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ESG Data Solutions

SGA's ESG data services facilitate customized data aggregation to make investments more sustainable, minimize potential risks and strengthen the bottom line.

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SG Analytics (SGA), a market leader in ESG data and research services, offers its solutions to the world’s largest rating agencies, data platforms, and investment market participants. With expertise in ESG data analysis, we manage data across diverse ESG frameworks, standards, and themes. Our customized ESG data solutions aim to provide ESG aggregation, cleansing, and validation across 1,500+ ESG parameters from a wide range of sources that assist in delivering meaningful insights to enable an informed decision-making process.  

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ESG data solutions services

What We Offer

To meet the reporting requirements of EU SFDR norms, SGA has established an internal SFDR data solution team to deliver ESG data and research services. For financial market players to ingest the necessary data for SFDR reporting and regulatory requirements, we source and gather the principal adverse impacts (PAI) data. Our services involve researching and collecting data metrics per SFDR guidelines on mandatory and additional Principal Adverse Impacts (PAIs).  

  • Our data coverage for SFDR-based research is extensive, with 200 important metrics for all 14 required and 33 additional PAIs. These metrics are reported using real data that has been provided, reported and confirmed by the company being evaluated. As a result, the PAI Statement will be accurate, and there will be flexibility to prepare for any future regulatory obligations. 
  • By dividing PAIs into smaller KPIs, we give financial market players, rating services and other end users a deeper understanding. We apply PAIs to GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) sectors and map those results. 
  • For each PAI and sub-KPI, we, one of the best ESG data providers, design and deliver a definition, methodology and data scope, while preserving the dataset's integrity. 
  • Our structured team employs automation for document sourcing, a combination of automated and analyst inputs for data aggregation, and technology solutions for data quality checks.  
  • SGA, the ESG data provider, has immense expertise thanks to our coverage of more than 4000 businesses worldwide and adding on. 

SGA's carbon services include carbon project benchmarking, validation and verification. Carbon adaptation and mitigation projects are evaluated using VCS, Gold Standard, and American Carbon Registry carbon registry. We hold expertise in developing procedures, guidelines, and templates for extracting valuable carbon-accounting procedures to verify project emission and carbon credits generated across carbon project’s life cycle. We, an ESG data and solutions provider, offer a technical analysis of numerous carbon mitigation projects gathered for diverse sectors. We offer risk analysis services and an upscale approach that presents it in a standard format. 

  • By standardising the terminology and output, we offer convenient access and benchmarking of carbon mitigation projects. 
  • We rely on publicly accessible data from both regional and global carbon registries. 
  • We provide assistance with interpretability for various carbon registry projects. We help the customer by doing several data validation tests to ensure the integrity of the reported credits for the project. 
  • Our carbon reach includes initiatives from carbon sequestration technology projects to nature-based solutions, etc. 

For corporates and financial industry players, SGA makes the EU taxonomy straightforward. Using the criterias outlined by the Taxonomy Regulation, we evaluate the company’s economic operations. According to the Taxonomy Regulation, the corporate must publish this information as part of the disclosures it is obligated to make under the NFRD. It determines the proportion of company's financial parameter attributable to assets or services associated with the qualifying activities. 

For players in the financial sector, we identify investments, assess Do No Significant Harm (DNSH) and Minimum Social Safeguards requirements, compare sustainability initiatives with Taxonomy thresholds and calculate final alignment figures. Our ESG data service offerings for EU Taxonomy include all steps for corporates followed by determining the weight of each investee company in the portfolio and multiplying it by the weighted percentage of each investee company's turnover, capital expenditures, or operating expenditures per the Taxonomy Regulation to determine the weighting of each investee company in the portfolio. This helps to reach the point where the financial product's portfolio aligns with the Taxonomy Regulation.

  • We assess the activities done by the company, issuer or covered by the financial product that may be eligible (e.g., projects, use of funds). 
  • We evaluate the major contribution to climate change mitigation and adaptation for it, such as power generation <100g>
  • We validate that the issuer is adhering to the minimum social safeguards outlined in the Taxonomy Regulation and that the DNSH requirements are being satisfied by the issuer. 
  • We determine how investments align with the Taxonomy and create transparency at the investment products level. 

SGA provides customized support to clients in their investment decision-making process by screening for a wide array of ESG criteria. Our screening methodology covers diverse sectors and considers both positive and exclusionary factors, as well as unique ESG considerations. Through our screening services for positive ESG criteria, we enable the identification of companies and investment portfolios that genuinely prioritize sustainability, all while remaining vigilant against misleading greenwashing practices. Through our screening services for negative ESG criteria, we assist in the identification of businesses or activities that are considered harmful, controversial, or inconsistent with ethical, social, or environmental values.

Furthermore, SGA offers robust solutions for evaluating ESG controversies across various ESG themes. We deliver comprehensive summaries of our ESG controversy scores and impact assessments, leveraging our in-house automated news-crawling system for real-time reporting. Additionally, we customize scoring frameworks to assess the ramifications of these controversies. Our extensive range of services includes creating regular newsletters, generating event-based reports on controversies, publishing reports specific to themes, individual companies, or industries, and developing thorough reputational risk assessments through continuous monitoring of controversies."

Climate change data significantly impacts investment decisions, risk assessment, and corporate sustainability evaluations. With our bespoke climate change data, our clients are able to Discerning the a company'’s exposure to climate-related risks and opportunities, thereby helpings investors assess its long-term viability. Our Climate data research services inform investment strategies that prioritize companies aligning with sustainable practices, and are resilient to climate change aspects, thus potentially leading to better returns over time.

As a leader in customized climate change data research and solutions, we provide a range of flexible research and data services carefully designed to meet your specific needs. We offer you the data necessary to generate precise insights for informed decision-making, thereby driving the progress of your organization's sustainability initiatives.

As a leading provider of comprehensive ESG research and data services, we offer you access to vital information on private companies' sustainability practices. By harnessing the capabilities of our in-house AI-enabled digital assets and a team of ESG experts, you can conduct ESG due diligence, enhance your investment strategies, and unlock the full potential of sustainable investing.

Leverage our comprehensive ESG research and data services to gain a competitive advantage, identify hidden investment gems, mitigate risk, strengthen investor confidence, and harness the immense potential of the growing sustainable investment market.

  • Our customized ESG solutions cater to your specific ESG requirements and selection criteria, providing exclusive investment opportunities and supporting companies with exponential growth while adhering to sustainable principles.
  • Our hybrid approach utilizes both primary and secondary research to meticulously aggregate, compile, validate, and analyze ESG insights derived from an extensive range of private enterprises across diverse industries.
  • We identify and customize ESG indicators specific to each sector, seamlessly aligning with your values and investment strategies. This ensures a bespoke approach that reflects your mission.
  • For our clients, we have an extensive network of over 4,000 private companies located across the globe.
  • Our skilled team of subject matter experts (SMEs) specializes in providing comprehensive ESG workshops, tailored knowledge-sharing sessions, and ESG support desks designed for private enterprises.

Why SGA

Bespoke ESG Solutions

Bespoke ESG solutions augmented via flexible engagement models aligning with globally reported frameworks and guidelines

15,000+ Issuers

Multi-asset-class expertise and research experience for 15,000+ issuers across different sustainability themes

16+ Languages

Combination of sustainability, research competency, and language proficiency across 16 Asian and European languages

End-To-End Solutioning

Analytical capabilities enabling end-to-end ESG management and integration

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