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Asset and Wealth Managers Demand Different ESG Data, SIX Survey Finds

Asset managers and wealth managers have divergent data needs for ESG investing, a new survey suggests. While asset managers want access to better and more varied granular data, their wealth-focused counterparts prefer packaged ratings, the survey by Swiss financial services company SIX found. At the same time, both expressed frustration at the shortage of information…

ICE Service Enables Disclosure According to TCFD Framework

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has unveiled a tool that helps its financial institution clients disclose their sustainability performance in line with Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). The new service pulls in ICE’s climate transition data and analytics, corporate-entity and green bond data.

Capital.com to Take Refinitiv ESG Data and Sentiment Analyses

Refinitiv will supply ESG data top clients of European investment trading platform Capital.com. The data provider, part of the London Stock Exchange Group, will provide real-time data as well as AI-generated sentiment analysis.

FinTech Specialists Retool as Clients Clamour for ESG Services

Growing demand for sustainability disclosures from investors and regulators has seen service providers to financial institutions retool and create new products for their clients. While solutions that enable corporates to identify and report their own ESG metrics have entered the market in large numbers over the past few years, there has been a quieter expansion…

A-Team Group Names Winners of ESG Insight Awards

A-Team Group announced the winners of its inaugural ESG Insight Awards today. The awards recognise both established solution vendors and innovative newcomers providing leading ESG solutions, services and consultancy to capital markets participants. The awards included over 20 categories of ESG solutions ranging from Best ESG risk data provider to Best overall ESG data provider,…

Data Quality and Management Crucial to Effective ESG Analysis

Analytics are helping financial institutes mine crucial insights from ESG data that’s helping to guide their decision-making processes. Analyses that can surface investment and hedging strategies, shape risk positioning and streamline regulatory compliance all work best when those datasets are properly managed. But ingesting information and making it useable remains a fundamental challenge, especially because…

Recorded Webinar: Approaches to ESG data for analytics

Volumes of ESG data are huge and continue to grow, questioning how financial institutions with a focus on ESG investing can continuously capture and contain required data sets, master and integrate the data, and ensure data quality for meaningful analytics. This webinar will consider approaches to ESG data and data management for analytics, the challenges…

Optimism Marks ESG Data Sector but Challenges Remain

Clean and accurate ESG data is core to financial institutions meeting their sustainability ambitions and obligations, but ensuring they have enough data in a useable form is proving a stumbling block. This, and other shortcomings of ESG data, was the subject of a fascinating conversation at last week’s A-Team Group Data Management Summit New York….

Fitch Unveils Scoring Product Under its New Sustainable Fitch Brand

Sustainable Fitch, the ratings and data company’s ESG unit, has created a ratings product that scores that will provide investors with information on the impact, outcome and performance of entities and their debt issuance. The ESG Ratings, Data and Analysis product offers scores at the entity, framework and financial instrument level.

Webinar Preview: Getting ESG Data Right to Fully Leverage Power of Analytics

The growing body of ESG data is posing a few challenges to financial institutions as they try to make sense of the tsunami of sustainability information entering their systems. Data managers are turning to sophisticated analytical tools including artificial intelligence (AI) to help them clean, digest and utilise the data. How they do that and…