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D&B ESG Intelligence

Leverage ESG insights to manage risk and increase supply chain resiliency

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ESG Insights for Selecting Resilient Business Relationships

Engaging in business relationships with ethical companies is among the growing priorities of corporations today to better mitigate risk, increase resiliency and drive business performance. Dun and Bradstreet’s Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) insights make selecting ethical and sustainable third parties easier than ever..

D&B ESG Intelligence is an intelligent third-party sustainability analytics solution that allows companies to assess and track their business partners' ESG performance and activities. Our comprehensive D&B ESG Rankings help companies generate insights that help strengthen their ESG goals and streamline ESG assessment processes.

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Incorporate ESG into Due Diligence
Assess suppliers on ESG criteria throughout the procurement process
Identify ESG Risks in Your Supply Chain
Maintain ESG performance visibility throughout your supplier portfolio
Monitor ESG Risks And Engage Suppliers
Actively monitor high-risk suppliers and identify areas for supplier engagement
Identify and Understand ESG Risks In Your Supply Chain

D&B ESG Intelligence provides comprehensive coverage of sustainability performance data on over 73 million public and private businesses across more than 174 countries and territories.

Our ESG Rankings are conveniently organized into 13 ESG themes and 31 topic specific categories to help you understand specific risks and opportunities.

These rankings are built around ESG data gathered from millions of globally trusted sources. This deep coverage and granular breakdown of specific ESG risks by category helps connect the dots between ESG analytics and business partner performance.

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Benchmark Against Sustainability Frameworks

Drill down into specifics of each Environmental, Social, and Governance factor to identify emerging risks. Our ESG Rankings are structured around leading sustainability frameworks, including:

  • CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project)
  • GRI (Global Reporting Initiative)
  • SASB (Sustainability Accounting Standards Board)
  • TCFD (Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures)
  • UN PRI (United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment)
  • UN SDGs (United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals)
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Actively Monitor ESG Risks and Engage Suppliers

Effectively monitor your suppliers’ ESG risks and support routine audits easily. Our ESG data is refreshed on a frequent cadence, providing up-to-date insights so your team can mitigate risk proactively.

  • Easily monitor ESG performance of your full portfolio of suppliers
  • Identify specific ESG risks to engage with your suppliers about
  • Proactively pivot when a supplier’s ESG risk factors shift
  • Benchmark ESG performance against industry averages
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Enhance ESG Insights of Suppliers in Your Portfolio

D&B ESG Intelligence provides a deployable survey, sent by Dun & Bradstreet at your discretion to suppliers to help enhance ESG metrics.

This ESG self-assessment survey is:

  • Aimed to help you gain hard-to-retrieve data to complete ESG evaluations of suppliers
  • An easy method of engaging with your suppliers for more insight
  • Deployed via a click of a button in D&B Risk Analytics, initiating a request by Dun & Bradstreet on your behalf to complete the ESG self-assessment survey
  • Built around industry standardizations such as GRI, SASB, and others
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Leverage ESG Data Where and When You Need It

D&B ESG Intelligence is conveniently made available where and when you need it through 3 different delivery methods.

D&B Risk Analytics

Couple ESG Rankings with industry-leading firmographic, supplier risk data, and restricted party screening in our D&B Risk Analytics solution to help you manage risks end-to-end along your supply chain. D&B Risk Analytics provides modern ESG interactive widgets and comprehensive ESG reports that help you bring ESG into each step of your procurement process.

Direct+ API

Our Direct+ API integration sends ESG insights directly you via API call and is compatible with nearly all systems, offering a seamless way to access trusted ESG rankings data without lifting a finger.

Batch File Download

Receive ESG insights and Rankings via batch file in CSV. format updated on up to a monthly basis. These files can be uploaded into any existing system for analysis.

A Trusted Source of ESG Data and Rankings

D&B ESG Intelligence has been recognized by Chartis Research in its 2022 report on ESG Data Aggregators and Scorers