The ESG data market – deals, disruptors, and trends
If you can’t beat them, buy them. In this report, we summarise the competitive landscape of the booming ESG data market. We summarise 1) how the major data players are enhancing their sustainability product offerings through various acquisitions, 2) the innovations & trends within the ESG data space and, 3) our predictions for the types of datasets and specific vendors that might be acquired next.
THE ESG DATA MARKET – A SHORT OVERVIEW
As ESG enters the mainstream, the collective AUM represented by the UNPRI signatories reached $103.4 trillion by 2020. This commitment to responsible investing has been followed by a rise in spend for ESG data.