Nasdaq to Acquire Metrio, a Leader in Sustainability Software
Metrio’s data collection, analytics and reporting solutions to bolster Nasdaq’s portfolio of IR & ESG services
Expected to improve corporates’ ability to manage and unlock value from their data so they can make better decisions
Nasdaq plans to maintain Metrio’s headquarters in
“Metrio’s platform is complementary to Nasdaq’s end-to-end suite of sustainability reporting solutions and will accelerate our ability to support corporate clients who are looking for improved reporting technology across all three pillars of ESG,” said
Nasdaq has developed a range of ESG-focused technologies and solutions over the last decade to help clients achieve their corporate sustainability and governance objectives. These include ESG advisory services for investor relations professionals; Puro.Earth, a carbon marketplace; Nasdaq OneReport, an ESG workflow and reporting platform; Board Advisory, Board Meeting Management, and Compliance solutions for governance professionals; and
The demand for more robust and comprehensive sustainability reporting solutions has risen dramatically in recent years due to evolving regulatory reporting requirements, investor input, and the increase of corporate sustainability commitments by corporates. Founded in 2009, Metrio established itself as an early mover in the space and developed a solution that has transformed the way corporates think about and act on ESG. The acquisition of Metrio underscores Nasdaq’s commitment to helping clients better manage and unlock value from their data so that they can make better decisions and provide more transparency to their stakeholders.
“We are tremendously proud of the market leading reporting solutions our team has built over the last decade,” said
The transaction is expected to close by mid-June and financial terms of the deal are not being disclosed. For more information about Metrio, please visit www.nasdaq.com/esg/nasdaq-acquires-metrio. For more information on Nasdaq’s ESG offering for corporate clients, please visit: https://www.nasdaq.com/solutions/corporate-esg-solutions.
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Metrio is a leader in sustainable development solutions. Since 2009, its CSR reporting software has helped more than 5,000 users at over 100 global companies simplify the way they collect, analyze, and share their ESG data to become more sustainable, transparent, and profitable. Metrio is a certified
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