A company’s management of ESG issues is analyzed on the basis of up to 100 rating criteria, most of them are sector-specific.
The indicators are constantly reviewed and developed to align with latest scientific findings, technological developments, regulatory changes and the social debate.
Analysts gather information through media and other public sources, conduct interviews with stakeholders, and collect information on company policies and practices. Extensive company and stakeholder dialogue, coupled with strict verification, ensures objective and in-depth research.
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