IHS Markit Corporate Sustainability

Economic: Governing for Profitable Long-term Growth

Corporate responsibility is integral to the way IHS Markit does business. Our Board of Directors has developed corporate governance practices to assist in the exercise of its responsibilities and to achieve the best interests of IHS Markit and its varied stakeholders. These practices serve as a flexible framework within which the Board may conduct its business. The Board's actions follow our values and principles, which are reinforced at all company levels. Our dedicated Board level committees are focused on addressing risk, governance, human resources and audit responsibilities as top priorities.

Profitable Long-term Growth

IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 key business and government customers, including 85 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world's leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.

Socially Responsible Investing

IHS Markit Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the Fifth Year in a Row

In the 2017 RobecoSAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment, we showed progress across social, economic and environmental dimensions. Within these dimensions, the DJSI ranked IHS Markit above the 90th percentile for multiple areas: customer relationship management, materiality, occupational health and safety, talent attraction and retention, and human capital development.

In 2018, we received Bronze Class distinction in the RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook for our sustainability performance, achieving a score within five to ten percent of the industry's top performing company's score. We also received Bronze Class and Silver Class distinction in 2015 and 2016, respectively. For investors, the RobecoSAM's Sustainability Yearbook identifies companies that are strongly positioned to create long-term shareholder value. IHS Markit strives to develop and mature our sustainability processes as well as increase transparency so we can maintain our DJSI listing and recognition.

Constituent on Five MSCI Indices

IHS Markit is a constituent on five MSCI indices including their environmental, social and governance (ESG) indices:

  • MSCI World ESG Index
  • MSCI World Socially Responsible Index
  • MSCI KLD 400 Social Index
  • MSCI USA Index
  • USA ESG Index

The indices lists companies with ESG ratings relative to their sector peers worldwide, based on company performance and transparency in environmental, social and governance issues.

IHS Markit Listed on FTSE4Good Index

IHS Markit has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index company FTSE Group, FTSE4Good is an equity index series that is designed to facilitate investment in companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards. Companies in the FTSE4Good Index Series have met stringent environmental, social and governance criteria, and are positioned to capitalize on the benefits of responsible business practice.

Partnerships and Commitments

World Economic Forum

As a Strategic Partner of the World Economic Forum we collaborate with public and private sectors to help further the Forum mission to improve the state of the world. Through events and meetings with key stakeholders we provide our content, insight and advice on pressing topics. IHS Markit participates on the energy and financial councils and through regional events in emerging economies to lend our expertise and bring communities together.

Signatory of Women’s Empowerment Principles

IHS Markit is a signatory of the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) in a continued effort to actively participate in, and contribute to, advancing equality.

The participation of IHS Markit in the WEP represents a significant and actionable step in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 5, which seeks to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

For more information about our commitment to diversity and inclusion, please see our Social webpage.

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