Welcome to the Carrots & Sticks database

This website contains a freely available database of mandatory and voluntary policies that shape the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) impact of businesses worldwide. It provides access to and in-depth analysis of policies from over 130 countries, nearly 80 international and regional organizations, and in 38 languages.


ESG & Sustainability Policy worldwide

Hover your cursor over a country to see the number of policies identified in that country. Click on a country to see a list of the policies identified in that country.

International Policies