May 8, 2019, Zurich, Switzerland
RepRisk integrates Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Framework
# Investors can identify environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks that are most material to the industries they invest in
RepRisk, a global leader in data science, specializing in premium ESG and business conduct risk research, is pleased to announce the application of the SASB Materiality Map® in its risk management and compliance solutions.
RepRisk is mapping its core research scope of 28 ESG issues against the 26 sustainability issues that comprise the SASB Materiality Map®. The Map identifies those sustainability issues that are likely to affect the financial condition or operating performance of companies within an industry.
“Being able to assess risks related to ESG issues such as human rights abuses and corruption in their portfolio is crucial for all leading investors,” said Linard Campell, Executive Vice President Business Development at RepRisk. “We are very excited to become one of the few providers applying this framework and enabling our clients to identify those ESG and business conduct risks that are most material to the industries they are invested in.”
RepRisk’s research captures and analyzes information worldwide and in 20 languages from public sources and stakeholders external to a company in order to systematically flag and monitor material ESG risks. The RepRisk Platform consists of more than 120,000 public and private companies as well as over 30,000 projects of all sizes, in every sector and market. It is used by leading organizations as their key due diligence solution to prevent and mitigate risks related to their operations, business relationships, and investments.
Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Switzerland, RepRisk is a pioneer in ESG data science that leverages the combination of AI and machine learning with human intelligence to systematically analyze public information and identify material ESG risks. RepRisk’s flagship product, the RepRisk ESG Risk Platform, is the world’s largest and most comprehensive due diligence database on ESG and business conduct risks, with expertise in 23 languages and coverage of 150,000+ public and private companies and 40,000+ infrastructure projects. For more than a decade, the world’s leading financial institutions and corporations have trusted RepRisk for due diligence and risk management across their operations, business relationships, and investments. Find out more on reprisk.com.