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FINA 50205A Sustainable Finance

Recommended databases and resources for this course

ESG Analysis Reports - Databases

News - Database

Factiva - Finding News Articles : Search Menus

1. Choose you Search Menu :  


A - Free Text Search

Search Menu

B - Guided Search Menu

Guided Search Menu


  • If searching for an expression, insert them between quotes marks : "..."


2. Search Example : Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.



  • Use left-handed menu to pinpoint your information. See the options below, on your left.
  • The  date filter will show all articles writen on a chosen period.
  • To see more articles in a category, look at the bottom left of the filter and locate the "+" sign.
  • To add other search criteria, click "Modify Search" on the upper right side of the screen.


                  Filter_Show more articles keys

To Save and Export articles, look above the central panel as shown below : 

Search_Saving_Exporting articles


Factiva - Finding News Articles : Companies/Markets

1. Find a company 

From the Companies/Market tab, select "Company"

Search Menu : 

Menu options 

  • Company Name
  • Ticker
  • DUNS
  • Registration ID


2. Select the Stock Price Activity graph

News through CompanyMarket Menu


3. Interactive graph linked to newspapers articles


3a. Modify the Date Range field

DateRange box menu

3b. Adding other entities :

  • Companies (as shown below)
  • Indexes


4. Final results

Below, articles from selecting a peak in mid-February

To return to the graph, click on "Return to Charting" , on the upper-left of the screen.