Sustainalytics is a global leader in ESG research and sustainable finance solutions. For over 25 years, our company has been at the forefront of developing high-quality, innovative ESG products and services for global pension funds, asset managers, corporations and other leading financial institutions.Today, hundreds of the world's leading institutional investors leverage Sustainalytics' suite of ESG research and ratings products and services to support their investment strategies, from ESG integration to screening to shareholder engagement and voting. Sustainalytics' ESG research and ratings also underpin Morningstar's Sustainability Fund Ratings of more than 40,000 funds as well as numerous global ESG indexes and ETFs.
Sustainalytics also works with hundreds of companies and leading corporate investment banks to help them consider sustainability in policies, practices and capital projects. As the largest second-party opinion provider in the industry, forward thinking companies and global banks rely on our green, social and sustainable bond services to verify that bond frameworks are aligned with global bond principles. Further, our second-party opinions on green, social and sustainable bonds enable hundreds of organizations to bring credible financial instruments to market. Sustainalytics' flagship ESG Risk Ratings - the market industry standard - is also used by lenders to link loan terms to borrowers' ESG performance. Companies also use our ESG ratings for capital raising activities and other purposes such as marketing and communicating their sustainability efforts to internal and external stakeholders. Our firm has also recently endorsed the Principles for Responsible Banking.
With 16 offices globally, Sustainalytics has more than 600 staff members, including over 200 analysts with varied multidisciplinary expertise across more than 40 industry groups. Over the past seven years, our firm has been consistently recognised as one of the best responsible investment research firms by institutional investors that vote in the Independent Research in Responsible Investment (IRRI) Survey. In 2019, Sustainalytics was also named Best ESG Data Provider and recognised for Best ESG Research by Environmental Finance. For more information, visit www.sustainalytics.com.
Sustainalytics been a proud PRI signatory for nearly 15 years and we continue to be a highly engaged signatory.