It’s a question often raised by boards and senior executives, posed to the management team members: What is the impact, if any, of third-party sustainability rating agencies on our position in the capital markets? Oekom, the global sustainability research organization, has been asking that question annually since 2013. And through its published research, answering the question! We share with you today the latest answers to the question.
Top Lines: More company management are seriously looking at their sustainability efforts; more executives are assessing the impact of external ratings on their strategy and performance; more executives are saying that sustainability issues were important for their companies’ future development.
Key Factors: More sustainability rating agencies and more of the companies’ clients are demanding company ESG information.
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