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Upcoming Webinar: Approaches to ESG data for the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR)

Date: 14 July 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes The EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) outlines extensive rules designed to ensure transparency across sustainable financial markets. It also demands huge volumes of non-financial ESG data to be sourced, managed and governed, some of which is difficult to…

Upcoming Webinar: Managing data governance for ESG

Date: 12 July 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Volumes of ESG data continue to rise, standards and metrics are emerging, and financial institutions must manoeuvre through the maze to source, manage and make best use of ESG data to meet increasing client demand for sustainable investment. They…

A-Team ESG Data and Tech Summit Debuts with a Message of Care

“He who cares wins.” If the many takeaways from A-Team Group’s inaugural ESG Data and Tech Summit in London last week could be summarised in one quote, it is that from Sean Taylor, Executive Director, Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management. The former military serviceman paraphrased the slogan of the UK’s elite army corps, the SAS, to characterise…

ISS ESG Launches Customisable Tool to Meet Regulatory Requirements

ISS ESG has created a data-rich solution to help fund manufacturers and other asset managers create and manage portfolios that fit their sustainability strategies and comply with evolving global regulations. The Regulatory Sustainable Investment Solution (RSI) enables market participants to establish the proportion of their investments that adhere to customisable sustainability thresholds. The product if…

Inaugural ESG Data Summit to Take Deep Dive into Sustainability Goals and Challenges

The pressure for financial companies to get their ESG data capabilities in order is mounting from clients and regulators as private capital takes centre stage in the fight against climate change and social division. These issues and many more will be discussed by leading data vendors and managers as well as financial institutions when they…

Meeting the Data Challenges of Europe’s ESG Regulatory Landscape

The European Union’s ESG reporting regulations continue to evolve and represent the biggest recognition yet by any international authority of the role that financial institutions will play in the climate transition. The Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), the EU Taxonomy, the Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD) and the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSDR) are intended to…

FCA to Require Board Diversity Disclosure

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…

EU Moves Closer to Creation of Green Bonds

The European Union took a step closer to enabling the creation of verified green bonds when council members approved a list of requirements that issuers must satisfy to be granted EU Green Bond (EuGB) status. The council said its members had agreed that a registration system and supervisory framework for external reviewers should be created….

SEC Climate-Reporting Announcement Raises TCFD Expectations

The American financial regulator’s long-awaited announcement that it would force banks and other institutions to reveal climate impact data in their regular reporting has prompted many to suggest the disclosure framework it has chosen to follow will soon be adopted as the global default. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said earlier this month that…

Data Firms See Benefits From ISSB, GRI Coordination

Data vendors and managers have welcomed a recent tie-up between two major global ESG standards setters, saying the move would bring clarity to the opaque sustainability reporting space. Leading companies in the ESG data space said the memorandum of understanding signed between the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) would lead…