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Bureau van Dijk to Provide Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Risk Assessments
|By Business Wire
|November 30, 2016 02:00 AM EST
Bureau van Dijk, the leading provider of company information, has teamed
up with RepRisk, a leading provider of business intelligence on
environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks. As a result of this
partnership, from today, Orbis, Bureau van Dijk’s database of more than
200 million companies worldwide, will offer access to ESG risk metrics
and analytics from the RepRisk ESG Risk Platform, the world’s most
comprehensive database on ESG risks. In addition, Bureau van Dijk will
soon be making RepRisk ESG risk data available through its risk-related Catalysts
– platforms that speed up and enhance decision-making in credit and
supplier risk, compliance, and onboarding.
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Louise Green, global marketing director at Bureau van Dijk (Photo: Business Wire)
Users will be able to use the RepRisk Index (RRI), which quantifies
reputational risk exposure related to ESG issues on a scale from 0 to
100, as well as its RepRisk Rating (RRR), which combines
company-specific ESG risks and country-sector ESG risks, with scores
from AAA to D. This information will be particularly powerful when
viewed in the context of Bureau van Dijk’s corporate ownership
RepRisk screens over 80,000 third-party sources in 15 languages and
curates daily updated ESG risk information on any company, sector and
country. From onboarding clients to vetting supply chain members, these
risk analytics will give Bureau van Dijk customers the ability to
conduct business with an enhanced level of clarity, transparency and
“In today’s business climate, there is a growing demand for information
on environmental, social and governance reputational risk,” said Louise
Green, Bureau van Dijk’s global marketing director. “RepRisk is an
industry leader in the field of dynamic ESG risk analytics and metrics
whose data complements our own extensive combination of financial,
compliance, sanctions and risk-related information and gives our users
the ability to make better-informed business decisions with a greater
degree of certainty.”
“RepRisk is proud that its ESG risk analytics and metrics are integrated
into the Orbis database,” said Alexandra Mihailescu Cichon, Head of
sales and marketing at RepRisk. “Additionally, Bureau van Dijk customers
who would like to dig deeper into a given company’s ESG risk, will have
the opportunity to order an in-depth report prepared by RepRisk.”
Bureau van Dijk’s Orbis is available on trial from www.bvdinfo.com.
About Bureau van Dijk
The leading provider of the richest, most reliable private company
information in the market – Bureau van Dijk is in the business of
certainty. Bureau van Dijk’s product range combines data from regulatory
and other sources, including 150 information partners, with flexible
software to allow users to manipulate data for a range of research needs
Its Orbis database provides information on more than 200 million
companies across the globe. In addition, Bureau van Dijk addresses
specific business challenges through its range of Catalysts including
KYC, client on-boarding, credit, procurement, transfer pricing, M&A
research and valuations, while its Custom division delivers bespoke
solutions. Bureau van Dijk also publishes the global M&A database,
The company has a global presence with more than 30 offices worldwide.
For more information on Bureau van Dijk, visit www.bvdinfo.com.
and regional Twitter feeds.
RepRisk is a leading business intelligence provider, specializing in
environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risk analytics and metrics.
Harnessing a proprietary, systematic framework that leverages
cutting-edge technology and hands-on human intelligence in 15 languages,
RepRisk curates and delivers dynamic risk information for an unlimited
universe of companies.
Since 2006, RepRisk has built and continues to grow the world’s most
comprehensive ESG risk database, which serves as a due diligence,
research, and monitoring tool in risk management, compliance, investment
management, corporate benchmarking, and supplier risk. The RepRisk ESG
Risk Platform currently includes risk profiles for over 75,000 listed
and non-listed companies, 19,000 projects, as well as for every sector
and country in the world.
Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, RepRisk serves clients worldwide
including global banks, insurance providers, investment managers, and
corporates, helping them to manage ESG and reputational risks in
RepRisk provides the transparency needed to enable better, more informed
For more information, please visit www.reprisk.com
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