TARGET ROCK AND CSRHUB ANNOUNCE DATA AND RESEARCH DISTRIBUTION PARTNERSHIP
TRA : Thursday, December 13, 2012
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Target Rock Advisors, LLC
Partner and co-founder
Target Rock Advisors, LLC
Target Rock and CSRHub Announce Data and Research Distribution Partnership
Hauppauge, N.Y. (PRWeb) December 13, 2012 -- Target Rock Advisors, LLC and CSRHub (www.csrhub.com) today announced the launch of a partnership through which they will provide the analysis and publication of sustainability performance data and reports for the U.S. energy utilities industry. The partnership marries Target Rocks energy sustainability and utilities industry expertise with CSRHubs Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) data platform.
The first product launched through this partnership is Target Rocks 2012 Sustainability Benchmark Report for U.S. domiciled energy utilities. This report compares the sustainability performance of each of forty-six utilities with its sustainability peer group and with the entire forty-six. While Target Rock released its 2012 sustainability scores and rankings in February, 2012, these new reports contain significantly greater detail and provide previously unpublished benchmarks and peer analytics.
In the future, Target Rock and CSRHub intend to provide even greater analytical depth and additional layers of value within the energy utilities sector as the two firms integrate their respective resources and strengths. We are very excited about our new relationship with CSRHub, said Richard Rudden, Managing Partner and Co-founder of Target Rock.
Our greatest strengths are the depth and sophistication that Target Rock has in the utilities and financial industries and the robustness of our sector-specific analytics, Richard continued. Our team has over 250 years of experience at utility companies, investment banks, brokerages, global infrastructure engineering and construction firms, and management and strategy consulting companies. CSRHubs team brings many years of strategic sustainability consulting, CSR annual reporting, and environment, social and governance metrics and ratings analysis. We believe our combined capabilities will provide our clients specifically, and the sustainable and socially responsible investment community at large, with an unparalleled depth and level of services.
We are very excited about our partnership with Target Rock. Together, we will be able to provide customers seeking to improve the sustainability of the utility and financial industries with powerful tools for data analysis, insight and decision making, said Bahar Gidwani, Chief Executive Officer and Cofounder of CSRHub.
For a free sample report and access to additional reports visit: www.targetrockadvisors.com/csrhub-alliance.
About Target Rock
Target Rock is dedicated to the rigorous study and implementation of sustainability policies and practices within the utility and financial industries. Our mission is to provide data, information, analytical systems and deep sector-specific technical expertise that identifies areas for improved performance and helps utility companies achieve their sustainability objectives with favorable social and economic outcomes. Through our partners and associates, Target Rock has over 250 years of combined experience in sustainability and executive leadership, equities and fixed income analysis, financial management, statistics and econometrics, regulatory policy analysis and management consulting. For more information visit www.targetrockadvisors.com.
CSRHub's goal is to foster access to sustainability and CSR information. The Company aims to be an engine of transparency that encourages more consistent and actionable disclosure from all types of organizations by providing access to corporate social responsibility and sustainability ratings and information on more than 6,500 companies from 135 industries in 70 countries. Managers, researchers and activists use CSRHub to benchmark company performance, learn how stakeholders evaluate company CSR practices and seek ways to change the world. For more information visit www.csrhub.com.
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