Moody’s ESG Solutions today brings corporate compliance with the principles set by the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world’s largest initiative on corporate sustainability. Announced that it has launched Global Compact Screening, a tool for making decisions.
Sustainable investment is growing, both in terms of size and its share of global assets under management. With this increasing focus on responsible investment, Moody’s Global Compact Screening Tool provides financial institutions with essential data for portfolio management, risk management and reporting.
This tool helps investors incorporate global ESG standards into portfolio management practices to build Socially Responsible Investment (SRI Label) funds and indices, while at the same time allowing asset holders to address portfolio ESG risks. Allows you to evaluate your exposure. This type of screening is essential for market participants seeking to comply with UNGC standards on their journey to sustainability, especially in situations where there are deep-rooted concerns about greenwashing.
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Sabine Rockman, Global Head of Moody’s ESG Indicators, said: “Incorporating sustainability into our portfolio enables investors and other market participants to lay the foundation for long-term success and share responsibility for the transition to a more sustainable and resilient future. Global Compact Screening Tool supports responsible investment decisions by assessing a company’s strategies and operations against UNGC principles. ”
Moody’s Global Compact Screening currently offers:
- Valuation by 36 data points of approximately 5000 listed companies worldwide
- 0-100 score and control screening on UNGC’s principles of human rights, labor, the environment and anti-corruption
- Negative screening for activities that violate UNGC exclusion principles
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