Capital markets technology and exchange company Nasdaq announced today the launch of ESG Data Hub, providing investors with a single source of ESG data from multiple providers across a wide range of sustainability and impact areas.
James McKeone, VP, Head of European Data at Nasdaq, said:
“Nasdaq ESG Data Hub responds to the growing demand for more specialized and high-quality data, helping investors to make more intelligent and well-founded investment decisions.”
At launch, ESG Data Hub will provide information from partners including:
- Gender equality-focused data and insights provider Equileap
- Nature, biodiversity, natural capital and ecological restoration solutions provider Ecogain
- Reputational risk-focused data science company RepRisk
- Climate risk information from Insurance company Munich Re
- Carbon emissions data from sustainability ratings agency Inrate
- Net impact quantified data provider Upright Project
- Renewable technology data from sustainable growth-focused research, consulting and events company Cleantech Group
Nasdaq will also provide data from its proprietary data service Nasdaq Sustainable Bond Network, and will add additional data partners over time.
According to Nasdaq, all data in the new platform is tailored to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in order to support transparency and global comparability.
“Together with our clients and data partners globally, I look forward to continuing building ESG Data Hub, the latest addition to Nasdaq’s growing suite of products and services supporting sustainable and inclusive capitalism.”