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Vendor Strategy: Orenda Sifts Through Funny Cat Videos For ESG Data Gold

The sustainability movement that is transforming financial services was kick-started by growing public outrage at the impact of human activities on the natural world. In the days before the internet, those feelings were articulated in protests, newspaper articles, books and a huge variety of media and public pulpits. Today, that disparate global forum has coalesced…

Vendor Strategy: Orenda Sifts Through Funny Cat Videos For ESG Data Gold

The sustainability movement that is transforming financial services was kick-started by growing public outrage at the impact of human activities on the natural world. In the days before the internet, those feelings were articulated in protests, newspaper articles, books and a huge variety of media and public pulpits. Today, that disparate global forum has coalesced…

Orenda Taps Twitter and AI to Provide Real-Time, High-Frequency ESG Scores

Orenda Software Solutions is taking an innovative approach to ESG by tapping Twitter content and using an AI powered platform to provide real-time, high-frequency ESG scores and insights into a company’s reputation that can help measure the sustainability and societal impact of an investment. The company was founded in 2015 by CEO Tanya Seajay, a…

SIX Invests in Orenda to Offer Real-time, High-frequency ESG Scores

SIX is taking a majority stake in Orenda Software Solutions, a Canadian AI platform specialising in ESG and alternative data sets, and providing real-time, high-frequency ESG scores and insights into a company’s reputation to measure the sustainability and societal impact of an investment. Marion Leslie, head of financial information at SIX, says: “With Orenda we…

2023, the Year When ESG Comes of Age

If the past 12 months tested the resilience of the global ESG project, then 2023 is likely to be the turning point from which it becomes an irreversible part of the financial landscape. Data quality will improve as regulations toughen and as disclosures and reporting standards become codified internationally, market experts predict for the new…

Financial Institutions Experiencing D&I Data Shortcomings

A leading British specialist provider of diversity and inclusion (D&I) data has warned that financial institutions are failing to use available information to heal social divisions. The comments came after the UK financial regulator published a damning condemnation of efforts by the nation’s businesses to address D&I in their workplaces. While Anders Rodenberg, chief executive…

New Perspectives on ESG Challenges and Opportunities to be Debated at A-Team New York Briefing

Fresh from the success of A-Team’s inaugural ESG Data and Tech Summit London earlier this month, experts and market participants are now looking to New York where we will be hosting the first ESG Data Management Briefing. A host of high-level speakers from international banks, asset managers and data vendors will gather on June 16…

SIX Financial Information Sets Out Expansion Plans

SIX Financial Information will focus on expanding its sanctions, regulatory compliance, Environment, Social and Governance (ESG), exchange traded funds (ETFs), and digital assets capabilities over the coming year, the whole based on the company’s foundation of reference, pricing, corporate actions and index data. To find out more about the company’s plans, Data Management Insight caught…

Greenwashing Being Aided by Inconsistent Data, Say Experts

The growth of ESG data sources will be a powerful weapon in the battle against greenwashing, but a lack of consistency within datasets and the difficulty many companies face in providing enough intel is increasing opportunities for them to exaggerate their achievements, according to leading industry figures. Long-standing challenges such as standardisation of unstructured data…

Video: Panel Discusses Leveraging Data Science and AI, NLP and Machine Learning for Insight

Watch this playback video from ESG Briefing Virtual, with expert speakers: Moderator: Mark Davies, Partner, Element 22 Priyank Patwa, Director of M&G Labs, M&G Vincent Orti, Head of Data Solutions, Liontrust Asset Management Graham Taylor, ESG Data Science Lead, Data Insights Unit, Schroders Tanya Seajay, CEO & Founder, Orenda, a SIX company Do you enjoy…