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Alveo Adds FactSet ESG Data Sets to Data Management Platform

Alveo has extended its commitment to ESG solutions with the integration of FactSet’s ESG data sets into its data management platform. It is also responding to buy-side firms’ requests to access, manipulate and analyse ESG data as part of broader efforts to achieve straight-through-processing for all reference data and deliver better data access to business…

ICE Expands ESG Reference Data Service to Include Companies In Key US Indices

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has expanded the content on its environmental, social and governance (ESG) reference data platform to include high quality, granular data that can be used to make actionable comparisons across companies and sectors. The expansion includes coverage of companies in key indices, including the ICE U.S. 1000 Index, which measures the performance of…

Recorded Webinar: Data management for ESG requirements

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing is moving into the mainstream, requiring asset managers to develop ESG strategies that deliver for both the firm and its investors. While these strategies can outperform those that do not include ESG factors, there is no clear route to success in an immature market that is only just beginning…

RavenPack Report Lists 12 Use-Cases for Alt-Data-Driven Analytics

Analytics provider RavenPack has identified a dozen use-cases for traders seeking to profit from alternative data. In a new report – ‘12 Validated New Ways to Capture Alpha with Alternative Data’ – the company demonstrate how news analytics provides original sources of alpha not already factored in by existing indicators and models. The report –…

Moody’s DataHub Opens Door for Data Scientists to Explore Billions of Data Points

Moody’s integration of data from across the company into DataHub, a cloud-based data exploration and analytical platform, provides data scientists and analysts across financial services firms with a single location to access, analyse, model and consume billions of data assets. Twelve Moody’s datasets, including entity data from Bureau van Dijk’s Orbis database and ESG data from…

Broadridge Partners Third Economy to Offer ESG Advisory Services

Broadridge Financial Solutions has weighed into the ESG investment market with advisory services offered in partnership with Third Economy, a provider of sustainable investment research. The ESG advisory services combine Broadridge’s data, technology and communications expertise and Third Economy’s proprietary methodology for systematically evaluating sustainable investment efforts of companies and enabling clients to move from…

Refinitiv Adds Country SDG Scores to ESG Data Arsenal

Refinitiv’s launch of measures assessing the sustainable development performance of individual countries is the latest of a series of services targeted at the burgeoning ESG investing space. The addition allows Refinitiv to offer asset managers and servicers scores that indicate the degree to which funds, corporations and now countries meet the UNs Sustainable Development Goals…

ICE Data Services Partners RepRisk to Extend ESG Data Offer

ICE Data Services has forged a partnership with Zurich-based RepRisk to extend its environmental, social and governance (ESG) data offerings. RepRisk’s ESG data covers issues related to human rights, labour practices, corruption and the environment. It will be integrated with ICE Data Services’ ESG Reference Data, the company’s first move into the ESG space early…

Refinitiv Acquisition of The Red Flag Group Extends Due Diligence Capabilities

Refinitiv’s acquisition of The Red Flag Group, a Hong Kong-based global integrity and compliance risk firm specialising in enhanced due diligence and onboarding technologies, should expand the company’s suite of due diligence offerings and help its corporate compliance customers better evaluate money laundering, bribery and corruption, and reputational and ESG risk. “The acquisition of The…

Moody’s Consolidates ESG Capabilities in Solutions Group Led by Andrea Blackman

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing has passed the tipping point and become a key interest among investors across the board. ESG initiatives, particularly climate change, were highlighted at Davos in January this year; the EU has finalised ESG regulations that will come into play in 2021 and provide clarity in a market fragmented by…