Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Ratings and Data Products Providers

The Final Report (Report) is structured around five chapters. Chapter 1 provides an overview of the market for ESG ratings and data products; Chapter 2 discusses the current practices of ESG ratings and data products providers. Chapter 3 discusses observations in relation to users of ESG ratings and ESG data products while Chapter 4 elaborates on the interactions between companies that are the subject of ESG ratings or data products and ESG ratings and data products providers. Finally, Chapter 5 discusses areas for improvement highlighted in the fact-finding exercise and sets out recommendations for securities markets regulators, ESG ratings and data products providers, users of these products and services, and companies subject to these providers’ review.

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Author: IOSCO