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Corporate Sustainability at Morningstar

Our Approach

We are committed to transparency and disclosure on our environmental impact, social responsibility, and governing practices. See our corporate policies and sustainability reports:

Our Partnerships

Engaging in external partnerships is imperative in growing our sustainability strategy and practice. Morningstar supports global and regional agreements pertaining to our business operations, our products, and our impact on people, communities, and the environment. We report annually on our progress and alignment in achieving connected sustainability goals.

Morningstar commits to advancing the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals designed to address the world’s most crucial challenges relating to the environment, the economy, and society. We track our SDG alignment in our Corporate Sustainability Report and submit our Communication on Progress to the UNGC.

As a founding member of the NZFSPA, we are committed to reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Learn how Morningstar is managing the transition to a net-zero future in our Climate Transition Plan.

Net Zero Data Public Utility
Morningstar advises and promotes the creation and development of the NZDPU to deliver free access to climate data and information for all.
Principles for Responsible Investment
Morningstar’s membership in the UNPRI aligns our business practices and product offerings with universal principles to promote progress in society and collaborate on sustainable outcomes.

Our Climate Program

Morningstar’s approach to minimizing our environmental impact involves disclosure and action. Our climate-related reporting demonstrates our commitment to transparency and clarity in our decarbonization strategy.  

Explore our first Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures Report to learn about Morningstar’s climate-related risks and opportunities. This report examines our governance, strategy, risk management, and climate metrics and targets.
Morningstar’s Climate Transition Plan examines our time-bound approach to shifting our firm’s operations, capabilities, and business model towards a net zero future. We report annually on our progress towards reducing our climate impact to become a net zero company by 2050. 

Read Our 2023 Corporate Sustainability Report

Our Awards and Recognition


Best ESG Solutions Provider
Best SPO Provider
Best ESG Research Firm
Best ESG Research Provider
PRI ESG Research Innovation of the Year


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