Our overall universe covers more than 6.200 issuers worldwide, including 3.800 companies and 5.500 associated issuers as well as 56 countries, the EU and 700 associated local authorities. In order to be able to provide our clients with as large as possible a universe of companies which are performing well in terms of sustainability and thereby to provide you with a comprehensive basis on which to organize your sustainable capital investment and investment products, our analysts regularly evaluate around 3,800 companies. In the process, we provide coverage of important national and international indices.
The oekom Universe additionally comprises sustainability leaders outside these indices as well as small & mid caps drawn from sectors with links to sustainability (e.g. renewable energies, recycling, water treatment) and significant non-listed bond issuers.
These companies are evaluated, in a detailled best in class rating, against an average of 100 social and environmental criteria. Furthermore, oekom research carries out a comprehensive negative screening in a great number of controversial business fields and practices for each company.
The currently around 550 companies holding oekom research’s prime status form the oekom Prime Universe.