ESG Scores And Beyond Part 2: Contribution Of Themes To ESG Ratings: A Statistical Assessment

Kevin Ratsimiveh & Ruben Haalebos

Research Organisation
FTSE Russell

Report Date
April 4, 2021

Document summary

With the attention of investors being increasingly focused on sustainability issues, awareness of these ESG ratings characteristics is essential, as it allows the user to have a better overview of their meaning.

This paper answers the question “What themes matter most in ESG ratings?”, by explaining the information underpinning FTSE Russell’s ESG rating and identifying the themes which provide the highest contribution to an overall score.