Upcoming Webinar - Findings from the Corporate Accountability Index
On December 10, Sustainalytics and Ranking Digital Rights will host a webinar to present the findings from the first annual "Corporate Accountability Index."
In this interview-style webinar, Ranking Digital Rights’ Rebecca MacKinnon will share insight on the findings of the Index and Sustainalytics’ Matthew Barg will discuss the methodology and company engagement efforts.
To register for the webinar, click here.
Dead end for anti-competitive tax deals?
In our recent report, Dead end for anti-competitive tax deals? we examined the ESG implications for investors given the European Commission's decision to order Luxembourg and the Netherlands to recover unpaid corporate taxes. The report also offers insight on why the European Commission’s decision will have a positive impact from a universal owner perspective. To download the full report, please visit our Insights page.
Sector Report and Webinar - Real Estate
In October, Sustainalytics released “Real Estate: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back,” a new sector report evaluating the trends impacting the sector and the investment risks and opportunities for 286 public and private real estate companies.
We also hosted a webinar to present the finding from the report. To learn more about this sector report or to access a replay of the webinar, visit our website at www.sustainalytics.com/sector-report-real-estate.
In case you missed it...
In September, we also released the sector report “Steel: Forging Sustainability and Competitiveness.” With the industry struggling with overcapacity and volatility in the price of raw materials, Sustainalytics assessed the ESG risks and opportunities facing 84 public and private companies. To download the executive summary of this report, please visit our Insights page.
STOXX and Sustainalytics Publish Report on Germany's ESG Leaders
Released on October 6, “Global Leaders – Nachhaltigkeit im Dax” evaluates companies that are part of the German blue-chip index DAX from a sustainability perspective, and ranks them according to their overall sustainability profile on a global level and within Germany. The results placed Munich Re at the top with the best overall rating and the company was presented with the “STOXX/Sustainalytics German ESG Award 2015”. Munich Re was praised for the way it fully incorporated sustainability and ESG criteria into its core business areas, from primary and reinsurance to its investment arm.
To learn more, read our full press release. To download the report, please visit our Insights page.
Incident and Controversy Assessments
This month, Sustainalytics’ Incidents Team examined the accounting fraud allegations brought against Daewoo Shipping and Marine Engineering and the new probe into Volkswagen over its alleged under-reporting of fatalities and injuries related to vehicle defects.
Read “Incidents and controversy assessment..."