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ESG Ratings - Discussion

Financial Markets Standards Board: Spotlight Review  - ESG Ratings. The focus is on external ESG issuer rating methodologies for companies produced by third party commercial ESG rating providers.

BARC study: The state of ESG & Sustainability Reporting – Challenges, tools and outlook.

FR09/2021 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Ratings and Data Products Providers. Nov. 2021 by the Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissios (IOSC.)

Dimson, E., Marsh, P., Staunton, M. (2020). Divergent ESG Ratings. The Journal of Portfolio Management, 47, Article 1. 

Hughes, A, M Urban, and D Wojcik. 2021. “Alternative ESG Ratings: How Technological Innovation Is Reshaping Sustainable Investment.” Sustainability 13 (6). 

Kotsantonis, Sakis, and George Serafeim. "Four Things No One Will Tell You About ESG Data." Journal of Applied Corporate Finance 31, no. 2 (Spring 2019): 50–58.  

Research Foundation Literature Reviews, 28 May 2020. ESG and Responsible Institutional Investing Around the World: A Critical Review. Pedro Matos. 

Szilárd Erhart, Take it with a pinch of salt—ESG rating of stocks and stock indices, International Review of Financial Analysis,
Volume 83, 2022, 102308, ISSN 1057-5219.

Edmans, A (2023) The End of ESG. Financial Management, 52 (1). pp. 3-17. ISSN 0046-3892.
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