Sustainalytics turns into ESG one-stop shop with GES buy

One of the world's heavyweights in ESG research and data has just snapped up Sweden's GES International -- a move its founder and CEO says makes his firm unique in being able to offer comprehensive ESG services including engagement.

Michael Jantzi, founder and CEO of Sustainalytics is excited about integrating GES International into Sustainalytics | Photo: Sustainalytics

Sustainalytics has acquired Swedish family-owned provider of responsible investment and engagement services GES International with immediate effect, and is now getting ready to integrate the 65 new employees based in offices in Sweden, Denmark, Poland, Switzerland and the UK.

For Sustainalytics, which currently employs 500 people around the world, the motivation for acquiring GES International was to become a one-stop shop for asset managers and owners within the environmental, social and governance (ESG) and responsible investment fields.

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