Nasdaq acquires fintech startup OneReport to accelerate delivery of ESG reporting and workflow solution to corporate clients
Nasdaq, a global technology company serving the capital markets and other industries, announced today the acquisition of OneReport, a fintech startup and provider of corporate responsibility and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data management and reporting services. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The acquisition will help NASDAQ to accelerate the delivery of its recently-announced ESG reporting and workflow solution, to be named Nasdaq OneReport. The platform is now available to companies as part of the suite of solutions offered by Nasdaq’s Corporate Services business.
Founded in 2003, OneReport is a provider of corporate responsibility (CR) information management and reporting services. The company helps companies combat survey fatigue, the OneReport platform integrates key reporting frameworks and assessments, enabling clients to navigate the evolving ratings landscape and address relevant metrics efficiently.
“Nasdaq OneReport will broaden our strategic engagement and collaboration with issuers who are seeking clarity on ESG reporting,” said Nelson Griggs, President of the Nasdaq Stock Exchange. “We are strongly positioned to solve these challenges given the thousands of clients globally who rely on Nasdaq for counsel on a range of investor relations, governance, and sustainability-related issues.”
ESG data has increasingly become an important resource for investors seeking performance indicators, but also for public companies trying to increase operational efficiency, decrease resource dependency, and attract new customers and employees.
Since 2003, OneReport’s software platform has helped leading organizations navigate corporate responsibility frameworks, pilot the information capture and response process, and deliver ESG data to ratings agencies and other stakeholders. OneReport addresses the daunting array of frameworks by offering an easy and efficient tool for managing data internally, and in turn, connects companies to the industry’s leading ESG raters.
“We are excited to join together with Nasdaq as we continue our mission to advance responsible ESG performance and disclosure, while streamlining the corporate responsibility and ESG disclosure process,” said Janice Warren, President, OneReport.
Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a global technology company serving the capital markets and other industries. Our diverse offering of data, analytics, software and services enables clients to optimize and execute their business vision with confidence.
OneReport’s online software simplifies the process of data collection, colleague engagement and oversight, and disclosure. A resource for Fortune 1000 firms and organizations of all sizes, OneReport is a certified software and tools provider for the Global Reporting Initiative, and a licensee of CDP, SASB, and other ratings organizations.