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S&P Global Acquires The Climate Service

Climate risk calculations provider The Climate Service has been acquired by S&P Global to bolster its ESG data products. The Durham, North Carolina-based company created the Climanomics platform, which quantifies companies’ climate risks in alignment with the Task Force gor Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). S&P Global will add the service to its ESG offerings, which include the Sustainable1 data, benchmarking and analysis suite to tools.

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Virtual Briefing: ESG Data Management – A Strategic Imperative (Redirected)

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