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September 25, 2023

Do Consumers Care About ESG? Evidence from Barcode-Level …

ESG, Retail, Corporate social responsibility

Meier et al. (2023)
September 09, 2023

Shareholder Value Implications of Supply Chain ESG …

Supply chain, ESG, Value creation, Cross-sectional returns, Mispricing

Lin et al. (2023)
August 23, 2023

When Do Corporate Good Deeds Become a Burden? The Role of …

ESG news, Event study, Market reaction

Kim et al. (2023)
August 06, 2023

Corporate social irresponsibility: The relationship between …

Cost of equity, Reputational risk, Corporate social responsibility

Becchetti et al. (2023)
July 25, 2023

“Crowd Contamination”? Spillover Effects in the Context of …

Corporate misconduct, Spillover, Allegation

Wecker, Brauer (2023)
June 21, 2023

The Stock and Option Market Response to Negative ESG News

ESG news, Implied volatility, Market reaction

Orpiszewski et al. (2023)
May 25, 2023

A Factor-Tilt Approach to ESG Investing

Keywords: ESG, Factor investing, Active tilts, Portfolio construction

Weibel, Iwata (2023)
April 19, 2023

Enhancing Equity Factor Model with Publicly-reported ESG …

Keywords: Factor investing, Cross-sectional asset pricing, ESG incidents

Iwata, Weibel (2023)
April 14, 2023

Materiality Indications as a Double-Edged Sword: Real …

Keywords: SASB, Materiality, ESG incidents

Goettsche et al. (2023)
April 05, 2023

Selection bias in ESG controversies as a risk for …

Keywords: ESG scores, ESG incidents

Barkemeyer et al. (2023)
December 27, 2022

Global vs. Local ESG Ratings: Evidence from China

Keywords: ESG ratings, ESG risks, China

Chen et al. (2022)
December 20, 2022

Firms’ sustainability, financial performance, and …

Keywords: Reputational risk, Financial performance, EU regulatory policy, COVID-19

Agoraki et al. (2023)
November 28, 2022

ESG Shareholder Engagement and Downside Risk

Keywords: ESG, Shareholder activism, Downside risk, Corporate governance, Climate change

Hoepner et al. (2022)
October 04, 2022

ESG Controversies, ESG Disclosure and Analyst Forecast …

Keywords: ESG incidents, ESG disclosure, Forecast accuracy, Information asymmetry

Schiemann, Tietmeyer (2022)
September 20, 2022

Sell-Side Analysts' Assessment of Operational Risk: …

Keywords: Analysts, ESG incidents, Operational risks

Park et al. (2022)
August 13, 2022

Hidden in a group? Market reactions to multi-violator …

Keywords: Multi-violator disclosures, Corporate social irresponsibiliy, Stock market returns

Liu et al. (2022)
July 28, 2022

Why Bad News Can Be Good News: The Signaling Feedback …

Keywords: ESG incidents, Corporate social irresponsibility, Signaling theory

Fu (2022)
July 25, 2022

Altruism or Self-Interest? ESG and Participation in …

Keywords: ESG, Employee ownership, Employee satisfaction

Bonelli et al. (2022)
July 13, 2022

The Russia-Ukraine War and Climate Policy Expectations: …

Keywords: Climate transition risk, Energy, ESG, Event study, Inflation, Resilience, Russia-Ukraine war, Stock returns

Deng et al. (2022)
June 30, 2022

The Times Are They A-Changin'? Tracking Sovereign Wealth …

Keywords: Sovereign wealth funds, Sustainable development goals

Bortolotti et al. (2022)
June 24, 2022

ESG Issues and Career Prospects of Directors: Evidence from …

Keywords: RRI, Director Career Prospects, ESG

Colak et al. (2022)
June 14, 2022

Tilting the Wrong Firms? How Inflated ESG Ratings Negate …

Keywords: Cost of capital, Portfolio tilting, Socially responsible investing (SRI), Promised to realized sustainable performance

Bams, van der Kroft (2022)
June 01, 2022

The Business Impact of ESG Performance

Keywords: ESG incidents, RRI, Stock market returns

Moody's Analytics (2022)
June 01, 2022

Measuring Persistence in ESG Risk Management Culture

Keywords: ESG incidents, ESG risk management culture, Prediction of ESG incidents

Moody's Analytics (2022)
May 19, 2022

Firms’ ESG reputational risk and market longevity: A …

Keywords: Sustainability, ESG reputational risk, Longevity, Survival Analysis

Fafaliou et al. (2022)
April 15, 2022

Seeking Financial Performance by avoiding ESG Risks: …

Keywords: Sustainable Finance, ESG investing, ESG risk, Equities, Quantitative Investing

Martin, Pramov, and Huwyler (2022)
February 20, 2022

A stakeholder resource-based view of corporate social …

Keywords: Corporate social irresponsibility, Stakeholder salience, Shareholder returns

Harjoto et al. (2022)
January 28, 2022

ES Risks and Shareholder Voice

Keywords: Shareholder proposals, Voting, Mutual funds, Environmental, Social

He, Kahraman, and Lowry (2022)
January 25, 2022

Stock market reactions to adverse ESG disclosure via media …

Keywords: Reputational risk, Stock price

Wong, Zhang (2022)
November 30, 2021

The Effects of Mandatory ESG Disclosure Around the World

Keywords: Sustainability reports, ESG reporting, Nonfinancial information, ESG incidents

Krueger et al. (2021)
October 13, 2021

Does Money Talk? Divestitures and Corporate Environmental …

Keywords:  Corporate social responsibility, Price Informativeness, Real effects of financial markets, Institutional investors, Sustainability, Corporate governance, Culture

Gantchev at al. (2021)
September 01, 2021

Is History Repeating Itself? The (Un)Predictable Past of …

Keywords: ESG ratings, ESG investment, CSR

Berg, Fabisik, and Sautner (2021)
August 11, 2021

ESG news, future cash flows, and firm value

Keywords: ESG, Sustainability, Expectations, Analyst forecasts, Valuation, Discount rate, Cost of capital, Cash flows

Derrien et al. (2021)
June 01, 2021

Do Responsible Investors Invest Responsibly?

Keywords: ESG, SRI, PRI, Socially responsible investing, Sustainability, Institutional investors, Greenwashing

Brandon et al. (2021)
May 02, 2021

The ESG Behaviors of Multinational Enterprises: An …

Salsbery (2021)
April 01, 2021

Long-term Sustainable Investment for Retirement

Keywords: ESG, Ethical investment, Socially responsible investment, Performance evaluation

Owadally et al. (2021)
February 10, 2021

Environmental, Social, and Governance Incidents and Bank …

Keywords: ESG incidents, Bank loan, Loan cost, Loan size

He et al. (2021)
November 18, 2020

Corporate social irresponsibility and portfolio …

Keywords: Corporate social irresponsibility, Developed markets, Emerging markets, Reputation risk, Portfolio approach

Harjoto et al. (2020)
October 14, 2020

ESG and CEO Turnover

Keywords: CEO turnover, ESG incidents

Colak et al. (2020)
June 24, 2020

When bad news hits good companies

Keywords: ESG, Equity, Quant strategy global

BofA Global Research (2020)
June 04, 2020

Does reputation risk matter? Evidence from cross-border …

Keywords: Corporate social irresponsibility, Cross-border acquisition premium, Reputation risk

Maung, Wilson, Yu (2020)
February 19, 2019

Auditor Response to Negative Media Coverage of Client …

Keywords: Negative media, ESG, RepRisk, Risk of material misstatement, Audit fees, Auditor resignation

Burke et al. (2019)
January 03, 2018

Is ESG Profitable? A Quantitative Study of ESG Impact on …

Bashta (2018)
August 25, 2017

Corporate Social Responsibility and Firm Reputation Risk

Keywords: Corporate social responsibility, Reputational risk, ESG, Stakeholder theory, Multilevel models

Darnell (2017)
March 23, 2017

How Media Coverage of Corporate Social Irresponsibility …

Keywords: Corporate social responsibility, Media, Credit risk, Stakeholder theory, Attribution theory

Kölbel et al. (2017)
March 22, 2017

Firms, Breach of Norms, and Reputation Damage

Keywords: Corporate reputation, Corporate social responsibility, Reputational damage

Breitinger and Bonardi (2017)
November 09, 2016

Corporate Sustainability: First Evidence on Materiality

Keywords: Sustainability, Corporate social responsibility, Investments, Corporate performance

Khan et al. (2016)
June 27, 2016

The Relationship between Sustainability Performance and …

Keywords: Disclosure quality, Sustainability performance, Legitimacy theory, Voluntary disclosure theory

Hummel and Schlick (2016)
April 22, 2015

Does Corporate Social Responsibility Performance Affect …

Keywords: Social Responsibility, Reputational Risk

RepRisk and CSRHub (2015)
June 30, 2014

Soft Law Violation and Liability

KeplerCheuvreux (2014)
September 22, 2012

ESG Alpha in China

Keywords: ESG investment, Chinese stock market, China A share, China non-A share

Barnetta et al. (2012)
September 15, 2012

ESG Performance of European Investment Funds

Keywords: ESG performance evaluation, RRI, Equity investment funds, SRI funds

AfU Investor Research and RepRisk (2012)
May 05, 2008

The effect of bad news on reputation and shareprice: An …

Keywords: CSR, Reputation, Impact of news, ESG investing, RRI, MSCI

Kölbel (2008)
“ESG investing can only be as good as the data that underpins it. I look forward to supporting RepRisk’s drive towards reliable and transparent ESG metrics."
Julian Kölbel
Head of Research
Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth at the University of Zurich

Innovation needs transparency
– and meaningful ESG work can only happen with quality data

Below, RepRisk provides access to live code and data with our latest ESG scores based on a sample set of companies. This decision, borne of RepRisk’s mission to drive positive change via the power of data and transparency, enables clients to customize their own ESG risk metrics – helping them make informed decisions toward their goals of sustainability and alpha generation.
Our methodology is fully transparent and rules-based.

RepRisk’s Jupyter Notebook for ESG investment scores
Calculate and customize ESG risk metrics as a basis for 
your own ESG scores and trading signals for equity and bond portfolio construction

RepRisk’s Jupyter Notebook for backtesting analysis
RepRisk’s time series are not reverse-engineered but generated using a consistent methodology

Unlimited company coverage with RepRisk
Discover our daily-growing company universe with industry-leading coverage on private companies, as well as emerging
and frontier markets

RepRisk Index for companies
Quantify a company's reputational risk exposure to ESG issues and facilitate ESG risk assessments associated with investments and business relationships

RepRisk Rating
Facilitate benchmarking and ESG integration by measuring companies’ ESG risk exposure including country and sector affiliations

RepRisk UNGC Violator Flag
Identify companies that have a high or potential risk of violating one or more of the ten UNGC Principles

RepRisk Due Diligence Scores
Discover off-the-shelf thematic metrics to easily integrate business conduct and ESG risk considerations into your internal processes

RepRisk Index for countries
Discover how ESG risk exposure for a country can be quantified

RepRisk Index for country-sector combinations
Quantify business conduct risk exposure related to ESG issues at the country-sector level

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