After receiving feedback from our users about how tricky it can be to find relevant topics to write about, as well as the issue surrounding some topics being covered by two writers at once, we’d like to introduce you to the new Topic Selector!
Based on the SASB* framework, our data team has mapped the most relevant topics per industry, with the companies listed on Impaakt.
If we take the example of Adidas, a leader in the "Apparel, Accessories & Footwear" sector, our algorithm will detect that some of the most important topics to write on are Unfair Wages, Pollution on Health, Abuse in Supply Chain, as well asUnrecycled Waste and Aquatic Ecosystem Pollution.
Since our mission is to reveal the real impact of companies through collective intelligence, we believe it is important to provide you with the best tools to analyze the most material impact of corporations.
* SASB: Sustainability Accounting Standards Board - a complete set of 77 industry standards with topics and themes that are the most material to each industry (you can check their website for more details).
How does the Topic Selector work?
We have simplified the process for writing analyses with:
✔️ No more priority companies to double-check every time.
✔️ No more risk that another analyst picks the same topic as you.
✔️ Everything you see on the Topics page is valid for the certification and payment.
❌ Not all topics will be publishable.
Although all topics offered on the Topic Selector are relevant and important, it is not guaranteed that these topics can all ultimately be published. Some topics may not be publishable today for lack of available data or current, significant impact.
It is the responsibility of analysts to make sure their analysis is up to standard in terms of: