Answered By: IESE Library Last Updated: Aug 03, 2021 Views: 23
Bloomberg (available in the Financial Room of Barcelona IESE Library. Ask staff for password) collects data on Environmental, Social, and Governance Factors.
Main ESG key functions:
See the complete list of Bloomberg functions here: https://data.bloomberglp.com/professional/sites/10/ESG-Cheat-Sheet.pdf
Datastream (available in the Financial Room of IESE’s Barcelona Library as well as at the Madrid Library, through Eikon). Provides Asset4 ESG (environment, social and governance) data.
See: FAQ: ESG data-EIKON
S&P Market Intelligence Platform. Via Capital IQ
Go to the ESG Tab. Some ESG content is included in our subscription: Research, News, Top performers…
Here are some resources that rate or rank the social responsibility of companies:
- Fortune Change the World: Ranks companies that aim to make a profit while making a difference in the world.
- Global 100: Most Sustainable Corporations in the World
Sites that give background information on social responsibility issues and companies, but don't specifically rate or rank companies include:
- Benefit Corp Information Center - Benefit corporations have a corporate purpose to create a material positive impact on society and the environment. Many but not all states have specific benefit corporation requirements. The Information Center maintains a database of benefit corporations.
- Corpwatch.org monitors companies actions in light of social responsibility.
- Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes companies on social responsibility credentials.
- Corporate Citizenship Awards - US Chamber of Commerce Foundation honors businesses for their significant positive impacts in communities around the world.
- Data Center Impact for Social Justice produces reports and lists other web sites that monitor corporations actions.
- FTSE4Good Index Series "Measures performance of companies that meet globally recognised corporate responsibility standards".
- See 100 Best Companies to Work For from Fortune Magazine.