Global investment company BNY Mellon and professional services firm Aon announced today a new collaboration to create new ESG data and analytics solutions, aimed at helping clients make better and more-informed investment strategy decisions, and advancing the growth in ESG and sustainable investing.

Greg Case, Chief Executive Officer of Aon, said:

“As we help clients manage and mitigate all forms of risk, including those associated with ESG efforts, we understand the most crucial economic and investment risks and opportunities facing institutional investors. We are excited to collaborate with BNY Mellon to further enhance how we are helping our clients make better decisions that impact their business and society.”

According to the companies, the collaboration provides clients with enhanced data sets, advanced analytics, and actionable insights into ESG portfolio-level exposures. Aon aims to streamline its portfolio management and research process by enhancing net-zero reporting transparency through the new collaboration. Additionally, the companies stated that they are exploring opportunities to make Aon’s proprietary ESG fund ratings available to asset owners.

Todd Gibbons, Chief Executive Officer of BNY Mellon, said:

“As one of the world’s largest asset servicers— with scale and significance at the heart of the financial system and touchpoints across the entire financial value chain— we have an exceptional view of ESG trends. This provides us with a unique vantage point to establish an ecosystem focused on ESG that offers clients innovative solutions based on market best practices.”