MSCI ESG Investing, the company that provides in-depth research, ratings and analysis of the environmental, social and governance (ESG)-related business practices of thousands of companies worldwide, has upgraded Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK) with a rating of AA as part of their MSCI ESG Ratings Assessment1. The AA rating designates Workiva as a leader in its industry in managing the most significant environmental, social and governance risks and opportunities.
MSCI ESG Ratings assessment is based on a company’s resilience to financially material ESG risks. It evaluates a company’s exposure to and management of key ESG risks and opportunities compared to its global industry peers, and it provides critical insights that can help institutional investors identify risks and opportunities that traditional investment research may overlook.
“At Workiva, we are building a comprehensive approach to ESG through authentic and purposeful action by supporting our people and customers, protecting the environment, and conducting good business practices,” said Workiva CEO Marty Vanderploeg. “With transparent data, companies who are prioritizing ESG initiatives will be differentiated in their performance and deliver long-term value for their stakeholders.”
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