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CSRHub Launches its ESGHub App on the Bloomberg App Portal




CSRHub Launches its ESGHubTM App on the Bloomberg App Portal

New functionality allows investors to compare ESG scores

New York, September 27, 2018 — CSRHub, a provider of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability rankings, today announced the launch of its ESGHubTM app on the Bloomberg App Portal at {APPS <GO>}. Bloomberg Terminal subscribers can now access the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) disclosure and ratings performance of companies in portfolios, indexes or other financial instruments.

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The tool provides subscribers with the ability to compare metrics from Bloomberg and CSRHub at the portfolio level and drill down on the details associated with more than 9,000 companies, which in aggregate, represent more than 90 percent of the world’s market capitalization. ESGHub is designed to help build more resilient portfolios and allow investors to discover new opportunities and views of company performance.

This ESGHub tool on the Bloomberg App Portal is introduced during a time of heightened demand by investors for more ESG reporting and transparency on material issues. To do this effectively, ESG factor analysis requires a simple, powerful and comprehensive set of data. ESGHub, in concert with Bloomberg, provides Terminal subscribers access to deeper insight and an opportunity to note ESG performance across specific companies.  

The ESGHub app generates a scoring matrix to compare Bloomberg’s analysis of corporate sustainability performance with CSRHub’s data. CSRHub aggregates more than 5,000 indicators drawn from more than 500 sources of information on companies' ESG performance, and analyzes twelve factors such as diversity and labor rights, leadership ethics, energy and climate change, training health and safety, and transparency and reporting.

“We are proud to use the Bloomberg App Portal to provide Bloomberg Terminal subscribers with our big data ratings on corporate ESG performance,” said Cynthia Figge, CSRHub CEO and co-founder. “The Bloomberg App Portal enables us to deliver a value-added service to the global financial community as an integrated feature of the Bloomberg Terminal service."

Mike King, Global Business Head for the Bloomberg App Portal said, "ESGHub's launch on the App Portal reinforces our commitment to building a diverse ecosystem of applications on the App Portal. We are continually looking to collaborate with companies like CSRHub in order to bring new, high value applications that complement existing Terminal functionality for the Bloomberg Terminal subscriber base."

The Bloomberg App Portal gives Bloomberg Terminal subscribers access to a diverse library of financial tools, created by Bloomberg clients and third-party software developers from around the world. Applications are reviewed and selected for the Bloomberg App Portal based on a variety of parameters, including the application’s ability to complement and enhance existing features and information resources of the Bloomberg Terminal service. The ESGHub tool complements Bloomberg’s commitment to incorporate more financial data, analysis, news and other capabilities onto the Bloomberg Terminal service that support sustainable investment activities.

Bloomberg Terminal subscribers globally can find dozens of contributed applications on the Bloomberg App Portal at {APPS <GO>} for data visualization, financial analysis, charting, risk modeling and other workflows. CSRHub's ESGHub app is listed as ESGHub on the Bloomberg App Portal or can be accessed directly at {APPS ESGH <GO>}.

To learn more about using ESGHub with the Bloomberg Terminal service or for information about the Bloomberg App Portal community, please contact app_portal@bloomberg.net.




Media Contacts                               

Brittany Baker                   Bloomberg          +1 212-617-0866               bbaker89@bloomberg.net

Cynthia Figge                     CSRHub               +1 425-392-9993               cynthia@csrhub.com


About CSRHub

CSRHub is the largest ESG and sustainability rating and information platform globally. We aggregate 180M data points from 550+ data sources including 12 leading ESG analyst databases. Our patented algorithm aggregates, normalizes, and weights data to rate 18,000 companies in 132 countries across 136 industries. We track 97% of world market capitalization. We cover 12 subcategories of ratings and rankings across the categories of environment, employees, community and governance. We show underlying data sources that contribute to each subcategory’s ratings. CSRHub metrics are a consensus view (any 2 sources may have about a 30% correlation so we make sense of the disparate data). We tag companies for their involvement in 17 Special Issues. We provide Macro-enabled Excel dashboard templates, customizable dashboards, and an API. Our big data technology enables 85% full coverage of data across our rated companies and robust analyses. We provide historical ratings back to 2008.

For more information, visit www.csrhub.com or request an ESGHub overview.


About Bloomberg

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Published by CSRHub Blogging September 27, 2018