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ZURICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RepRisk, the leading provider of ESG risk analysis and metrics, has released its Special Report on Deep Sea Extractive Activities which focuses on the ESG risks related to seabed mining and deep sea drilling.

The report sheds light on the challenges facing companies that want to explore the commercial potential of deep-sea environments and aims to increase awareness of the ESG risks involved in such activities. It also outlines the companies, projects and countries that have been associated with seabed mining and deep sea drilling, as well as the NGOs that are engaging against these activities.

The report is based on data from the RepRisk ESG Risk Platform, which includes information screened, analyzed, and quantified by RepRisk from a wide range of publicly-available media and stakeholder sources.

RepRisk Special Reports spotlight ESG risks and are developed as part of RepRisk’s commitment to providing transparency.

To read the full report click here.

About RepRisk:

RepRisk is a leading business intelligence provider specializing in dynamic environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk analytics and metrics.

On a daily basis, RepRisk systematically screens big data from a broad range of open intelligence sources in 15 languages in order to identify, filter, analyze and quantify ESG risks (such as environmental degradation, human rights abuses and corruption) related to companies, projects, sectors and countries. This external perspective provides valuable insight on whether a company’s policies, processes and commitments are consistently translating into performance.

Since 2006, RepRisk has built and continues to grow the most comprehensive ESG risk database that serves as a due diligence tool and early warning system in risk management, compliance, investment management, corporate benchmarking and supplier risk. The database currently includes risk profiles for over 53,000 public and private companies and 13,000 projects as well as for every sector and country in the world.

Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, RepRisk serves clients worldwide including global banks, insurance companies, investment managers, and corporates, helping them to manage and mitigate ESG and reputational risks in day-to-day business.

RepRisk provides the transparency needed to enable better, more informed decisions. For more information, please visitwww.reprisk.com or follow us on Twitter.

 

Contacts

RepRisk
Stella Kenway
Business Development and Marketing
Phone: +41 43 300 54 40
Email: media@reprisk.com

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