RepRisk is a global leader and pioneer in data science, specializing in premium ESG and business conduct risk research and quantitative solutions.
With over a decade of experience serving the world’s largest financial institutions and corporates, RepRisk is a pioneer in ESG and business conduct due diligence data. We are the only ESG research provider to cover private companies, as well as emerging and frontier markets.
As a premium due diligence solution, we help our clients prevent and manage business conduct risks related to their operations, business relationships, and investments. Our suite of powerful risk management and compliance tools helps to reduce blind spots and shed light on potential business conduct risks that may lead to reputational, compliance, and financial risks.
We believe that responsible business conduct goes hand-in-hand with sound financial and reputational risk management, operational excellence, and profitable growth in the medium and long term.
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RepRisk has been recognized as meeting the Gold Standard in Deep Data Delivery. The Deep Data Delivery Standards were created as a public good that any asset manager or asset owner is permitted to use in contracting third-party data providers.
To be the best global data science company for due diligence on ESG and responsible business conduct risks.
To provide transparency on business conduct risks to help drive accountability and responsible behavior of companies, thus creating positive change.
- Operational excellence and superior quality
- Reliability and responsiveness
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- Flexible, open workplace
- Ownership and goal-oriented teamwork
- Personal and professional growth
RepRisk and the Institute of Applied Information Technology of Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) have launched an innovation project for automatic supply chain monitoring. The project will apply cutting-edge machine learning technologies to offer RepRisk clients an effective solution for monitoring their global supply chains against ESG and business conduct risks. It is supported by Innosuisse, the Swiss government agency which promotes science-based innovation in the interests of industry and society in Switzerland."
RepRisk is a provider of ESG risk metrics and analytics in the serious allegations assessment of the 2018 Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB).
RepRisk data used in Reporting matters publication by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
RepRisk adds four languages (Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Malaysia, Filipino, and Hindi) to its research coverage, bringing the total to 20 languages.
RepRisk adds 12 new ESG Topic Tags to its research scope.
RepRisk data becomes available on Open:FactSet Marketplace, offering extrafinancial insight to the investment community.
RepRisk data is used in JUST Capital’s 2017 ranking of America’s Most JUST Companies.
RepRisk’s ESG Risk Platform has reached over 100,000 companies – the world’s largest database of its kind.
RepRisk wins third successive tender issued by the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global's Council on Ethics, reaching the maximum quality score (10/10).
RepRisk adds Arabic language to research process.
RepRisk launches new feature in its ESG Risk Platform: The RepRisk UN Global Compact (UNGC) Violator Flag.
RepRisk and Chartered Quality Institute have entered a partnership to provide ESG data for the 2017 Good Governance Report published by the Institute of Directors.
The RepRisk ESG Risk Platform reaches coverage on over 90,000 companies across every sector and country in the world.
RepRisk data is incorporated into Ecolab’s Water Risk Monetizer.
RepRisk opens the Americas Hub in Toronto, Canada.
RepRisk announces another milestone: Its database now includes data on over 80,000 companies across every sector and country in the world.
The RepRisk ESG Risk Platform now includes data on over 20,000 projects such as mines, factory complexes, and pipelines.
RepRisk enters into a new data partnership with Bureau van Dijk, the world-leading publisher of company information, to create superior value for its clients through blended datasets.
RepRisk launches a new corporate benchmarking report, the RepRisk Benchmarking Brief, which serves as a data-driven strategy and decision-making tool for board members and executives, risk management and corporate affairs professionals, as well as CSR and sustainability teams.
The RepRisk Country-Sector Analysis Matrix is approved as a unique innovation by the Investment Innovation Benchmark (IIB).
RepRisk is recognized as meeting Gold Standard in ESG data by industry experts, Deep Data Delivery Standards.
RepRisk celebrates its 10-year anniversary as a leading provider of ESG business intelligence.
The RepRisk ESG Risk Platform now covers over 70,000 companies, across all sectors and geographies.
RepRisk expands its research scope to include six additional ESG Topic Tags.
RepRisk opens the Berlin Research and Operations Hub in Germany.
RepRisk partners with SASB to support SASB’s evidence-based research for developing sustainability-related industry standards and guidelines.
RepRisk partners with the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) to support the CDP’s annual review of companies identified as Climate Performance Leaders using the CDP scoring methodology.
A milestone for the RepRisk ESG Risk Platform: coverage of over 50,000 listed and non-listed companies across all sectors and geographies.
RepRisk adds the Dutch language, bringing its research coverage to 15 languages.
RepRisk expands its research scope to include eight additional ESG Topic Tags.
RepRisk and CSRHub publish a joint research report on the link between perceived CSR performance and ESG-related reputational risk exposure.
RepRisk wins the tender of the Council on Ethics of the Norwegian Pension Fund for a second time, continuing its work as ESG data provider to the Council for 2014-2017.
RepRisk named “Best Risk Analytics Firm” in the 2014 Independent Research in Responsible Investment (IRRI) Survey, conducted by WeConvene Extel (Thomson Reuters) and SRI-Connect.
RepRisk partners with the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment’s (PRI) Investor Engagement Team (the PRI Clearinghouse) and with the PRI Academy online responsible investment course.
RepRisk becomes founding member of Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF), a multi-stakeholder organization that promotes sustainability in the Swiss financial market, and aims to strengthen Switzerland's position as a leading global center for sustainable finance.
RepRisk gains its first private equity client, KKR
RepRisk launches its Country-Sector Analysis Matrix, an online tool that provides a quantitative measurement of the ESG risks at the country-sector level (i.e. mining in Guatemala, forestry in Indonesia). It combines the RepRisk ESG Country Index (see below in 2013) with RepRisk ESG data on companies operating in a specific sector within a country. The Matrix was developed together with a research team from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, and was co-funded by the Swiss Government’s innovation agency, the Commissino on Technology and Innovation.
RepRisk launches a new Sector ESG Risk Index which captures and quantifies the ESG risks associated with sectors. The Index was developed together with a research team from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences and was co-funded by the Swiss Government’s innovation agency, the Commissino on Technology and Innovation.
RepRisk adds the Italian language, bringing its research coverage to 14 languages.
RepRisk partners with GEC Risk Advisory and is mentioned in the “The Reputation Risk Handbook: Surviving and Thriving in the Age of Hyper-Transparency”.
RepRisk partners with two leading sustainability and CSR consulting firms in the US: BrownFlynn and the G&A Institute.
RepRisk data is incorporated into the methodology for the 2014 Newsweek Green Rankings.
RepRisk opens the Manila Operations and Research Hub in the Philippines.
RepRisk partners with CSRHub.
“The Effect of Bad News on Credit Risk: a media-based view of the pricing of corporate social responsibility” research paper based on RepRisk data wins the UNPRI student award at the annual PRI Academic Network Conference in Paris in November 2013. The research paper shows that negative ESG issues affect bond spreads.
RepRisk launches its Country ESG Risk Index, which captures and quantifies the ESG risks associated with each country in the world. The Index was developed together with a research team from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences and was co-funded by the Swiss Government’s innovation agency, the Commissino on Technology and Innovation.
RepRisk awarded research grant from Swiss Government’s innovation agency, the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI) to investigate how its data can support transparency in supply chains.
RepRisk gains its first multinational client using RepRisk for supply chain management, BASF.
The “ESG Alpha in China” research paper based on RepRisk data wins the UNPRI award in the category of Investment Strategy in Paris in September 2012. This research paper was the first study to link ESG risk information and financial performance in Chinese stock markets.
RepRisk’s “lite” company reports become available on FactSet.
RepRisk presented with the Most Important Innovation in Sustainability award at the Sustainability Congress in Bonn, Germany.
RepRisk attracts its first insurance client, Swiss Re.
RepRisk’s ESG business intelligence becomes available on Interactive Data.
RepRisk adds the four Nordic languages – Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish – bringing its research coverage to 13 languages.
RepRisk expands its research scope by adding Topic Tags (ESG “hot topics” and themes).
Milestone in the global banking industry: UBS becomes first bank to integrate RepRisk’s data into its global compliance system, allowing for the dynamic screening of environmental and social risks in processes including client onboarding, periodic client reviews, credit risk management, prospective supplier assessments, and transaction reviews in investment and commercial banking.
RepRisk is named by the Financial Times as the intelligence provider that highlighted the high ESG risk profile of BP before the Deepwater Horizon incident.
RepRisk adds the Japanese language, bringing its research coverage to nine languages.
RepRisk expands its research scope to include three additional governance issues: fraud, tax evasion, and anti-competitive practices.
ECOFACT and RepRisk become two separate legal entities, and RepRisk is renamed RepRisk AG.
RepRisk wins the tender issued by the Council on Ethics of the Norwegian Pension Fund, where RepRisk’s data will be used to monitor the Fund’s portfolio for ESG risks.
RepRisk’s data is incorporated into the annual assessment of companies for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), as part of the “Media and Stakeholder Analysis.”
RepRisk’s ESG business intelligence becomes available on SIX Telekurs from SIX Financial Information.
RepRisk adds Chinese, Korean, and Russian languages, bringing its research coverage to eight languages.
RepRisk attracts first investment management client – Fortis Asset Management (now BNP Paribas Asset Management).
RepRisk adds the Portuguese language, bringing its research coverage to five languages.
Launch of a full-fledged web-based tool, the RepRisk ESG Risk Platform, for use as a due diligence tool in the financial sector. Credit Suisse becomes RepRisk’s second client.
In response to a request by UBS, RepRisk develops a proprietary, systematic framework to identify and assess companies exposed to ESG risks. UBS becomes RepRisk’s first client.
RepRisk is founded as ECOFACT, an environmental and social risk consultancy based in Zurich, Switzerland. The consultancy originated from a credit risk department at a global bank.
A history of industry milestones and a proven track record of success: For over a decade, RepRisk has supported its clients and partners in advancing the management of ESG issues.
Global Management Team
Dr. Philipp Aeby
Executive Vice President Business Development
Alexandra Mihailescu Cichon
Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing
Executive Vice President Products and Strategy
Executive Vice President Operations and Research
Vice President Operations Technology
RepRisk is a global, diverse, and dynamic company whose employees share a unifying passion for the work they do.
Our team comprises people from a wide variety of professional backgrounds including environmental science, social sciences, international affairs, financial services, and business administration. We are always interested in talented individuals who want to make a difference. Please continue to check our current vacancies, or send your spontaneous application here.
Senior Java Developer (Toronto, Canada)
Business Analyst (Zurich, Switzerland)
ESG Research Analyst (Toronto, Canada, and/or Berlin, Germany, or Manila, Philippines)
Senior Finance Coordinator (Zurich, Switzerland)
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer (Manila, Philippines)