Custom Analytics & Ratings

Creating customized ESG analyses from the ground up would be costly, time-consuming and resource-intensive. Identifying, collecting, cleansing, organizing and storing the necessary data, then designing, building, and testing databases, infrastructure and outputs to support a firm’s objectives would involve time and lost opportunities. OWL ESG’s Custom Data and Analytics service complements our suite of turnkey solutions by allowing you to leverage our comprehensive ESG data to meet your unique needs.

People around the world have started to make more and more sustainable choices by making simple lifestyle changes like recycling their household waste or going green when travelling. This shift in the global mindset has also started to affect decisions regarding finances. Demand for ESG products and ESG analytics and ratings have increased dramatically.

Businesses that are found to have good ESG practices through ESG rating tools carry less risk since their core values incorporate sustainability. This helps investors determine whether a business is sustainable in the long term and if any intangible risks might arise in the future.

You choose the inputs, weightings, methodology, peer groups, and output needed to conduct your own proprietary analyses; we build, maintain and deliver, on your schedule.

Construct customized ratings, rankings or peer group comparisons, based on your chosen set of sources, to emphasize specific E, S, and/or G issues (e.g., carbon emissions, gender pay equity, board structure, and so on).

Apply your ESG analytics to evaluate index constituents, an industry peer group, and/or a bespoke set of securities, and analyze changes in those ESG metrics over time.

Obtain standards-based scores that OWL constructs according to definitions set by one or more organizations (EU Taxonomy, U.N. SDGs, SASB, the Global Reporting Initiative, and more).

Choose a subset of OWL’s sources to define bespoke ESG ratings and scores, based on customized weightings and classifications or third-party standards.


OWL’s partnership approach to making ESG ratings available for our wealth management customers is truly unique. OWL has understood the unique needs of our customers and helped to deliver the ratings across individual equities and pooled funds which makes the data accessible to our customers.
Marshall Smith, CIPM
Chief Operating Officer
OWL’s unique approach to aggregating ESG data results in quality, robust data. This gives us excellent coverage on the global securities in our database and allows us to develop quality ESG products.
Reid Baker CERA, ASA
Vice President, Analytics & Data
OWL’s big data based consensus ratings and fundamental insights allow us to enhance our ESG investment solutions and ESG research.
Shoichiro Aoyama
Fund Manager, Index Solution Group
Asset Management One Co.,Ltd.
The momentum for ESG & impact investing shows the need for transparency and analytics around this investing trend. OWL ESG is a natural fit, pairing a leading ESG data provider with our solutions to deliver wealth and asset managers timely and actionable ESG analysis on multiple investment vehicles including SMAs. OWL’s ESG metrics compliment Zephyr’s core features and competencies to help clients make better-informed investment decisions.
Chris Volpe
Head of Informa Financial Intelligence
WisdomTree leverages OWL’s data as part of its ESG investment process in seeking to provide ESG ETFs that are truly impactful and sustainable. The dynamic, consensus-based approach to company ratings provided by OWL provides a level of objectivity that can serve as a true differentiator in this fast-changing space.
Ben Wallach
​Head of Product Development & Management
WisdomTree Asset Management
Low correlations across leading ESG data providers make OWL’s ‘wisdom of the crowd’ approach essential for normalized ESG factor identification. OWL’s approach, combined with their proven data efficacy and demonstrated ability to execute on their roadmap, drove us to select them as our ESG data partner. Combining OWL’s ESG ratings with our Fiduciary Score® helps advisors meet their fiduciary responsibilities when selecting ESG investments.
John Faustino, AIFA®, PPC®
Head of Broadridge Fi360 Solutions
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.

How Can We Help?

We work with all types of investment firms, corporations and fintech platforms around the world. Find out how OWL can meet your need for ESG data and analytics today.


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