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Normative Standard Screening
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Global Compact (UNGC) provide internationally recognized blueprints for building a more sustainable world. The foundations are laid. What will you build?

Our Normative Standard Screening enables investors to gauge investments’ and companies’ alignment with these international standards.

Partner with Moody’s ESG Solutions and champion progress towards a more sustainable and more resilient future – for all.
With Moody's ESG Solutions, you can:

Screen your investments for alignment to international standards

Access reliable, comprehensive information and prevent greenwashing

Build SRI labelled funds, ESG indices or thematic impact funds

Features

Analyst-driven screening approach

A robust methodology for decision-relevant data

Intuitive datasets that assess company performance

User-friendly platform

Rigorous controversy monitoring

Our Comprehensive Offering
Global Compact Screening
Our Global Compact Screening assesses a company’s alignment with the UNGC framework – the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, of which Moody’s is recognised as a LEAD company (see press release here for more information). Our offering empowers you to join us in committing to sustainability by fostering long-term resilience, and helping you to identify investments that embody the UNGC’s principles.
Our Approach

Scores from 0-100 measure a company’s integration of principles spanning the four key focus areas of the UNGC: Human Rights, Labour Rights, Environment and Anti-Corruption

Integrated daily controversy monitoring

SDG Alignment Screening
The UN SDGs provide a blueprint for a better and more sustainable future for all. But how do your investments measure up to its targets?

We can provide the bigger picture. Our dual lens approach gives you a clear perspective on a company’s commitments across the full range of 17 Goals; from eradicating poverty and hunger, to tackling climate change and working to preserve our oceans and forests.
Our Approach

A Net Contribution Lens analyses the positive and negative contribution that a company makes to the SDGs based on its products and services with a five-point scale (Highly negative, Negative, Neutral, Positive, Highly positive)

A Net Behaviour Lens uses a similar scale (Highly adverse, Adverse, Marginal, Favourable, Highly favourable) to assess a company’s disclosures

Product access

Available on Moody’s proprietary platforms, FTP, API and Excel

Portfolio analysis reporting available on demand

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