Arabesque’s ESG Book Launches on Google Cloud
New central source for digitised corporate sustainability data will be made available to Google Cloud customers
- Developed by Arabesque, ESG Book is a new central source for digitised corporate sustainability information, built on Google Cloud
- ESG Book will leverage Google Cloud’s technology to enhance its cloud-based capabilities and meet increasing global demand for easily accessible, comparable and transparent ESG data
- The collaboration will enable Google Cloud’s customers access to ESG Book’s market-leading data products and solutions via Google Cloud’s Analytics Hub
LONDON, March 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ESG Book, a central source for accessible and digital corporate sustainability data, today announced a collaboration with Google Cloud to deliver next-generation ESG data solutions through cloud technology. Launched by Arabesque in December 2021, ESG Book enables companies to be custodians of their own data through a digital platform, providing framework-neutral ESG information in real-time, promoting transparency. The platform has been developed by technology company Arabesque, and runs according to principles from the UN Global Compact, which encourages companies to adopt sustainable policies.
The collaboration will enable Google Cloud’s customers access to ESG Book’s suite of sustainability data products and solutions through Google Cloud’s Analytics Hub, providing a centralised and streamlined data delivery experience at scale. This will open up access to ESG Book’s wide range of sustainability metrics and data on corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and green revenues, together with its proprietary regulatory solutions addressing Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and Taxonomy requirements.
Dr Daniel Klier, CEO of ESG Book, said, “To realise the transition towards a more sustainable, net-zero future, it’s crucial for investors and businesses to have access to comparable and reliable sustainability information. Google Cloud’s cutting-edge infrastructure will enable ESG Book to offer a digitised and streamlined approach to ESG data and unlock both value and actionable, real-time insights. We are truly excited to be collaborating with Google Cloud.”
Justin Keeble, Managing Director, Global Sustainability, Google Cloud, said, “Fast, easy access to ESG and sustainability data has never been more important for businesses today, so they can act now. At Google Cloud, we’re seeing every customer in every industry respond to sustainability changes and data is at the centre of that transformation. We are proud to support our customers by making ESG Book’s data readily available, speeding up access to such critical data.”
Notes to Editors
Arabesque is a technology company which supports the financial industry in sustainability and artificial intelligence. It counts many of the world’s leading financial organisations among its clients, which collectively manage over $120 trillion in assets. ESG Book is a new central source for digital corporate sustainability data, and is supported by a global alliance of leading organisations including the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Global Reporting Initiative, Bridgewater Associates, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, HKEX, Allianz and Swiss Re.
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