RC News Screen is an ESG research tool tailored for professionals in asset management, portfolio management, credit & ESG ratings agencies, risk management, investment research, investment banking, KYC & AML analysis, supply chain analysis, NGOs, and academia.
The tool identifies financially material ESG concepts for companies, enabling positive or negative portfolio screening based on exposure to specific investment themes like forever chemicals litigation or Zero Deforestation Commitments (ZDCs). Additionally, RC News Screen serves as a research tool to construct and monitor portfolios, offering precise tagging of ESG risks and opportunities with contextual information, including location, laws, and penalties.
Key features include processing over 1 million news sources, tagging 200,000+ companies with financial identifiers, covering major industry classification schemes and 100+ languages. It provides sentiment and tone analysis, and combined with a constantly growing ESG taxonomy of over 1,000 concepts, custom ESG theme classification. Leveraging knowledge graph technology, News Screen covers of various industrial processes, commodities, industry initiatives, and environmental and social phenomena.
RC News Screen offers global data coverage with daily updates distributed monthly under an annual subscription model. Accessible via API or bulk download, it provides a comprehensive approach to understanding ESG performance and fostering sustainable investing practices.