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In just a decade, the number of sustainability ratings has climbed from 21 in 2000 to 108 — and growing — today.
The indexes can help companies and consumers make better choices about what firms they do business with and invest in, what they buy, and who they hire.
But how can you tell which indexes to trust, how do you know they’re measuring the right things to come up with their ratings and how can the ratings process be made better?
Strategy firm SustainAbility sought to answer those questions by examining the nascent industry and producing a four-part report, “Rate the Raters,” which was published in installments during the past 15 months.