Due diligence, KYC and client onboarding, reputational risk
RepRisk traces its roots to the investment and commercial banking industry. With its unsurpassed coverage of companies and infrastructure projects, including in emerging and frontier markets, RepRisk is the key tool for integrating environmental and social risk assessments across a bank’s business lines, from lending to IPOs and advisory to trade, export, and project finance. The world’s leading banks deploy RepRisk as part of client onboarding and Know-Your-Client (KYC) procedures, reputational risk management, client and transaction reviews, and compliance checks with internal policies and international standards such as the Equator Principles and the Principles for Responsible Banking.
Due diligence, underwriting risk assessments, compliance
RepRisk has more than a decade of experience working with the world’s leading insurance and reinsurance firms and export credit agencies. As the only ESG data provider to systematically cover infrastructure projects, RepRisk has quickly become the go-to solution for integrating environmental and social risk assessments into underwriting procedures and for enabling compliance with international standards such as the UN Principles for Sustainable Insurance and the OECD Guidelines.
Risk overlay, portfolio monitoring, quantitative analysis, engagement
The world’s leading asset managers rely on RepRisk’s fast-moving risk signals and actionable insights throughout their investment processes, from pre-investment due diligence to portfolio construction and monitoring to company engagement. RepRisk’s industry-leading company coverage in both developed and emerging markets allows portfolio managers, traders, and research analysts to make more informed decisions across asset classes and build portfolios that are aligned with international standards such as the UN PRI, SASB, and the SDGs.
Quant-oriented managers benefit from RepRisk’s unchanged methodology and unbroken time series of metrics and analytics from January 2007 – not designed or reverse-engineered to predict returns of securities.
Due diligence, portfolio monitoring, company engagement
As the only ESG data provider systematically covering private companies across developed and emerging markets, private equity and private debt firms increasingly turn to RepRisk for their ESG integration needs. RepRisk’s daily-updated dataset of over 100,000 private companies facilitates their pre-acquisition/pre-financing due diligence, post-transaction monitoring, and engagement with portfolio companies on ESG risks.
Quantitative analysis, alpha testing, smart beta portfolio construction
For hedge funds, RepRisk offers access to the largest dataset of ESG risks, with an unbroken time series from 2007 that is unmatched in the industry. Thanks to RepRisk’s rules-based methodology that ensures data integrity and quality, hedge fund managers can run extensive analyses to identify market trends or risk signals. Quant investors can go a step further by conducting backtests and incorporating RepRisk’s data into their own proprietary trading algorithms.
Due diligence, project portfolio screening, compliance
As the only ESG data provider to systematically cover projects, RepRisk offers unique data for infrastructure investors looking to conduct due diligence on potential projects, monitor their project portfolio, and check compliance with international standards. RepRisk offers the largest dataset available on ESG risks related to infrastructure projects including mines, dams, pipelines; wind and solar farms; roads, bridges, and tunnels; factories and plantations; airports and seaports, and more.
Index construction and analysis, risk overlay, conduct-based exclusions
RepRisk works with leading index providers to create powerful market indicators and benchmarks. RepRisk’s time-tested dataset – with an unbroken time series from 2007 – delivers a level of quality and stability unmatched by other ESG datasets. Today, RepRisk data is integrated in the world’s leading sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (with RobecoSAM), FTSE4Good Index Series, and S&P DJI ESG Indices.
Portfolio screening and monitoring, compliance, engagement
RepRisk is trusted RepRisk by a wide range of leading asset owners, including pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, and foundations and endowments. They turn to RepRisk for ESG integration and investment analysis across asset classes and strategies including negative and norms-based screening. RepRisk facilitates their engagement processes and helps them monitor any investment universe, portfolio, or fund – across any geography or sector.
Third-party due diligence, vendor risk management, supplier monitoring
RepRisk serves multinational companies by providing them with an efficient, systematic tool that facilitates the identification and monitoring of ESG risks across their business operations, including suppliers and partners. Leading companies also integrate RepRisk into their third-party human rights due diligence processes, to help ensure compliance to international standards such as the UN Global Compact and the UN Guiding Principles for Human Rights.
Reputational risk, company screening and monitoring, research
Service providers such as auditing and assurance firms, law firms, and consulting and advisory organizations, can rely on RepRisk’s comprehensive and daily-updated database on ESG risks to support their reputational risk management and for client and partner screening and engagement. RepRisk can also serve as an efficient, systematic tool for conducting in-depth risk research on companies, sectors, countries, and ESG trends.
Partner and donor due diligence, project and country risk assessments
Governments and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) increasingly look to RepRisk to better understand the ESG and reputational risks related to their partners and donors, as well as the risks present in the countries and sectors where they deploy resources. A wide range of stakeholders, from policymakers and regulators to development agencies and philanthropists, rely on RepRisk to inform policy and regulatory decisions as well as field-building activities.
Research, quantitative analysis, WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services)
Academics and researchers interested in ESG risks value RepRisk’s long data history, consistent and transparent methodology, and comprehensive dataset comprising of both public and private companies from developed and emerging markets.