Explore the latest infographics that are created by using Datamaran’s Artificial Intelligence that tracks 100 non-financial topics by sifting and analyzing millions of data points from publicly available sources, such as, corporate reports, mandatory regulations and voluntary initiatives, as well as news and social media.

The impact of TCFD recommendations on corporate disclosure
Climate change is now appearing in financial services disclosure more than ever before. What is the role of the the TCFD recommendations in this change? Check out this infographic.
Climate Change Disclosure in 2018
“Close to half of 4737 companies did not disclose Climate Change in their financial reports in 2018” says Datamaran CEO Marjella Alma. Using Datamaran Benchmark module, we created geographical analysis of mentions.
Top ESG topics FTSE100 vs S&P500
Using Datamaran Benchmark module we scanned 500+ Annual Financial Reports of companies listed on the FTSE100 and S&P500 stock market indices, to find out the top ESG topics of each index.
Reporting on Climate Change: the 2°C scenario in corporate reports
The 2°C scenario is getting more traction in corporate reports, yet it remains niche. Corporations need to embed Climate Change targets into their strategies and policies if we hope to achieve the Paris Agreement goals.
GDPR mentions in corporate reports
Using Datamaran Search Function we analyzed 75k reports across seven reporting years, to find out that GDPR mentions skyrocketed in corporate reports in 2018. The regulation came into force in May 2018.
Not only Nissan is struggling with governance reporting
Using Datamaran Benchmark module, we compared the Annual Financial Reports and SEC Filings of 16 carmaker companies in 2016, 2017 and 2018, to find out not only Nissan is struggling with governance reporting
How Brexit is impacting business: a news analysis
A new analysis by Datamaran NewsFlow Module shows that 32% of online articles mentioning #Brexit refer to workforce, followed by 19% referring to competition & competitive practices issues.
Green and Climate Bonds
Since 2014, FinServ companies significantly increased their mentions of Green and Climate Bonds in their corporate reports. 50% of mentions are coming from companies in Europe, indicating this to be a local trend.
Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence
Since 2016, companies significantly increased their mentions of Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence in their corporate reports. 70 percent of mentions are coming from companies in Europe and Asia, followed by North America.
Clinical Trials mentions in 2018 reports
New data insights reveal that 38% of US Biotechnology, Life Science and Pharmaceutical companies mentioned Clinical Trials with high emphasis in their reports, against 13% of EU companies.
Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals: the most regulated topics
US and UK Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals sector-specific regulatory landscape is similar, as both are focusing on Product and Service Safety, Clinical Trials and Product Labelling.
Sector-free Regulations
Sector-free regulations (ESG regulations that are not sector specific) increased by 145% in Canada and the US since 2015, and by 158% in the UK. More insights on this topic in Datamaran Global Insights Report
ESG regulations related to Financial Services
Governance-related regulations are leading in the UK Financial Services sector. In addition, Environmental and Employment related regulations have substantially grown in relative terms in the last three years.
ESG regulations in Healthcare & Pharmaceutical sector
Policymakers are taking a tougher stance on ESG regulations in Healthcare & Pharmaceutical sector: more mandatory regulations have been introduced in the last three years compared to the previous period.
The impact of the Modern Slavery Act (2015)
Since 2015, we observe a significant increase in emphasis of Forced Labor in both Annual Financial Reports and Sustainability Reports in both large and mid-size corporations in the UK.
Is Asia going paperless?
Data insights captured with Datamaran Search Module counted the mentions of “paperless” in company reports across Asia, Americas and Europe, showing Asian companies are taking the lead.
Greenhouse Gases disclosure
In 2017 reporting on greenhouse gases with high emphasis has peaked among the TCFD signatories, while non-signatory peers maintained a stable reporting.
Climate-related disclosure
Twice as many non-financial TCFD signatories report on Climate Change and Air Quality with a high emphasis, compared to Financial Services.
Single-use plastic
Online news sources increased their coverage of single-use plastic seven times this summer. Is business finally ready to fight plastic waste or was it just a silly season?
Geopolitical Risk
83% of companies in North America have discussed geopolitical risks in their 2018 reports compared to only 63% in Western Europe. Insights from Datamaran.
SDG reporting: Utilities
Climate Change (SGD 13), Clean Energy (SDG 7) and Zero Hunger (SDG 2) are the core of SDG reporting from utility companies. Insights from Datamaran.
SDG reporting: Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
When reporting on the SDGs, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical companies place the highest emphasis on SGD 16 (Justice and strong institutions), SDG5 (Gender Equality), and SDG3 (Good Health).
SDG reporting: Financial Services
Datamaran insights reveal how financial services report on SDG: highest emphasis is placed on SGD 16 (Justice and strong institutions), SDG 5 (Gender Equality) and No Poverty (SDG 1).

TCFD: An update on corporate disclosure following the second status report

In June 2019, the TCFD released its second status report, indicating increased adoption of its recommendations.

To coincide with its release, we are updating our previous analysis into the extent to which this adoption has been reflected in supporters’ corporate disclosure.

The analysis shows that, whether they’re supporters or non-supporters of the TCFD, companies are now talking about climate change more than ever before. More in detail, climate change is predominantly discussed through a risk rather than an opportunity lense – with 54% of FinServ TCFD supporters referring to the topic in relation to risk and 20% in relation to opportunity in 2018. 

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