Expand ESG coverage universe for research and rating agency

55+
GICS industries covered.
2500+
Companies covered.
10+
Foreign languages covered.
150
Data points analyzed.

Client

Leading European ESG research and rating agency.

OPPORTUNITY

The client wanted to expand their ESG coverage universe by 2,500+ companies including private and publicly listed entities within a year. The client’s resource bandwidth was insufficient to aggregate and analyze information and perform controversy impact analysis for all the companies within the stipulated timeframe.

SOLUTION

SG Analytics employed a dedicated team of ESG researchers including language experts. SG Analytics approach comprised of the following steps:
  • SG Analytics deployed sector-wise teams with dedicated sector specialists.
  • Our research team collected information using multiple sources, such as company publications, websites, press releases, etc. and bridging data gaps by leveraging multiple third-party databases.
  • The team understood the requirement of each data point across multiple themes and meticulously analyzed and selected precise information that best suited the requirement.
  • We performed impact analysis of companies including subsidiaries of the companies in the coverage universe.
  • We also established a three-layer internal quality assurance process.

VALUE DELIVERED

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1
Surpassed quality SLA of 95% from first month & achieved 100% monthly TAT target for each request type.
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2
Improved efficiency by 20% by automating data collection.
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3
Expanded coverage universe within the stipulated time frame.
 

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