Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Munich, Germany, oekom research AG is one of the world's leading research and rating agencies in the area of sustainable investment. Their sustainability research covers major issuers of shares and bonds globally (companies, countries and supranational institutions). oekom research’s mature methodology is based on a scientifically developed list of criteria and has acquired an outstanding reputation among experts in the field. Their sector-specific approach enables their analysts to closely review the given companies operating ESG risk.
oekom's research is meant to provide institutional investors with a competitive edge, allowing them to incorporate sustainability into their investments without sacrificing return. At the same time, their range of ESG portfolio analyses serve wealth managers and investors alike to identify respective issues. It is their objective to support their client’s decision making and provide bespoke solutions as needed. As of 12/2016, oekom research’s analyses influenced some $1.6 trillion in assets under management.
Resources from oekom research:
- Corporate Responsibility Review 2016: Sustainability in Corporate Management- An Analysis in the Light of the UN Sustainable Development Goals l oekom research, 2016
- The Impact of SRI: An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Socially Responsible Investments on Companies l oekom research, May, 2013