Below is a summary of various environmental, social and governance (ESG) research firm ratings of Nutrien and the reporting frameworks with which we align.

Nutrien's ESG Ratings Profile
Rating Organization Rating Scale Nutrien's 2020 Score Nutrien's 2019 Score
CDP Climate D- to A B D
CDP Water D- to A B (not scored)
S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment 0 (worst) to 100 (best) 63 53
Sustainalytics ESG Risk Rating 0 (low risk) to 100 (severe risk) 35.7 46.9
ISS ESG Corporate Rating D- to A+ C- D+
FTSE Russell ESG Rating 0 (worst) to 5 (best) 3.4 2.8
Note: These ratings reflect the extent of our ESG disclosure, not the quality of disclosed information or our ESG performance. Where possible, we have addressed reporting gaps in the Nutrien 2021 ESG Report.

2020 Highlights

  • Average ESG Rating improvement ~20% (2019 vs. 2020, includes ESG ratings that Nutrien actively monitors which give a numeric score)
  • S&P Global Yearbook 2021 Member company. 

    Manjit Jus, Global Head of ESG Research, S&P Global:

    “We congratulate Nutrien for achieving a place in The Sustainability Yearbook 2021. With over 7,000 companies assessed, an inclusion in the yearbook is a true statement of corporate sustainability excellence.”  

  • Global Compact Network Canada SDG 2020 Accelerator Award 
  • BASF Canada 2021 Customer Sustainability Awards: Sustainability Champion Award and SDG Leadership Award  
Frameworks Used1
SASB index is included and disclosures for the chemicals and mining standards are tagged throughout the report Nutrien 2021 ESG Report (pg. 90)
GRI Index is included in the report Nutrien 2021 ESG Report (pg. 92)
TCFD index is included and disclosures are tagged throughout the report Nutrien 2021 ESG Report (pg. 94)
IBC-WEF Stakeholder Capitalism Index Download
1 The listing of these organizations does not imply endorsement or approval of this report.

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