Act Analytics is a leading environmental, social, and governance (ESG) analytics company that enable real-time, independent investment insights supported by granular structured data. The company today announced that it is now available for trial in AWS Data Exchange, an Amazon Web Services-powered (AWS) platform that makes it easy to find, subscribe to, and use third-party data in the cloud. The distribution will allow financial service enterprises and other AWS enterprise customers to discover and trial Act Analytics’ natural language processing-based (NLP) ESG insights through the exchange.

AWS Data Exchange simplifies the third-party data licensing and procurement process. For data subscribers, AWS Data Exchange provides access to thousands of third-party data products from hundreds of qualified data providers in a single catalog in AWS Marketplace.

Act Analytics is built using recent advances in NLP applied to trusted news sources to generate ESG insights across a global universe of companies. Discovery and trial of Act Analytics data in AWS Data Exchange makes it easy for prospective customers to evaluate integration of the real-time ESG insights into their workflows so they can:

Sustainable finance and ESG is a critical investment lens representing 33% of assets under management (AUM) in the US at $17.1 trillion, growing 42% between 2018 and 2020 according to a recent report by the Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment.

“Act Analytics is committed to leveraging the best data distribution options available and making it easy for investors to discover and trial our data,” said Zachary Dan, CEO of Act Analytics. “AWS Data Exchange distribution helps achieve that.”

About Act Analytics

Act Analytics was founded by former portfolio management, machine learning and market data experts. Act Analytics is leading the way for investment professionals to integrate accurate real time, independent ESG scores into their models. Act Analytics uses NLP sentiment analysis of 200+ trusted independent news sources, with tens of thousands of referenceable articles per day on 24,000+ public and private companies, to generate unique insights. Investors use the real-time, independent ESG data to research, screen and construct portfolios, monitor risk and develop their own ESG scores and models.