News & Insights

The Need for Transparency: Corporate Impact through Open Data

In today’s interconnected world, transparency in corporate practices, particularly concerning Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues, has become more critical than ever.

15 December 2023

Approximate time to read: 4 min

Sustainability communication needs to answer the question, “Why?”

Companies are constantly expanding their sustainability reporting—voluntarily, but also because of regulations. In many cases, however, one central question is not answered adequately—that question is “why?”

05 June 2023

Approximate time to read: 5 min

Renewable energies are on the rise, but efficiency targets are not

European companies prefer policy direction to specific savings commitments while a slow but steady shift in the energy mix takes place.

16 December 2022

Approximate time to read: 4 min

Carbon accounting is the first step to net zero

Time is running out to achieve the global climate goals set forth in the Paris Agreement. Many companies are still at the very beginning, as an analysis of around 6,150 listed firms worldwide shows.

15 August 2022

Approximate time to read: 4 min

With ESG data, it is all about time

In an environment with frequent restatements of company data and evolving ESG rating methods, working with ESG data means keeping track of constant changes.

07 May 2022

Approximate time to read: 2 min

Commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals is not a matter of size

With less than nine years left to achieve the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) outlined by the United Nations (UN), we have analyzed the support from stock-listed companies. Many companies have joined the global partnership that shares the beliefs expressed in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

02 December 2021

Approximate time to read: 3 min

syracom and valyt facilitate ESG data management for financial institutions

Wiesbaden and Zurich, June 29, 2021. The professional management of sustainability data in the financial sector will be a competitive advantage in the coming years. ESG ratings provide a certain level of orientation for investors, but raw data and the combination of different sources will become indispensable. The Swiss ESG data consultants from valyt and the German IT consulting firm syracom are offering financial institutions the right solutions today, in a joint approach.

29 June 2021

Approximate time to read: 2 min


article, published in the Swiss investor magazine Finanz und Wirtschaft in April, 2021

10 June 2021

Approximate time to read: 4 min