Local and Global research for responsible investment

CAER - Corporate Analysis. Enhanced Responsibility. was established in January 2000, and offers research services on a broad range of environmental and social criteria.

CAER’s database covers the top 300 companies in Australia by market capitalisation, companies that move in and out of the ASX on a regular basis (smaller members of the ASX300), smaller listed companies invested in by research clients and selected New Zealand and Pacific companies.

CAER is a member of the EIRIS Global Alliance of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) research firms. UK-based EIRIS is a leading global provider of independent research into the ESG performance of companies. With over 25 years’ experience of conducting research and promoting responsible investment strategies, EIRIS now provides services to more than 100 asset owners, asset managers and major index providers worldwide.

We offer invaluable expertise on what constitutes good ESG practices and identify the leaders and laggards as well as the pertinent issues in any given sector.

CAER & EIRIS research enables you to:

  • • Create enhanced portfolios
  • • Integrate ESG issues
  • • Create investment opportunities
  • • Identify and manage risk
  • • Screen portfolios on issues of concern
  • • Effectively engage with companies

Practical solutions

Developed with direct input from investors, our tools are designed to be flexible and adaptable and can be easily tailored to your individual needs. Our research can be easily integrated into analysis and investment management processes. From sovereign bonds to equities, CAER and EIRIS provide independent, comprehensive, and robust extra-financial research.

Data you can trust

CAER and EIRIS research is based on a fully transparent and holistic research methodology which is certified according to external industry quality standards. We offer consistent, comparable data on over 80 different ESG research areas, including board practice, bribery and corruption, managing environmental and climate change impacts, human rights and supply chain labour standards.

Our team exists to turn our research into practical solutions for investors. This can involve extra bespoke research as well as advice and support on making the best of our products and services.

Our client team exists to turn our research into practical solutions for investors. This can involve extra bespoke research as well as advice and support on making the best of our products and services.

News & events

  • Disclosures on managing human rights risks (Collaboration with Net Balance Foundation and ACCA) 21/11/2011

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  • CAER’s new window on the world! 23/05/2011

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