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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…

A-Team Group Data Management Summit Virtual Hit the Hot Topics of Data Strategy, Regulatory Reporting, KYC and Onboarding

A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit Virtual, hosted last week by president and chief content officer Andrew Delaney, got off to a great start with a day one keynote by Deborah Lorenzen, managing director, head of enterprise data governance at State Street. Lorenzen was followed by panel sessions focused on using data strategy to drive data…

CUSIP Calls on Financial Institutions to Get More Involved in Data Standards Development

CUSIP Global Services is working in partnership to accelerate data standards development in emerging markets including digital securities and ESG investing. The standards organisation is also working with the ANNA Service Bureau to improve coverage and quality of ISINs, and with regulators and the Derivatives Service Bureau on the introduction of the UPI later this…

S&P Global Market Intelligence Extends Marketplace with Focus on Collaborative Data Analytics, AI Solutions and ESG Data

S&P Global Market Intelligence has extended the marketplace it released in May 2020 with the addition of a workbench that supports collaborative data analytics, a Kensho machine learning solution for textual data, and 25 data sets and solutions. A new query library helps users search a catalogue of pre-built code queries to speed up data…

Orenda Taps Twitter and AI to Provide Real-Time, High-Frequency ESG Scores

Orenda Software Solutions is taking an innovative approach to ESG by tapping Twitter content and using an AI powered platform to provide real-time, high-frequency ESG scores and insights into a company’s reputation that can help measure the sustainability and societal impact of an investment. The company was founded in 2015 by CEO Tanya Seajay, a…

Refinitiv Highlights 2021 ESG Trends

Refinitiv has released its 2021 ESG Playbook: Stability and sustainability in the investment community. The annual publication explores ESG trends for the year based on conversations with 24 industry leaders. Topics featured include the development trajectory for the ESG investing industry and sustainable finance as a whole, regulatory changes, transparency in ESG reporting, quality of…

ESGi – an Element22 and Agility Sciences Solution – Offers Buy-Side Firms Trusted ESG Data Updated in Real Time

Data consultancy Element22 and distributed ledger developer Agility Sciences have released ESGi, an innovative solution designed to solve problems of ESG data, such as time lags and accuracy, and provide buy-side firms with trusted data in real time. The release coincides with the first deadline of the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), which comes…

SIX Releases Gender Equality Index

SIX has released SPI Gender Equality Index, an index measuring the number of women in top management at Swiss companies. The index is part of the company’s recently introduced ESG Indices family and uses components from the largest 100 companies of the Swiss Performance Index (SPI). To be included in the index, companies must have…

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…