ESG Book All set for Launch on Google Cloud

Published on: 08 March 2022
by KnowESG

A Brief Summary

Arabesque's ESG Book, a new central source of virtual corporate sustainability information, will be available to Google Cloud customers. The partnership will help access ESG Book's products and solutions through Google Cloud's Analytics Hub. The Google Cloud's technology will be used by ESG Book to improve its cloud-based capabilities and meet the demand for readily available, comparable and transparent ESG data.

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Arabesque launched ESG Book in December 2021. The platform provided by ESG Book will enable companies to be custodians of their data, access ESG information in real-time, promote transparency. The platform has been running based on the principles from the UN Global Compact, which motivates companies to adopt the best practices.

Through Google Cloud's Analytics Hub, clients of ESG Book will be able to access ESG Book's array of sustainability data products and solutions, delivering a centralised and streamlined data delivery experience at scale. It will give users access to ESG Book's extensive database of sustainability metrics and data on corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and green revenues, as well as its proprietary regulatory solutions for the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), and Taxonomy.

Dr Daniel Klier, CEO of ESG Book, said, “To realise the transition towards a more sustainable, net-zero future, investors and businesses must 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.”