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Governance Documents

Code of Ethics

This Code of Ethics reflects Sustainalytics’ status as a Morningstar group company and our commitment – individually and collectively – to responsible and ethical conduct and guides our actions and decisions.

Key Business Principles

This Key Business Principles and Practices document reflects Sustainalytics’ commitment to responsible business practices, sets forth the values and principles that we embrace to guide our actions and decisions, and captures the main policy areas we look to address through our compliance program.

Abstract of Conflicts of Interest Policy

This Abstract of the Policy on managing potential institutional conflicts of interest provides a high-level description of the policies, organizational rules, and technical measures that Sustainalytics has established to manage and safeguard against the potential conflicts of interest becoming real and to protect the integrity and objectivity of our research.

Alignment Statement to JFSA Code of Conduct

This Alignment Statement to JFSA Code of Conduct reflects Morningstar Sustainalytics’ approach to support transparency, quality, resources, management of conflicts of interest, confidentiality and engagement with research targets in its ESG Risk Rating offerings that reflect the principles outlined in the JFSA Code of Conduct.