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Finding data

A guide to financial and socio-economic data such as Compustat, LSEG Workspace, SDC Platinum, WRDS, and CRSP


Access is provided through the WRDS platform. The WRDS platform can be accessed using a Day Pass. In the video the use of the Day Pass is explained.


Environmental, social, governance (ESG) issues—environmental degradation, child labor, corruption, etc.—can translate into reputational, compliance, and financial risks. The management of ESG issues is directly linked to a company’s operational excellence and its social license to operate.

  • ESG and reputational risk data on 180,000+ public & private companies from all sectors and countries
  • Risk metrics and underlying scores to assess and benchmark the risk exposure and business conduct of companies
  • ESG Issues and ESG “hot topics” mapped to all companies
  • The license covers approx. 13 years of historical data.

Documentation and manuals

Several user guides are available in the Support section of the WRDS platform. There are also some documents explaining changes in the content of the database.

Other information