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RIMES Releases ESG Data Management Solution, Adds Fitch ESG Scores to Data Sources

RIMES has released an ESG data management solution powered by its managed data services platform and offering asset managers data needed to evaluate the sustainable credentials of any asset. The solution is based on ESG data sourced from a number of vendors including MSCI, OWL analytics, FTSE Russell, Sustainalytics, J.P. Morgan and, most recently, Fitch…

A-Team Group ESG Handbook 2021 Details Environmental, Social and Governance Investing and Disclosure

A-Team Group has expanded its portfolio of industry-leading publications with the release of ESG Handbook 2021, a guide to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing, disclosure, and product development. The handbook offers capital markets participants, data vendors and solutions providers extensive coverage of all elements of ESG, from an initial definition and note on why…

ESG Handbook 2021

A-Team Group’s ESG Handbook 2021 is a ‘must read’ for all capital markets participants, data vendors and solutions providers involved in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing and product development. It includes extensive coverage of all elements of ESG, from an initial definition and why ESG is important, to existing and emerging regulations, data challenges…

AxiomSL Integrates ESG and Financial Reference Data to Automate Sustainability Reporting

AxiomSL has released an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) solution designed to automate compliance with sustainability and social impact reporting requirements being developed by the European Banking Authority (EBA), the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and other regulatory bodies. The solution standardises the process of integrating ESG data attributes, such as counterparty exposures, climate…

Green Data – Searching for ESG Data and Helping Define ESG Data Standards

By Janine Hofer-Wittwer, senior product manager, SIX Financial Information. Global adoption of ESG strategies by investors and corporations has risen astronomically in recent years. The overall value of assets under management at funds leveraging ESG data has increased significantly, from US$22.9 trillion in 2016 to US$40.5 trillion in 2020, according to data from Opimas. It…

Rethinking Access to ESG Data

By Rebecca Healey, Co-Chair EMEA Regional Committee and Co-Chair EMEA Regulatory Subcommittee, FIX Trading Community. The growing requirement for asset managers to evidence how ESG risks are factored into investment decisions has compounded the amount of non-financial data that now needs to be taken into consideration. A few years ago, an overall ESG score may…

S&P Global Market Intelligence and Oliver Wyman Collaborate on Climate Credit Analytics

S&P Global Market Intelligence and management consultancy Oliver Wyman have collaborated to deliver Climate Credit Analytics, a sustainability solution designed to help financial institutions and corporations assess how transition to a low-carbon economy will impact the creditworthiness of their counterparties and investments. UBS will be the first European-headquartered bank to use Climate Credit Analytics for…

Deutsche Bank Establishes ESG Centre of Excellence in Singapore

Deutsche Bank has set up an ESG centre of excellence in Singapore. Its activities include a focus on ESG transactions across all business divisions, including its investment bank, corporate bank, international private bank and asset management. It will also consider innovation at the nexus of ESG and fintech to develop new products addressing gaps in…

UK Government Sets Development of Green Taxonomy in Motion

The UK government announced today a Green Technical Advisory Group (GTAG), which will oversee delivery of a green taxonomy that will set the bar for investments that can be defined as environmentally sustainable and tackle greenwashing. The post-Brexit UK taxonomy is likely to be similar, but not identical, to the EU taxonomy set out in…

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…