oekom research, one of the world’s leading rating agencies in the area of sustainable investments, expands its product range with the oekom Carbon Services. Hereby, investors can leverage a comprehensive information base to identify and manage both current and future carbon-related risks and performance at issuer and portfolio level.
oekom Carbon Services integrate over 100 cross-industry and industry-specific indicators, which record and evaluate the performance of over 3,700 companies in managing their industry-specific carbon risks, their business activities relating to the fossil fuels coal, oil and natural gas and – via a partnership with South Pole Group, the leading global provider of carbon footprinting data – their carbon footprint. The toolbox provides detailed data feeds, portfolio analyses or rating reports and consists of the following components, which can also be used separately:
– oekom Carbon Risk Rating: a comprehensive assessment of the carbon performance of companies, based on over 100 mainly sector-specific indicators and a carbon risk classification at the industry and sub-industry levels
– oekom Fossil Fuel Screening: enables the differentiated identification of company activities relating to the fossil fuels coal, oil and natural gas
– oekom Carbon Risk Portfolio Analysis: includes a comprehensive analysis of the CO2 risks and the carbon performance of a portfolio and incorporates carbon
In the light of increasing decarbonisation trends investors need reliable data in order to be able to evaluate, understand and manage the climate-related risks of their existing or planned investments. A comprehensive analysis is necessary in order to gain as complete a picture as possible not only of the carbon-related risks but also of the climate-related performance of companies“, explains Robert Haßler, CEO of oekom research. „This gives rise to a demand among investors for specific information on a wide variety of levels. The oekom Carbon Services offer high quality analyses and data to provide them with the answers they need.