ESG & Corporate Governance 2018-03-31T12:54:22+00:00

ABI ANALYTICS

ESG / SRI RESEARCH SUPPORT

Leverage Our Structured Framework & Analysts Pool To Evaluate ESG/SRI Compliance Status Of Your Business Partners / Invested Companies

ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL & GOVERNANCE (ESG) COMPLIANCE = SUSTAINABLE & PROFITABLE BUSINESS

Comprehensive Solution On ESG – Environmental, Social & Governance – Compliance For Corporate’s and Asset Managers’ Wide Ranging Requirement. Deep Expertise, Experience & Execution Capability Across ESG Research & Consulting – Including Benchmarking, Supply Chain Analysis, Data Aggregation and Analysis, ESG Compliance, Risk Monitoring Services, and ESG Analytics

ABI’s ESG COMPLIANCE RESEARCH SERVICES

ABI’s ESG Research Support Services are focused on providing one-stop solution for corporates as well as asset managers to fulfill their ESG evaluation requirements.

Our experienced ESG research team helps Corporates in various areas such as Benchmarking ESG performance against peers, carry out gap analysis to identify focus area to become ESG compliant and perform supply chain analysis.

On the other hand, we support global Asset Managers to assess ESG impact of potential investments to help them in taking informed investment decisions. We help investment management and private equity firms in ESG data collection and ESG analysis of stocks and bonds, carry out deep dive research to analyze impact of ESG theme on companies, performing risk monitoring and tracking various ESG parameters such as carbon footprints.

ESG research requires processing vast amount of information from various sources and analyzing that data in the backdrop of set parameters to provide actionable insights. ABI’s team, with robust experience in covering wide ranging ESG topics across the globe provides actionable solution to its global clients.

ABI analysts have extensive experience in evaluating a company’s ESG performance on 500+ parameters across 14 themes. They have worked across the ESG research cycle – from data collection to quality checks to validation and audits before arriving at combined ESG score and related qualitative report.

Leveraging our flexible engagement models, our clients engages us as an extension of their internal team – to effectively leverage our ESG research capabilities across markets and languages.

OUR SERVICES PORTFOLIO – ESG COMPLIANCE RESEARCH

CORPORATE

ESG Benchmarking Analysis

ESG Performance Gap Analysis

Tracking Regulatory & Governance Practices and Changes

Supply Chain ESG Risk Analysis

Country Level ESG Risks and Opportunities

MIS and Documentation Support

ASSET MANAGERS

ESG Data Aggregation & Analysis – Equities and Bonds

Thematic Research Analysis

Impact Analysis on Companies for Changes in ESG Parameters

ESG Screeners for Shortlisting Investment Prospects

ESG Risk Monitoring of Companies

Trackers for Capturing ESG metrics such as Carbon Footprints

OUR ESG COMPLIANCE RESEARCH & ANALYTICS FRAMEWORK
WHY ABI FOR ESG COMPLIANCE RESEARCH & ANALYTICS

DEEP EXPERIENCE…

100+ ESG assignments across diverse geographies supporting corporates and asset managers; across the ESG research cycle – data collection to validation to combined ESG score

Corporates: Benchmarking I Gap Analysis I ESG Trackers | ESG Risk Analysis | MIS Support

Asset Managers: Data Aggregation and Analysis | Thematic Research | ESG Screeners | Risk Monitoring | ESG Trackers

Region: 40+ countries across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Africa

Research: 1,200+ Companies I 500+ ESG Parameters I 14 ESG Themes I 60+ ESG Analytics

PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE…

100+ years of combined and strong experience around ESG Research with deep expertise and knowledge of ESG themes, 500+ parameters & financial reporting as well as compliance

Team: 20 professionals with top 3-principals each having more than 8 years of ESG research experience

Qualification: BBA I MBA Finance I CFA I CPA

Experience: Private Equity I Corporate Strategy I Business Consulting I Asset Management Research I Data Management I Data Analytics

COMPLEMENTARY CAPABILITIES…

Our ability to leverage experienced professionals from various domain to quickly understand sector/geography specific nuances is an added advantage

Big Data Analytics: Leverage data analytics and business intelligence solutions based on “Data-To-Decision” framework supported by Big Data solutions to derive actionable business insights

Sector Experts: 30+ sector experts with 10+ years of average domain experience

Market Research: Internal Knowledge Base of 100+ market research to quickly understand business drivers and sources of value creation / destruction

ENGAGEMENT EXAMPLES & KNOWLEDGE LIBRARY

CASE STUDY 1

ABI HELPED EUROPEAN ASSET MANAGEMENT FIRM TO DEVELOP ESG SCREENING FRAMEWORK

THE CLIENT

An asset management firm in Europe wanted to develop its own ESG rating framework to include in its investment decision making process

SCOPE OF THE WORK

The client needed a ready to deploy team with deep expertise in ESG research to help in developing the new framework

The specific scope of the work included:

  • Identification of ESG parameters
  • Assigning weights to various parameters
  • Assigning ratings to various companies
  • Generating combined ESG score
  • Identifying best performing and least performing companies

ABI SOLUTION

  • ABI deployed an experienced team comprising associates with robust experience in ESG Consulting
  • ABI created a framework for ESG Compliance Evaluation – comprising 440 parameters across 14 sub-components of Environmental (4), Social (5) and Governance (5) themes – with defined weights and scoring guidelines. The framework also included arriving at combined score to make the ESG compliance comparable across sectors and geographies.
  • ABI defined the whole process of Data Collection, Data Processing, Validation & Audit, Scoring, Negative Listing and arriving at Combined Score.
  • The team developed comprehensive model and back tested the model for past several years to decide the robustness
  • ABI team carried out extensive search and aggregation exercise of ESG parameters of different companies in Europe
  • ABI deployed local language experts for evaluating companies in Japan, China and other parts of the world
  • The designed system Identified companies that scored above or below average on ESG ratings
  • ABI team included 30+ ESG Analytics and Dashboards leveraging its Data Analytics team

ENGAGEMENT BENEFITS

  • The client created a proprietary ESG evaluation system in short span of time and in cost efficient manner
  • Focus on data-security and well-defined access structure on the “need-to-know” basis keeps the data and information security as the same level as is found in the internal team