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Management of risks & opportunities Controversial Activities Screening

Controversial activity screening across 17 areas

Intuitive and accurate, our solution helps you to pinpoint corporate involvements across a range of negative criteria.

Our solutions


Companies are screened for involvement across 17 areas.

Controversial Activity Areas

  • Alcohol
  • Animal Welfare
  • Cannabis
  • Chemicals of Concern
  • Gambling
  • Genetic Engineering
  • High Interest Rate Lending
  • Nuclear Power
  • Pornography
  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Tobacco
  • Stem Cells
  • Civilian Firearms
  • Military
  • Coal
  • Fossil Fuels Industry
  • Unconventional Oil and Gas


  • Major Involvement
  • Minor Involvement
  • No Involvement
  • Underlying Data

Key Features

  • Coverage: 7,700+ issuers
  • Frequency update: annual 
  • Scope: underlying criteria differentiate between production and distribution activities to understand precise types of involvement
  • Reports: simple and insightful reports for issuers outlining their involvement in these activities alongside the sources of information.

Use Case

  • Risk management: adhere to investment mandates and manage compliance and reputational risks
  • Values alignment: integrate your values into your investment processes to develop for example “tobacco free” or “fossil fuel free” portfolios
  • Active ownership: undertake engagement activities with companies with exposure to controversial activities.