Sustainable Fitch has launched a new range of ESG ratings covering US and European companies.
The new ratings, data & analysis offering covers entity, framework and instrument levels and provide a cross-comparable rating scale with qualitative commentary from ESG analysts. Sustainable Fitch says the dataset allows investors to distinguish between ESG impact, outcome and performance at a detailed individual factor level.
ESG Ratings are comparable across sectors and geographies and are monitored for both positive performance and controversial incidences. The initial dataset covers instruments issued by North American, UK and European corporates, and financial institutions.
Andrew Steel, Managing Director, Sustainable Fitch, says: “Investor demand for more detail and clarity in ESG continues to grow. We are pleased to offer transparent, cross-comparable ESG Ratings for entities, debt instruments and frameworks. Building on our track-record of best-in-class ESG data and analysis, Sustainable Fitch’s ESG Ratings allow investors to both evaluate and distinguish ESG impact, outcome and performance at a detailed individual factor level.”