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Asset 4

Environmental, social and governance indicators on 7K companies, contain 400 datatypes.
Span starts in 2001 for about 1000 companies then builds up.

LSEG Workspace functions:

  • Type ESG in the search box in Workspace
  • Search for a company in the search box in Workspace and go to the ESG tab for the overview

Access Workspace terminals are available in the Research & Learning Hubs only. Access Workspace in the Doriot Research & Learning Hub using the dedicated PC on the ground floor. In Tanoto Research & Learning Hub, use the designated computer in the Financial & Research Data Circle (INSEAD SSO required). 

Faculty & Research Staff: You can request a 1-month remote login, but please note that the number of logins is very limited.

Contact Us for further information.

Audit Analytics

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Contains audit, regulatory and disclosure intelligence. Includes the following data modules: 

- Accounting and Oversight
- Audit and compliance
- Corporate and legal
- Other independent audit (non-public entities)
- European module

Access  You must register for a WRDS account

Bloomberg ESG Data

Bloomberg collects data on some companies, to access the information:
- Type your company's ticker
- Then, hit the yellow EQUITY key
- Type FA ESG and hit the green key

Other Bloomberg functions:
- Use ESG KPIs Overview [ESG <GO>]
- Use ESG Peer Group Analysis [RV ESG <GO>]
- Use ESG Dashboard [BI BESG <GO>]

Please note that the Excel Add-in has a download limit.

Access Bloomberg terminals are available in Doriot & Tanoto Research & Learning Hubs only. In the Tanoto Research & Learning Hub, use the designated computer in the Financial & Research Data Circle (INSEAD SSO required).

Bloomberg Professional Service

Real-time current and historical economic and financial data as well as real-time news.

Short guide to navigating Bloomberg
Short guide to using API (Bloomberg excel add-in) Please note that the Excel Add-in has a download limit
Getting started
Bloomberg keyboard
Tips, tricks & shortcuts
 

Bloomberg training in Singapore
Bloomberg training in Fontainebleau

AccessBloomberg terminals are available in Doriot & Tanoto Research & Learning Hubs only. In the Tanoto Research & Learning Hub, use the designated computer in the Financial & Research Data Circle (INSEAD SSO required).

BMI

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Industry news, data and analysis covering 25 industries. Country risk and forecasts.

Quick Start Guide (11p PDF)

Access On the platform, select SSO. At the prompt enter your INSEAD username and password. 
 

BoardEx

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Available via WRDS
A database on board composition with biographical information on Board Members, Senior Managers and Disclosed Earners around the world. BoardEx currently contains information on over 26,000 company boards and 1.2 million Individuals – board directors and senior managers. The coverage consists of 4,700 UK, 15,000 US public company boards and a further 25,000 companies, split between Continental Europe, Australia, Asia Pac and the rest of the world. 

Span: 1999-present for selected companies.

Access  You must register for a WRDS account

Business Leader Rankings

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Rankings of top CEOs, business leaders and other influential people.

Span: Latest available.

 

Business School Rankings

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Rankings from the business press covering MBA, EMBA and executive education programmes.

Span: Latest available.

 

Business Source Complete

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Articles from over 3500 academic and general business periodicals, as well as country reports, and company profiles.
Span: Many journals 1965 or volume 1 onwards.

N.B.: Five hundred articles from the Harvard Business Review can be viewed online but not printed or saved. Ask the Research & Learning Hub for assistance.

Optional login: Creating a personal login within Business Source Complete is optional (see "Sign in" at the top, then "Create a new account"); it allows extra features such as creating alerts and saving research.

Journal titles, industry and country report lists
Help guide to EBSCO databases 

 

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

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Discussion Papers from CEPR.

Span: 1984 onwards. DP 2050 (January 1999) onwards available in electronic format.

 

Company Rankings

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Rankings of top companies by region and sector, taken from the business press.

Span: Latest available.

 

Company SWOTs in Business Source Complete

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SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) by Datamonitor for 10 000 public companies.

Span: Varies by company

 

Compustat

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Available through WRDS

Compustat North America provides more than 300 annual and 100 quarterly Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows, and supplemental data items on more than 24,000 publicly held companies.

Compustat Global financial and market data covering publicly traded companies in more than 80 countries, representing over 90% of the world's market capitalization: 96% of European market capitalization and 88% of Asian market capitalization.

Span: Up to 20 years of data for North America, 12 years for Global.

Online manual

Access  You must register for a WRDS account

Compustat Executive Compensation

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Standard & Poor's ExecuComp, accessible via the Compustat Executive Compensation page in WRDS, provides executive compensation analyses.

Span: 1992 onwards. Updated annually.
Online manual

Access  You must register for a WRDS account  

Corporate Register ESG data package

Pre-defined set of 6132 company reports on environment, social & governance issues, sustainability, climate, CSR, diversity topics. Data is from 2022, and not updated.

Access  Restricted to INSEAD Faculty and PhDs
Users will need to sign a confidentiality agreement to use the data. Please contact us for access & information.

 

Country rankings

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Rankings of top companies by region and sector, taken from the business press.

Span: Latest available.

 

Country Reports in Business Source Complete

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Economic, social and political reports from various sources including: CountryWatch, OECD economic surveys.

Span: Varies with the country/source.

 

CRSP

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Center for Research in Security Prices: security price, return, and volume data for the NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ stock markets. Also contains stock indices and mutual fund databases. Also include the CRSP 10 file: available in the Annual Update module, the CRSP 10 Year U.S. Stock Database single, is a zipped Excel workbook, and contains the time series and event history data from Jan. 2011 - Dec. 2021.

Span: December 1925 onwards, annual updates only.
Online manual 

Access  You must register for a WRDS account

Datastream via Workspace

Starting January 1st, 2024 please use Workspace

Extensive historical coverage of company, financial and economic data from the world's major markets.

Workspace gives access to the Datastream add-on.

 

AccessWorkspace terminals including Datastream add-on are available in the Research & Learning Hubs only. Access Workspace in the Doriot Research & Learning Hub using the dedicated PC on the ground floor. In the Tanoto Research & Learning Hub, use the designated computer in the Financial & Research Data Circle (INSEAD SSO required).

Faculty and Research Staff:  You can request a 1-month remote login to Workspace, but please note that the number of logins is very limited.

Contact us for further information.

Dealroom.co

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Dealroom.co is global data & software platform, providing intelligence about startups, innovation, venture capital investment and entire tech ecosystems. They track over 2,400,000 companies, 1,500,000 startups across the globe and more than 400,000 transactions and funding rounds. 

Access  You need to create your account first:

  1. Create your account at https://app.dealroom.co/register using your INSEAD email.
  2. Activate your Premium content by filling out this form (your Premium account will be activated within 48 hours)