Controversial Issues

Look up Controversial Issues on a wide range of themes that can be defined as controversial for various reasons. Xklude has identified 30 controversial issues distributed in 6 different ESG categories.

Controversial Companies

Search among 2162 controversial global listed companies in the database and find out who invested in them. A controversial company is identified by being on a controversial list included in the database.

Controversial Investors

View the largest European institutional investors’ equity investments in controversial companies. The investors represents a total asset under management of more than 3000 billion euros.

Controversial Issue

33 issues linked to 2262 companies

Controversial issues cover a wide range of themes that can be defined as controversial for various reasons. There is no standard definition of a controversial issue or a controversial business. The Xklude database does not take into account dialogues with companies through the active ownership.

Funding Systemic Racism

4.403.793.428 € invested in 60 Companies

Use of Offshore Tax Haven

191.182.244.977 € invested in 387 Companies

ExxonMobil investor

66.503.714.445 € invested in 328 Companies

Deforestation

1.148.306.276 € invested in 33 Companies

Poor Carbon Management

3.428.820.857 € invested in 77 Companies

Unconventional weapon

18.075.163 € invested in 37 Companies

Banks in money laundering

17.090.148.678 € invested in 15 Companies

Oil sands expansion

17.495.338.101 € invested in 31 companies

Using forced labour in China

61.373.588.834 € invested in 67 companies

COAL SHARE OF REVENUE OF +30%

1.605.916.490 € invested in 341 companies

100 Most Penalized Companies

91.747.331.360 € invested in 100 companies

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Purpose & Vision

The purpose of the Xklude database is to map investments from an ethical perspective and to create more transparency about ethical and responsible issues which is concerning activist shareholders, pensions savers, the new generation of private sustainable investors and others with interest in responsible and ethical investments.

Vision

The vision is to create an informed debate about how capital flows in a world with an increased focus on sustainability, such as it is expressed in for example the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Each controversial Issue is therefore also linked to one or more SDGs, the goals of which are difficult to achieve if capital inflow continues to support the controversial issues. All controversial issues lined to SDGs can reasonably be discussed to be resistance to one or more SDGs.

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More than 70.000 screenings

The Xklude database connect controversial issues to global listed companies and screens institutional investor’ portfolio for match. Xklude connects +2000 listed companies to controversial issues and reveals who invested in them. We have total screened more than 70.000 stocks for controversial issues. We have total identified 27.424 controversial issues related to the listed companies found in the investors stock portfolio.

 

 

Controversial Impact Ranking

Xklude database ranks professional investors by a controversial percentage. The percentage score is simple and expresses how many controversial investments found in a screening equity portfolio. The current Investor Controversial Ranking Percent is based on a screening of investors recently announced equity portfolio.

 

 

Controversial Companies

A controversial company is identified by being on a controversial list included in the database. The lists are built from a number of international sources, organizations and institutions that have been found credible and relevant in relation to an ethical investment perceptive. A listed company can therefore appear on several lists and thus be linked to several controversial issues.

Controversial Issues

Controversial issues cover a wide range of themes that can be defined as controversial for various reasons. There is no standard definition of a controversial issue or a controversial business. All issues are therefore not necessarily expressions of specific legal violations but have more character of an ethical dimension to be discussed, where it´s ultimately up to individuals or investor management to assess whether the issue is in line with decided values or norms.

A controversial issue is not a finite phenomenon but expresses an ethical dilemma that can often be viewed from multiple perspectives. The Xklude database does not take into account dialogues with companies through the active ownership. At present, the database does not contain information on the ethical progress of controversial listed companies.