London – September 30, 2021. Independent research firm Verdantix has released its global survey of senior executives responsible for ESG and sustainability to examine their firms’ governance, strategies and priorities relating to technology and services. The survey respondents – senior executives, holding SVP, VP and global head of functions roles, and directors and managerial professionals – reveal that firms are ramping up investments in ESG and sustainability, with 57% predicting double-digit spend increases in 2022, and are prioritizing funding initiatives relating to climate change and supply chain sustainability.
London, July 29, 2021.To support the ESG and climate strategies of buy-side financial institutions, independent research firm Verdantix has produced a world first benchmark of 45 ESG and climate solution providers. The global market for climate and ESG financial data, analytics and indexes is expanding at breakneck speed. Reflecting the growth in ESG ETFs, the boom in sustainable bonds and tougher scrutiny of sustainable finance products, buy-side financial institutions increasingly need investment-grade climate and ESG data and analytics. Financial solution providers in the Verdantix report include Arabesque, CDP, Clarity AI, Covalence, FactSet, Fitch, GRESB, ISS, Moody’s, MSCI, RepRisk, RIMES and Sustainalytics.
Verdantix Benchmarks Forty-Four ESG And Sustainability Software Applications To Speed Up Investment Decisions
London, May 17, 2021. Independent research firm Verdantix has released its benchmark of forty-four software applications which support ESG, climate change and sustainability use cases. The study builds on over a decade of Verdantix research on technologies designed to meet corporate requirements to reduce carbon emissions and manage sustainability. Technologies in the study include reputation sentiment monitoring from alva and Nasdaq, new ESG platforms such as EMEX and Novisto, and GRC apps from Diligent and NAVEX Global.
Verdantix Says The Financial Market’s Obsession With ESG Performance Will Force Firms To Transform Their Sustainability Strategies
London – February 18, 2021. The focus of the financial community – asset managers, commercial banks, stock exchanges and regulators – on Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) metrics has dramatically changed the context for corporate sustainability strategies according to a new study from independent research firm Verdantix.
London, January 12, 2021.To provide comprehensive coverage of the rapidly evolving ESG and sustainability market, independent research and advisory firm Verdantix has launched an expanded ESG and sustainability research practice. Founded in 2008 with a focus on climate change, energy efficiency and sustainability markets, the Verdantix team have more than a decade of experience assessing the market opportunity for ESG and sustainability technology solutions, data propositions and consulting services.