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Substantive Research Releases ESG Provider Dashboard for Buy-Side Firms

Substantive Research has released ESG Provider Dashboard, a solution designed to help asset managers compare different aspects of ESG data providers and draw up shortlists of companies that meet their needs for ESG data and analytics. The dashboard covers about 100 data providers and is expected to host towards 150 next month as it expands…

GoldenSource Innovates ESG Solution Based on Established Data Management Capabilities

GoldenSource has introduced ESG Impact, an ESG solution based on its established data management capabilities and designed to provide ESG data coverage, comparison, quality checks, and portfolio screening. The company is working with about 20 ESG data vendors to understand their materiality maps and use its established data model to correlate data at intake and…

NatWest Keynote at Data Management Summit Virtual Details Data Strategy for ESG

Third-party data sources are the largest investment financial firms are making to deliver environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies, yet data quality remains the biggest concern when sourcing the data. This conundrum was among many ESG issues discussed during a practitioner innovation keynote delivered at A-Team Group’s recent Data Management Summit Virtual by Sarah Walker,…

Alveo Extends ESG Data Management Capability

Alveo (formerly Asset Control) has expanded its ESG data management capability by extending its standard industry data model and user interface to help clients understand ESG data quality, data lineage and divergence between third-party ratings. Driven by regulations such as the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), the Alveo data model now incorporates the data…

Meeting ESG Demand – How this New Kind of Data Delivers Competitive Edge

By Stef Nielen, Strategic Business Development, Alveo. Buy-side financial firms are increasingly looking to tap into alternative data sets, including rapidly emerging environmental, social and governance (ESG) data to give them a competitive edge. There are several drivers behind this. First, regulation, and the European Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) in particular, forces funds to…

Element22 Outlines The Data Challenges and Business Opportunities of SFDR Compliance

With the first deadline of the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) fast approaching on 10 March 2021, is your organisation data ready for compliance, what data management challenges are you facing, and how can these be overcome? Still more, how prepared is your organisation for the next deadline on 30 June 2021, and the…

MSCI Expands Family of ESG Indices

MSCI, a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, announced today the launch of 25 new MSCI ESG Indices, including: · MSCI Global ex Controversial Weapons Indices Nine new MSCI ESG Indices have been developed for use by institutional investors, including pension funds, and Universal Owners who wish to avoid investments in cluster bombs,…