ESG Investing (Sustainable Investing) is growing exponentially as more investors and issuers utilize ESG and climate data and tools to support their investment decision making.
We’re proud to work with over 200 clients around US including leading pension funds, asset managers, consultants, advisers, banks and insurers. If you’d like to learn more about integrating ESG and climate considerations into your investment processes and how Lobster can help, please contact us.
What’s driving the growth?
The world is changing, creating new and emergent risks
Climate risks, regulatory pressures, social and demographic shifts as well as privacy and data security concerns are examples of new or increasing risks for investors. Companies face rising complexities and greater scrutiny if they are not adequately managing these risks. The financial
constraints posed by the COVID-19 pandemic have exacerbated the challenges for some industries. Today’s investors are less tolerant of ESG incidents or controversies and may re-evaluate their investment approaches if these are not managed.
A new generation of investors asking more of their investments
Over the next two to three decades, the millennial generation is expected to direct between $15 trillion and $20 trillion into U.S.-domiciled ESG investments, roughly doubling the size of the U.S. equity market.3 A growing body of research suggests that millennials are more conscious of the impact of their investments on society and the environment and are asking more of them.
Advances in technology and data extraction driving more meaningful insights
Artificial intelligence (AI) technology and alternative data extraction techniques help minimize our reliance on voluntary disclosure from companies. Machine
learning and natural language processing help us increase the timeliness and precision of data collection, validation and analysis to deliver dynamic content and financially relevant ESG insights.
ESG solutions to enable you to build better portfolios
Lobster ESG Research
ESG and Climate metrics for over 14,000 issuers to provide forward-looking assessment of ESG risks and opportunities
Lobster ESG Indexes
Over 1,500 equity and fixed income ESG and Climate Indexes designed to help institutional investors more effectively benchmark ESG and Climate investment performance and manage, measure and report on ESG mandates
Lobster ESG & Analytics
Investors can interrogate ESG data and indexes in Lobster’s Analytics Systems to support portfolio construction, risk and performance attribution, and monitoring and reporting. Integrate ESG and Climate insights into your portfolio construction and risk management using industry leading multi-asset class risk and performance analytics systems.