The rating model was expanded and recalibrated in accordance with the methodological developments and new features. On the one hand, numerous extensions and enhancements were made in the area of financial service providers and on the other hand, the set of indicators was broadened in some sectors. In this way, the dynamic developments in the management of sustainability risks are taken into account. Furthermore, the ESG impact data of the business activities ("Impact Matrix") was updated. Essential was the recalibration of the weights of the controversies. This included the learnings from the last rating cycle. The weighting of the information bases, which originate from company sources in comparison to data from other sources, was shifted in the direction of company-independent data.