S&P to go head to head with MSCI in ESG ratings

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By Jon Hay
17 Apr 2018

S&P Global Ratings is preparing to launch an ESG Evaluation product, competing directly with socially responsible investment rating firms such as MSCI and Sustainalytics.

ESG ratings are scores that indicate how a company performs in its impact on the environment and society and in its governance. They are widely used by investors who want to take these factors into account when making investment decisions – for example, by excluding issuers with low ...

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