Act Analytics releases ESG platform

Act Analytics has released a new ESG platform for financial advisors.

The new product uses 200 factors to screen securities, funds and portfolios to determine their ESG levels. This is designed to help financial advisors build custom portfolios for clients.

The firms says the platform uses data from Refinitiv and Lipper to analyse 20,000 publicly traded equities and 10,000 ETFs and mutual funds. The platform looks at more than 200 ESG factors, such as emissions, diversity, corporate responsibilities as well as controversies.