Belgium-Brussels: Study on Sustainability Ratings and Research
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/financial-stability-financial-services-and-capital-markets-union_en
Section II: Object
Study on Sustainability Ratings and Research
This study will:
(i) provide a state of play of the sustainability-related products and services market,
(ii) establish an inventory and classification of actors and sustainability products/services available in the market,
(iii) explore the use and quality of sustainability-related products and services, and
(iv) provide the European Commission with recommendations and best practices to stimulate demand and improve the quality of supply.
The tasks are to be performed at the premises of the contractor. A maximum of 6 meetings can take place in Brussels and/or Paris (see tender specifications).
The study shall:
— describe the state of play in the sustainability-related products and services market, from an economic and legal standpoint,
— identify and classify sustainability-related products and services, and their providers and explore their business models per category of providers,
— analyse the source and type of data used by sustainability-related products and services providers,
— analyse the data assessment process and transparency of methodologies of ESG ratings,
— analyse the use of sustainability-related products and services by both investors and corporate companies,
— provide the European Commission with some recommendations and best practices in relation to the abovementioned sections of the study.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
See procurement documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Rue de Spa 2, 1000 Brussels.
A maximum of 2 representatives per tender may attend the opening session. For organisational and security reasons the tenderer must provide the full name, date of birth, nationality and ID or passport number of the representatives at least 2 working days in advance to: EC-FISMA-Contracts@ec.europa.eu. Failing that, the contracting authority reserves the right to refuse access to its premises.
Section VI: Complementary information
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
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