The UK’s financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), will expect listed companies to disclose board and executive committee diversity metrics in their sustainability reports. The finalised rule is intended to give investors transparency into the race and gender makeup of management teams. Companies will be required to make the declarations in their reports for the fiscal year that began this month. The FCA will set targets and companies failing to reach them will be expected to explain why.
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FCA to Require Board Diversity Disclosure
As interest in ESG investing continues to accelerate, asset managers must source and manage increasing volumes of ESG disclosure data. Data volumes are not the only problem, with different types of ESG disclosure data, the need to master the data, and a lack of standards all contributing to the challenges of getting compliance right and...
Social impact investing is set to emerge as a driving force in sustainable finance this year, with financial institutions expected to consider more than just climate risk in their investment decisions. Data vendors and ratings companies forecast that social factors will become more important in 2022 and that regulators will begin placing more focus on...
The FRTB Briefing Virtual will examine key focus areas and priorities for banks in 2020 and offer guidance, advice and expertise for tackling the challenges and pain points around implementing the FRTB regulation.
Welcome to the fifth edition of A-Team Group’s Entity Data Management Handbook, sponsored for the fourth year running by entity data specialist Bureau van Dijk, a Moody’s Analytics Company. The past year has seen a crackdown on corporate responsibility for financial crime – with financial firms facing draconian fines for non-compliance and the very real...