Who we are
As the global landscape evolves, it is imperative to navigate, manage and monitor the political, economic, social and environmental risks that affect new growth opportunities for business, especially in emerging markets.
Maplecroft’s Global Risks Portfolio and services combine rigorous research with technological innovation to offer risk screens, monitoring tools and invaluable insights into the most challenging political, economic, social and environmental risks and responsibilities facing global business today.
Our products and services are used extensively by leading global corporations across all sectors, governments, UN agencies and international non-governmental organisations. For example, banks use our indices and in depth reports to screen and manage risk, corporations use our research to understand investment risk and supply chain managers use our tools for due diligence monitoring.
The Global Risks Portfolio, winner of numerous industry awards, is home to over 500 risk indices and indicators, 160+ interactive maps, country scorecards, briefings and in-depth reports. These resources provide instantly accessible insights into the core areas of global, political, legal and regulatory, human rights and climate change risks, whilst our flexibility enables us to deliver bespoke risk analysis for any region, country, sector, company or issue.
Country risk products draw on our data bank of third party stakeholder viewpoints and key recent events.
Risk calculators, benchmarking and rating tools quantify and screen for enterprise risk, country and sub national risk and sector risk, in ways that are relevant for both corporations and investors interested in sovereign and sub sovereign risks.
Our award-winning services empower responsible organisations to identify, manage and mitigate global risks in their operations, supply chains and distribution networks. Maplecroft is a leader in human rights due diligence, impact assessment and monitoring. We have longstanding experience in ethical supply chain management with the technological capability to custom build monitoring and reporting systems that can merge our risk intelligence with company data feeds.
Services include: auditing and gap analysis, carbon accounting, mapping, human rights dilemmas research, monitoring, impact assessment, investment decision making, policy development, reporting, and stakeholder engagement.
Company rating and indexing
Political risk, as well as environmental, social and governance risks (ESG) are playing an ever greater role in investment decisions. Maplecroft has developed a suite of tools to rate corporate risk exposures, risk management proficiencies and innovation against ESG risks and short and long term political risk. This intelligence can be licensed and is available in tailored or generic universes to suit investor requirements across all asset classes.
Maplecroft’s flagship work in this area is the Climate Innovation Indexes (CIIs). The indexes rate the 360 largest companies in the US on their climate-related innovation and carbon management programmes to identify the companies best placed to seize opportunities in the low-carbon economy of the future. The second rebalancing of the CIIs, launched on April 23rd, 2012, continues to show a positive relationship between climate innovation and the financial performance of companies. The CIIs are calculated by Bloomberg and trade on the BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL.
Maplecroft services by sector
- Maplecroft Human Rights Products and Services (1.5 MB)
- Maplecroft Capability Statement (May 2013) (PDF 20.5 MB)
- ESG rating and research (PDF 400.1 KB)