Through the GSS Bonds Data & Ratings app from MainStreet Partners, registered users will have a 360-degree product to access MainStreet's data. This information will include categories and geographical location of Use of Proceeds, mapping to the SDGs, analysis against the EU Taxonomy, as well as environmental and social impact. Portfolio data will be fed to Mainstreet's analytics teams through Manaos and sent back to clients in the form of seamless data feeds.
Through this partnership, Mainstreet contributes to enlarging Manaos' ESG marketplace offering, already composed of a dozen other providers including MSCI, Sustainalytics, ISS ESG, Moody's, RepRisk, Util, Denominator, and more.
Manaos, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, empowers institutional investors and asset managers to connect their portfolios to best-of-breed ESG providers and report on sustainability easily, from a single, open, and integrated platform.
“As a leading investment services platform aimed at connecting cutting-edge ESG providers, having Mainstreet Partners on Manaos is a great plus. Our clients have long demanded quality sustainability bonds data, for which Mainstreet Partners has a clear edge on the market. GSS Bonds is the cornerstone offering Manaos was missing and contributes to building our position as a leading marketplace for comprehensive access to ESG data. “
says Franck Delbes, CEO of Manaos.
Rodolfo Fracassi, Founder and managing Director of MainStreet Partners, highlighted that
“Recent months have seen Green, Social and Sustainability (GSS) bonds reaching centre-stage, representing a market share of over 20% amongst all European bond issuances. A high degree of transparency on the projects financed by these instruments, and their impact, make GSS Bonds by far the most robust asset for a sustainable fixed income portfolio. In a rapidly evolving, and increasingly complex space, we are best located to provide fund managers easy-to-use and actionable tools to manage and report on their positions. This is something we've been doing since 2010, and we are now delighted to offer through Manaos’ technology one of the most comprehensive arrays of sustainability KPIs on GSS Bonds.”