An alliance of global banks, institutions and investors has launched ESG Book, a free source of information that its creators say will make sustainability data a public good. Companies will be able to freely access the data lake to help them report on their own ESG records and financial institutions will be able to use it to gauge the sustainability of their portfolios. ESG Book will be hosted on a platform built by Frankfurt-based data vendor Arabesque. We’ll be following up with more details on this one soon!
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Banks, Institutions Back ESG Book’s Free Data Project
The EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) is central to the European drive towards a sustainable financial market. As such, it is complicated and multi-faceted, and makes rigorous demands on financial firms to source large volumes of ESG data and meet numerous reporting obligations. Key elements of disclosure include sustainability risk, principle adverse impacts, and...
By Volker Lainer, VP of Product Management and Regulatory Affairs at GoldenSource. The EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) and its related Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS), which are intended to promote environmentally and socially conscious investment in companies, came into play on 10 March, 2021. And with the further postponing of SFDR Level 2, with...
The highly successful Data Management Summit USA Virtual was held in September 2020 and explored how sell side and buy side financial institutions are navigating the global crisis and adapting their data strategies to manage in today’s new normal environment.
A-Team Group’s ESG Handbook 2021 is a ‘must read’ for all capital markets participants, data vendors and solutions providers involved in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing and product development. It includes extensive coverage of all elements of ESG, from an initial definition and why ESG is important, to existing and emerging regulations, data challenges...