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S&P Global launches Data Solution to Support the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) requirements

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The newly released dataset will enable market participants to meet disclosure requirements and report on Principal Adverse Impact Indicators (PAIs)

LONDON, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Global has announced today the launch of the SFDR Data Solution to support the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR). The SFDR, which came into application in the European Union on 10th March 2021, has introduced new rules for how financial market participants and financial advisers incorporate and disclose sustainability risks and adverse impact factors.

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The SFDR Data Solution will help investors meet the SFDR requirements, drawing on a wide range of ESG datasets from S&P Global to identify the sustainability risks associated with investments. The S&P Global data is mapped to align with the principal adverse impact indicators (PAIs) targeted by SFDR.

Steven Bullock, Global Head of ESG Product Innovation and Analytics at S&P Global, said, "Under the new regulation, investors will be required to assess and disclose the negative sustainability impact of their portfolios. Investment managers are seeking a comprehensive range of ESG data to meet their requirements under SFDR. Leveraging the dataset we have built for the SFDR, investors will be able to access a comprehensive range of robust and high quality ESG data to identify the sustainability risks of their investments and disclose in line with the SFDR requirements."

S&P Global's SFDR Data Solution includes Trucost Environmental data, Sovereign Carbon Exposure, Physical Risk, S&P Global ESG Scores, and other datasets from the S&P Global Capital IQ platform. These S&P Global datasets will enable investors to understand companies' carbon emissions and energy consumption, the impact of climate change on physical assets and broader performance on a range of different ESG factors.

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