Scope of data

01. What are your metrics at a company level?

  • Revenue alignment: to what degree a company’s revenue positively and negatively aligns to each SDG, both unadjusted and adjusted for geographical impact.
  • Product multiplier: to what degree individual product revenues positively and negatively align to each SDG.
  • Single scores: net company impact on the SDGs and four thematic areas.

02. What are your metrics at a portfolio level?

  • Aggregate portfolio performance as measured against the SDGs and four thematic areas.
  • Current and historic portfolio performance as measured against the SDGs, including product and holding exposure.
  • Geographic footprint.
  • Portfolio performance time series analysis.

03. What is the coverage of your analytics?

We cover all globally listed companies, of which there are c.45,000. Our dataset encompasses
listed companies of every market cap, geography and sector.

04. What is the historical reach of your analytics?

We gather and assess company data going back to 2015.

05. Is investment (and R&D) into new products and services taken into account?

We focus on revenue generation at the point of analysis, although R&D expenditures are on our

06. Are company operations taken into account?

Where traditional ESG analysis focuses on a company’s operations, we only consider the real-world
impact of its products and services.

While ESG data abounds, there is relatively little impact data available to public equity investors:
particularly at scale. We consider the scarcity of external, rather than internal, sustainability
information the largest gap in the sustainable investment market.

That said, company operations are an important datapoint in financial analysis, and is something
we will incorporate in due course.