FTSE Russell ESG Ratings

FTSE Russell is a financial data provider that also offers ESG ratings. Their scoring methodology is used by several Vanguard ESG ETFs, including one of the largest, ESGV.

FTSE rates over 7,200 securities globally. To come up with the ratings, FTSE uses over 300 indicators, weighing them based on materiality for each company.

Governance indicators include corporate governance, risk management, anti-corruption, and tax transparency. Social indicators include labor standards, health and safety, and customer responsibility. Environmental indicators include climate change, pollution and resources, biodiversity, and water security.