1 Bloomberg ESG disclosure score (definition and methodology). Bloomberg ESG data coverage comprises 11,800+ companies; 410,816 active securities; 100+ countries; 88% of global market cap; and 2,100+ ESG data fields (including third party data) as of 11/30/2021. Bloomberg ESG disclosure score is a 0-100 score calculated using a subset of raw data points Bloomberg collects on ESG. It is designed to measure the transparency of companies’ disclosure of ESG information released by the company so it is not a performance score but a score based on the amount of reported data. This scoring methodology is designed to measure the robustness of companies’ disclosure of ESG information in their reporting/the public domain. They are tailored to different industry sectors, and metrics are weighted in terms of importance to users of that industry. For more details see here.
2 Source: VanEck Research, Morgan Stanley Research. Data as of October 26, 2021.
3 Source: National Bank of Kazakhstan, EFG Hermes estimates for FY2020.
4 Over the next 10 years or so, fintech should have materially positive social impact, helping to lift tens of millions of people out of poverty, creating jobs, providing access to credit and introducing basic savings and investment to the rural poor. And this will be with little or no negative impact on the environment.
5 Source: VanEck Research. Data as of December 2020.
6 Source: EFG-Hermes, Company Data. Data as of November 17, 2021.
7 Source: VanEck Research, Company Data, Bloomberg, ISS. Data as of November 30, 2021.
8 ESG World – for additional information on ESG World and Kaspi.kz disclosures, please click here.
9 Source: Breakthrough Energy. 2021.
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