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Upcoming Webinar: Meeting the requirements of the EU’s ESG Disclosure Regulation

Date: 14 October 2021 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes 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…

Lack of Reporting Holds Back Efficient Data Services, Campaign Says

ESG data providers are being prevented from fully servicing the needs of their investor customers by a lack of sustainability information being freely given by companies, according to a campaigning economist. Eoin Fahy, Head of Responsible Investing and Chief Economist at KBI Global Investors is among 11 signatories of a letter sent to UK minister…

ESG – Today’s Data and Technology Landscape

Given the surge in demand for ESG data and technology solutions to meet regulatory requirements, established financial technology and data suppliers are putting their expertise to work, creating new solutions to meet that demand. With so much going on, navigating the emerging landscape can be confusing. So what are the key ESG functions financial services…

ESG Data Sector Optimistic About Meeting Investor Demand for Greater Portfolio Transparency

The growing hunger for information on investment portfolio’ ESG positions will lead to much-needed improvements in data quality, analytics and, ultimately, levels of disclosure. That was the message from leading market participants at A-Team Group’s ESG Insight briefing this week, which took a snapshot of the sector at a pivotal time for corporate responsibility, as…

Video: Keynote Fireside Chat: ESG – A Strategic Imperative

Watch this exclusive fireside chat with Dr. Kay Swinburne, Vice Chair of Financial Services at KPMG from ESG Briefing Virtual. Do you enjoy this content? Be sure to sign up as a member (it’s free) to get weekly updates and invites to ESG-related events and webinars.

SS&C Launches ESG Reporting Platform as Managers Come Under Transparency Pressure

SS&C Technologies has unveiled a new ESG reporting platform to help asset managers meet rising investor demand for transparency into their portfolios’ sustainability risks. The product was developed from the alternative asset administration giant’s NAV Transparency reporting solution. While data will initially be provided by ESG intel vendor Sustainalytics, SS&C says its new service can…

Video: ESG is Too Big to Fail

In this video, Tanya Seajay, CEO and founder of Orenda, a SIX company, talks to ESG Insight editor Mark McCord about the need to build trust in ESG investing. While there is no shortage of data, the challenges are in sourcing the right data, managing the data supply chain, delivering transparency, and considering how AI…

Video: Building Blocks of Successful ESG Initiatives

In this video, Brad Foster, global head of enterprise data content at Bloomberg, discusses the data and data management elements of successful ESG initiatives. Among these he notes the need for a solid data and technology foundation, as well as links between ESG data and other datasets to gain insight and value from the data….

Introducing ESG Insight… Your New Source of Data and Technology News for ESG initiatives

By Angela Wilbraham, CEO, A-Team Group. Welcome to ESG Insight, the brand new publication from A-Team Group. If you already know us, you’ll know that we’ve been tracking data and technology across the front- to back-office in capital markets for over 20 years now. It has become clear to us that the biggest (and possibly best) development…

Don’t Miss It – A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit USA Virtual is Just Weeks Away

Data monetisation, data strategy to drive business outcomes, data discovery and intelligence, the power of data lineage, how to deliver an ESG data strategy and, necessarily, regulatory reporting challenges and the data management response, are just some of the key topics that leading capital markets’ participants and innovative solutions vendors will discuss at A-Team Group’s…