Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Benchmark

This new benchmark, created by CCData in partnership with CCRI, provides a framework for assessing the ESG risks and opportunities associated with 40 of the largest, most liquid digital assets, over 11 core categories of evaluation.

  • July 13, 2023

Report Summary

ESG mandates are becoming increasingly prevalent amongst institutional investors and funds, with global ESG-related assets under management (AUM) forecasted to reach $33.9 trillion by 2026.

Key Takeaways

  • Ethereum was the only asset to achieve an AA grade in the first ESG Benchmark, followed by Solana and Cardano with a grade A.
  • 90% Of the electricity consumed by the analysed assets can be attributed to Bitcoin.
  • 62.5% Of the analysed assets have a carbon intensity of electricity usage that is lower than the current global average of 459 gCO₂/kWh.
  • The top 10 wallets control 50% or more of the token supply for 20% of the analysed assets.
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