Academic Papers

ABI/ProQuest

Articles from over 1,000 academic management, marketing, and general business journals. Alumni version available via eBaker. 

Topics covered including intellectual property (IP) strategies, sustainable investment, supply chain and circular economy, urban climate resilience, green entrepreneurship, etc. 

ScienceDirect

Articles from journals in the life, physical, medical, technical, and social sciences (including business and management).

Topics covered include supply chain efficiency, operations management, commercializing solar fuels, smart technologies and applications, as well as all other topics in business and environment arena.

GreenFILE

Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles. Topics covered include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy and recycling. 

Web of Science

Provides complete bibliographic data plus citations and abstracts to journal articles across a wide range of scientific and technological disciplines. 

It also includes patent database.

Harvard University Center for the Environment

News, research, and other resources from Harvard's Center for the Environment

Overview and Analysis

Bloomberg

Current and historical financial information on individual equities, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, and futures for both international and domestic markets.

Bloomberg includes an Environmental and Social Governance Function (ESG). To access the Bloomberg ESG menu that includes news, research, indices, energy and emissions regulations, screening and analytics, type ESGX and then press the green GO key.

BCC Research

Reports on major economic, scientific, and technological developments in industrial, pharmaceutical, and high technology worldwide.

Topic areas include but not limited to robotics, AI, automation, cleantech, renewable energy, batteries, and energy efficiency technologies.

Frost & Sullivan

Reports and market trends encompassing various technology-, energy-, and manufacturing-related fields.

Topic areas covered include but not limited to environment & building technologies, waste recycle, supply chain and logistics related technologies. For best results, use Advanced Search and select "owned" in the ownership filter. 

Technavio

Reports on a variety of global industries including technology, healthcare, retail, energy, aerospace, and automotive. 

Topic areas covered include but not limited to energy storage, energy management system, smart city, smart farming, software, robotics, and environment monitoring and sensing.

ESG Data Sources

Bloomberg

Current and historical financial information on individual equities, stock market indices, fixed-income securities, currencies, commodities, and futures for both international and domestic markets.

Bloomberg provides proprietary environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance data.  After login, type ESG <GO> to open the equity screening function.

Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)

Corporate social responsibility data.

Datastream

Historical, global coverage of equities, stock markets, commodities, futures, currencies, options, bond markets, company financials, and economic data.

Datastream covers more than 7,000 global companies (more than 6,000 active) with a full range of ESG measures drawn from publicly available and manually collected sources, dating back to as early as 2002, though coverage increases over time. 

MSCI ESG Research

A suite of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) research and analysis products from MSCI.

WRDS - Wharton Research Data Services

WRDS is a platform for financial, accounting, banking, economics, management, marketing, and public policy databases accessible through a single interface.

Institutional shareholder Services (ISS) (formerly RiskMetrics), MSCI ESG KLD STATS (formerly KLD) and MSCI GMI Ratings are accessible via WRDS.

Companies

Capital IQ

Data on public and private companies, investment firms, capital transactions, and people. 

Useful for screening companies, transactions, people, venture capital and private equity firms by industry or sectors.

CDP

The CDP is an independent not-for-profit organization holding the largest database of primary corporate climate change information in the world. Includes sustainability reports from thousands of organizations from around the world.

Corporate Register

Free registration allows users to search for companies social responsibility reports.

Thomson ONE

Thomson ONE features market quotes, earnings estimates, financial fundamentals, press releases, transaction data, corporate filings, ownership profiles and research from Thomson Financial.

It also provides industry and company analyst reports.

News and Journals

Factiva

Factiva aggregates news from national and local newspapers, magazines, trade publications and transcripts.

Provides recent developments from worldwide news and industrial publications.

Journal of Green Building

The purpose of the Journal of Green Building is to present the very best of practical applications (Part I) together with the very best of peer-reviewed research (Part II) in green building design and construction.

Ethisphere

A journal of business ethics. Targeted towards Directors, CEOs,  and General Counsel who see opportunity in ethical leadership. 

Responsible-Investor.com

News service reporting on responsible investment, ESG (environmental, social, and governance), and sustainable finance.

Includes news and analysis targeted to institutional investors globally.