG performance is no longer just a public relations exercise. Quite often, investors and stakeholders demand to see a clear plan to improve a company’s ESG Risk Rating, as ESG success has been linked to a business’s overall, long-term success.
But how does your company begin to assess its Material ESG Issues (MEIs)? Sustainalytics’ Peer Performance Insights is a good way to start. This suite of products provides information about your company’s ESG Risk Rating and its components compared to a select number of industry peers.
The different products that comprise the Peer Performance Insights suite leverage ESG Risk Ratings to offer analysis at varying degrees of depth, from high-level industry and peer comparisons, to detailed industry trends, management scores, and controversies, amongst others.
Compare your ESG performance to selected peers to support your ESG strategy.
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Sustainalytics’ Peer Performance Insights products measure your ESG performance against industry peers to help inform future ESG decisions and drive internal process improvements.
With a universe of more than 14,000 companies and tailored frameworks developed to over 40 industries, Sustainalytics leverages its extensive research database to compare companies’ performance to peers and industry scores.
High-level comparison of overall ESG Risk Rating performance against peers across three dimensions (universe, industry, and sub-industry) on the self-serve Sustainalytics Issuer Gateway portal.
- Access to Sustainalytics Issuer Gateway
- Rate performance using overall ESG Risk Rating
- Compare industry and peer scores (high-level)
- Free of charge
An extension of the Competitive Landscape analysis, with added layers of benchmarking detail, including Exposure and Management Score Comparison, Material Issue Level comparison and ability to download peer ESG Risk Rating Reports.
- Compare industry and peer Material ESG Issues
- Compare exposure and management scores
- Downloadable peer ESG Risk Rating reports
- Includes peer analysis report
- Available in Sustainalytics’ Issuer Gateway
ESG Performance Analytics
Working in close contact with Sustainalytics’ ESG experts, this white glove service provides granular analysis of the company’s ESG Risk Rating performance and its strengths and weaknesses compared to up to 5 selected peers.
- In-depth analysis of company’s ESG performance against peers
- Hands-on assessment with expert guidance
- Written report, expert presentation, and explanation of results
- Analysis of controversies and events with peers
- Investigates industry best practices examples based on gap analysis
ESG Comparison Tool
Quickly compare yourself to three of your industry peers and get an initial indication of where your gaps might be compared to your competitors.
Notice: The information provided is for informational, non-commercial purposes only, does not constitute investment advice and is subject to conditions available in our Legal Disclaimer. Usage as a credit rating or as a benchmark is not permitted. Unless otherwise explicitly agreed in writing, usage for products and services, index creation, derivative work, portfolio or fund management, or any other usage are not permitted. By way of exception, usage is permitted only to the rated company, limited to a single reference of its own information in annual reporting and sustainability website, mentioning Sustainalytics as a source.
If you need more insights into how you perform against your competitors, have a look at our ESG Performance Analytics.
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An extension of the Competitive Landscape with added layers of benchmarking detail, including: Exposure and Management Score Comparison, Material Issue Level comparison, and ability to download peer ESG Risk Rating Reports.
ESG Performance Analytics is Sustainalytics’ most thorough analysis of a company’s ESG Risk Rating performance. This product combines project-based inquiry, a gap analysis of industry specific material ESG issues, and a comprehensive review of the practices of industry peers.