Answered By: Lippincott Library Last Updated: Jul 13, 2016 Views: 372
MSCI is available via WRDS. It contains variables related to categories such as community, corporate governance, diversity, employee relations, environment and human rights. After logging in with your Wharton username and password, choose MSCI as your dataset, then MSCI ESG KLD Stats.
RepRisk also is available via WRDS. It contains ESG and reputational risk data on more than 55,000 private and public companies from all countries and sectors with coverage from 2007. Captures data from media, stakeholders, and other external sources
Assets4 uses a four "pillar" approach: economic performance, environmental performance, social performance and corporate governance performance, and includes many variables under each of these categories. Data is available on DataStream (Lippincott Library, machine 7B).
Bloomberg, available in Lippincott Library and Huntsman Hall, collects data on specific companies and allows you to screen for companies meeting specific ESG criteria.
To see all ESG factors regarding a specific company, type your company's ticker, then hit the yellow EQUITY key, type FA ESG and hit the green GO key.
To screen for a list of companies, type EQS and hit the green GO key. Click on the Fields button. Now, expand the menu for Fundamentals, then Bloomberg Fundamentals, then ESG to see a list of available variables.
Bloomberg also has a number of analytical templates available by entering ESG and the green GO key.
For European companies, also take a look at FTSE4Good Index Series, "designed to measures performance of companies demonstrating strong ESG practices."