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Get the 2021 Gartner® Market Guide for Corporate ESG Ratings and Research

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Get Crucial Insights Into ESG Ratings & Investor Priorities

Now more than ever, ESG ratings are key in influencing potential investors. With the help of Gartner research on ESG ratings and research firms, how they work, and which ones are currently the biggest players in the market, CFOs can leverage ESG ratings to gain traction and attract—then maintain—the interest of investors. 

“Continued growth in this market will lead vendors to demand more data from more companies. As a result, CFOs must find new metrics to disclose without losing their focus on materiality and data quality.”

– 2021 Gartner® Market Guide for Corporate ESG Ratings and Research”

"You can use a Market Guide to understand how the status of an emerging market aligns with your future plans."

Statistics for Sustainable Fund's Rapid Growth

Read more in the Market Guide:

  • Discover key findings in the rapidly growing ESG data market and what’s driving investor decision-making 
  • Learn about the five stages of data development—and what companies must do to overcome challenges at each stage 
  • Determine which ratings and research firms are the best fit for your company’s ESG metrics and data 
  • Learn how to prioritize vendors based on their ability to ensure investment-grade ESG data 

Integrated Insights for Intelligent ESG Program Management

ESG performance success requires alignment with real-time insights like these ESG ratings and a robust ESG program management digital solution like ESG Director. Our holistic ESG data management and reporting solution includes integrated mapping to global ESG frameworks and standards (e.g., CDP, GRI, SASB, etc.) and is complemented by our award-winning Benchmark ESG™ solutions for Risk, EHS, Quality, Sustainability, and Stewardship.

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Gartner, Market Guide for Corporate ESG Ratings and Research Published 26 April 2021, Stephen Adams. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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