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S&P Global to Acquire the ESG Ratings Business from RobecoSAM; Transaction Bolsters S&P Global's Position as the Premier Resource for Essential ESG Data, Ratings, Benchmarks and Insights

Nov 21, 2019 - PR Newswire
Mergers and Acquisitions

PR Newswire

 S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI)andRobecoSAM, an affiliate of Robeco, announced today that S&P Global will acquire theESG Ratings Business from RobecoSAMwhich includes the widely followedSAM* Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA)- an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices. The CSA is recognized as one of the most advanced ESG scoring methodologies, as it draws upon 20 years of experience analyzing sustainability's impact on a company's long-term value creation.

The ESG Ratings Business is comprised of two units: one administering the SAM CSA for the purpose of issuing ESG Ratings and a second that provides in-depth reports to companies seeking to understand their performance relative to their ...