Helping address a full spectrum of global challenges
Analytics and expertise: At IHS Markit, we continue to develop multi-faceted information solutions to help industry leaders and non-profit agencies around the globe meet their sustainability challenges while also strengthening our own corporate sustainability efforts. Together with our customers and partners, we are actively supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For customers, sustainability can be a organizational imperative and driver of both growth and innovation. Working with industry leaders or non-profit agencies - on both paid engagements and pro bono projects - we provide solutions that harness information, analytics and expertise to achieve Sustainable Development Goals throughout organizations around the world. Examples include:
Providing insights to the U.S. CFTC around climate-related financial risk: Salman Banaei, executive director and global head of clearance and settlement at IHS Markit, gives his insights to the Market Risk Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission in connection with the Climate-Related Financial Risk Subcommittee’s “Managing Climate Risk in the U.S. Financial System” report. SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth; SDG 13 - Climate Action
Donating standards towards a volunteer initiative to make open source ventilators: IHS Markit donated access to more than 30 engineering standards in the support of the Oregon Ventilator Volunteer Project (LifeMech). The standards were used to design and manufacture low cost, open-source ventilators that may be used to supplement any shortages due to COVID-19. SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being; SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Launching global ESG Reporting Repository: New ESG Reporting platform provides a central source for a range of ESG data produced by companies, including sustainability reports, climate impact reports, or any other information a corporation feels is relevant to its stakeholders. Investors, lenders and insurance companies seeking to analyze data and build ESG profiles benefit from access to a central repository covering multiple industries, corporations and geographies. Learn more here. SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Enabling sustainable development goals through specialty chemicals: Produced responsibly, specialty chemicals and polymers support key sustainable development goals including polymers that assist in water treatment, specialty construction materials essential to wind turbine blades, and greener chelating agents in detergents that lead to less nutrient algae blooms. See our research and analysis. SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation; SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure; SDG 14 - Life Below Water
Supplying electric motor data to the UN's United For Efficiency initiative: As a pro bono service, IHS Markit experts in technology as well as economics and country risk supported the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)’s United for Efficiency (U4E) initiative by providing detailed market data on motor sales by motor type and by country. The data included country assessments of the benefits of adopting higher efficiency standards for electric motors, which can persuade developing and emerging countries to reduce their GHG emissions. See the 2017 U4E Policy Guide. SDG 13 - Climate Action
Helping Dell launch the Dell Women Entrepreneur Cities Index (WE Cities): Global gender-specific research powered by IHS Markit research examines the ability of global cities to attract and support high potential women entrepreneurs. See the 2017 Dell WE Cities Index. SDG 5 - Gender Equality
Global Index for Carbon CreditsIHS Markit launches the first benchmarking and liquid investable index to track carbon credits markets globally.
Building on unrivaled coverage of the economic, industry and risk landscape, economics & country risk enables clients - large and small - to identify growth, plan accurately and navigate uncertainty. IHS Markit partners with customers to help them identify new trends, size growth opportunities, monitor risk and opportunity ratio, conduct market assessments, plan for alternate scenarios and secure their business continuity. SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth, SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
From product planning to marketing, sales, service and the aftermarket, IHS Markit automotive solutions provide the actionable insight to make better decisions that drive better results.
Purchasing power of specific ethnic and demographic consumer groups
Built from two independent sources for maximum coverage and accuracy, Automotive ethnic data enables you to discover areas with the highest market volumes for new and used vehicle sales, the top performing markets and underperforming markets for any make, model or vehicle segment by one or multiple ethnic groups. SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Vehicle performance & compliance monitor (VPaC)
The Vehicle performance & compliance monitor (VPaC) is a cloud-based web portal providing access to a twelve-year forecast for CO2 emissions, fuel consumption and acceleration performance for more than 60,000 vehicle-powertrain combinations – including 160-plus attributes per vehicle – across the United States, EU 28, China and Brazil. SDG 13 - Climate Action
Vehicle recall owner identification services
This suite of recall services helps you implement and manage a successful vehicle recall campaign by providing access to a daily updated VIN database of more than one billion automotive, truck, trailer, bus, RV and motorcycle owner records. Includes access to enhanced data on sales and leases/liens, branded title coding, dealerization and data disaster recovery. SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
IHS Markit provides a tool for managing global environmental credits, helping to increase transparency, efficiency and scalability. Our registry allows account holders to manage all their carbon, water and biodiversity credits in a centralized, financial markets-based registry system. Participants can track environmental projects, issue, transfer and retire serialized credits. SDG 13 - Climate Change, SDG 14 - Life Below Water, SDG 15 - Life on Land
As environmental markets become more market driven, the ability to set prices for allowances or credits via transparent market mechanisms is critical. Thus we provide auction services to environmental markets such as the California Air Resources Board’s Cap-and-Trade Program Auction and Reserve Sales and the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority.
Power and renewables features analysis, data and insight on market fundamentals, policy landscapes and changing consumer demands, including strategic insight on technology, cost and pricing trends impacting global renewables development. SDG 13 - Climate Action
Renewable forecasts and alternative scenarios: outlook to 2030 for onshore and offshore wind, solar PV and CSP, geothermal, ocean, biomass, hydro, and energy storage
Renewable power costs and prices: comparative prices and forecasted costs for wind, solar and energy storage technologies to 2030 in key global renewable markets
Climate and carbon service
Climate and carbon service offers expert analysis of climate-related policies, markets, and technology trends to inform and support corporate strategy, investments, decision making and disclosure. Our analysis unites and enhances research and data from across IHS Markit to deliver an integrated, multi-sector perspective on key topics in the climate debate, including:
Renewable energy and energy efficiency programs, targets, and standards
Sector-specific policies for oil, gas, coal, power, and transport
IHS Markit Chemical consulting assists clients with economic, commercial and regulatory issues around sustainability technologies in chemical products and processes. SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
What is the life cycle of this product?
Is this bio-based production method the most cost-competitive?
What is the long-term outlook for producing specific chemicals from bio-based fuels?
What is the carbon footprint of our production process, and how can we reduce it?
Industry insights from the IHS Markit Life Sciences team cover market access, pricing and reimbursement, emerging markets, generics strategies, therapeutic development pathways, forecasting and market sizing, and general competitive intelligence. SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
Using our chemical business insight, Chemical Week offers the most up-to-date and authoritative editorial analysis to help you make better decisions or reach international decision-makers across different sectors. Our editorial provides you with the unparalleled expertise and coverage regarding industrial chemistry and the environment. SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation, SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production, SDG 13 - Climate Action, SDG 14 - Life Below Water, SDG 15 - Life on Land
Increasingly complex solutions to water treatment
Report: European Union could reach 34% renewable energy by 2030
Companies increasingly procuring green power through PPAs
ACC, Green Building Council join forces to advance LEED
Singapore to introduce carbon tax in 2019
The American Chemistry Council announces targets to recycle or recover 100% of plastic packaging in the US by 2040
KY3P® is the first centralized data hub that simplifies and standardizes third-party risk management processes. Developed in partnership with global banks, asset managers, and Big 4 consulting firms, the service is designed to help you simplify third-party risk management processes and minimizes efforts around information requests and responses.
The platform helps firms collect and maintain risk information, including cybersecurity & financial ratings, sanctions data, news alerts, cyber event data, and questionnaire responses from third parties that can be used to generate risk scores.
IHS Markit BRE Press is the exclusive publisher to BRE. BRE publications provide a wealth of knowledge, experience, practical advice and information on new developments, regulations, standards and good practice on all aspects of the built environment. SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
Delivering sustainable buildings
The green guide to specification
Energy management in the built environment
Changing energy behavior in the workplace
Producing the business case for investment in energy efficiency
Installation of photovoltaic panels on existing flat roofs: some lessons learned