Sustainability Rankings: Value for Companies and Investors

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Sustainability Rankings: Value for Companies and Investors

Guest Blog by Melissa Chase, Marketing Specialist, Sustainalytics
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 4:00pm

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With all the different sustainability rankings being published, it can be difficult for companies and investors to make sense of the varying methodologies and results, potentially undermining the integrity and utility of such efforts.

Some lists rank companies across disparate sectors (i.e., energy and finance) on the same set of environmental, social and governance measures. Others, like the Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations (a Canadian list), explicitly compare companies to their industry peers, raising awareness about best industry practices in addressing key sustainability challenges. Still others, such as Las 20 Más Sostenibles or the upcoming Channel NewsAsia Sustainability Ranking (launching in September 2014) focus on regional sustainability leaders.

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Keywords: Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment | CERES | Company Ratings | Corporate Social Responsibility | Sustainalytics | csr | sustainability

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