ESG Risk AI in News

August 30, 2021

Environment, Social and Governance Rating: ESG Risk AI aims to expand coverage by 500 more listed cos before fiscal end

ESG Risk AI, the country’s first ESG Rating company, plans to bring by March 2022 another 500 listed companies under its rating universe for Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) assessment, Sankar Chakraborti, CEO, Acuite Group, has said.

Its ESG Rating service, which was launched in June this year, already covers top 500 listed companies, Chakraborti told BusinessLine. Going forward, next fiscal the company will look to do ESG rating of 2,000 overseas companies and thereby become a global service provider.

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July 2021

Interview of Mr. Sankar Chakraborti, Chairman, published in ‘Dun & Bradstreet – India’s Top 500 companies 2021’

Mr. Sankar Chakraborti, Chairman- and CEO- Acuité Group shares his views in an exclusive interview published in ‘Dun & Bradstreet – India’s Top 500 Companies 2021’. He speaks on how better ESG compliance can affect India Inc. positively in the long run, the use of technology to drive ESG, the status of ESG compliance in India, and’s assessment and rating services.

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13 June 2021

Disclosure norms for ESG funds, a step forward

Mr. S S Mundra, Non-executive Chairman of Acuité Ratings & Research Limited and Former Deputy Governor of RBI writes in The Hindu Business Line on how SEBI’s disclosure norm, the Business Responsibility and Sustainability Report, will create quantifiable social governance data.

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3 June 2021

Interview of  Sankar Chakraborty, Chairman, | IIFL

Sankar Chakraborti, Chairman of and CEO Acuité Group share his views in an exclusive interview with IIFL. In this interview, he speaks on the need for standardization and development of models in ESG Rating, implications of BRSR guidelines on the corporate sector and ESG Risk AI’s rating model.

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26 May 2021 unveils ESG Rating Methodology – an Acuité Group Company, has unveiled its ESG rating methodology and made it available to all stakeholders creating transparency in the ESG assessment process. The methodology will enable the key stakeholders including corporates, asset owners, asset managers, retail investors and banks to understand the evaluation and scoring process of ESG risk.

14 May 2021

ESG funds: The irresistible combination of ‘do good’ and ‘do well’

Mr. S S Mundra, Non-executive Chairman of Acuité Ratings & Research Limited and Former Deputy Governor of RBI writes in today’s Mint on how ESG investment is becoming mainstream for investors and businesses

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13 Apr 2021

Acuité sets up India’s first ESG rating company

Acuité Ratings is setting up a dedicated rating company for ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) opportunities. Christened as it is supposed to be India’s first ESG rating company. It will cover a company’s ESG performance across three categories, 25 themes and 38 key issues.

12 Jan 2021

Acuité launches India’s first ESG rating company

Acuité Group has launched ESG Risk Assessments & Insights in order to assess a company’s ESG performance and assign a rating. will provide ESG ratings of the top 1000 Indian listed companies, by evaluating their performance on ESG parameters as well as their reporting transparency. Its assessment approach includes identification of relevant risks, estimation of materiality and polarity of the risks, and evaluation of risk management framework.