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Upcoming Webinar: Getting ready for Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) and ESG – what action should asset managers be taking now?

Date: 8 June 2021 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Interest in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment has exploded in recent years, bringing with it regulation and a requirement for buy-side firms to develop ESG strategies and meet disclosure obligations. The sell-side can help here by integrating ESG…

Upcoming Webinar: Data management for ESG requirements

Date: 13 May 2021 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes 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,…

RegTech Summit Goes Global as A-Team Launches Singapore Event in November

It’s official. Due to popular demand, A-Team Group is expanding its highly successful RegTech Summit conference series with an event in Singapore in the autumn. With lead sponsorship from Solidatus confirmed, A-Team is now formulating the agenda, recruiting speakers and discussing participation opportunities with sponsors and exhibitors. A-Team’s RegTech Summit APAC will take place on…

Element22 Teams with DLT Provider Agility Sciences for Real-Time ESG Data

Timed to coincide with the March 10 initial implementation of the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), data consultancy Element22 and distributed ledger developer Agility Sciences have teamed up to launch ESGi, which aims to offer buy-side firms access to ESG data in real time. ESGi has been designed to address issues relating to ESG…

Europe and ESG: Counting Down to SFDR

By Francesco Cavallini, Client Relationship Director, IQ-EQ. In its commitment to channeling private financial flows towards investments that support Paris Agreement targets – and more broadly the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – the European Union adopted the European Green Deal in March 2018. Some policy initiatives within this deal specifically target the finance…

ACA Compliance Group Launches New Global ESG Practice

ACA Compliance Group (ACA) today launched a specialist global environmental, social, and governance (ESG) advisory practice, headed up by Dan Mistler, who joins ACA from ESG and environment firm, Bridge House Advisors. Sustainability and responsible investing increasingly appear on the agendas of global political leaders, regulators, and firms alike. According to President-elect Joe Biden, the U.S. will…

GRI Calls for Strengthened Sustainability Reporting

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the provider of some of the most widely used sustainability reporting standards around the world, has called for strengthened financial reporting that complements sustainability reporting and takes account of the financial risks and opportunities related to a company’s sustainability impacts – with mandatory disclosure to ensure transparency on corporate contributions…

UK’s RegulAItion Wins Singapore FinTech Accelerator

UK-based data platform company RegulAItion has won the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) 2020 Global Fintech Hackcelerator, competing against over 270 submissions from across more than 40 countries. To secure the win, RegulAItion successfully demonstrated how its ground-breaking AIR platform can enable the financial sector to respond to two of its most pressing global challenges…

BTP Partners with The Demex Group on Climate Risk

Enterprise blockchain company Blockchain Technology Partners (BTP) has partnered with climate risk insurtech The Demex Group to deliver climate-resilience through financial risk solutions on a global scale. Extreme weather events, natural disasters and the failure to mitigate and adapt to climate change were all included in the top five global risks by the World Economic…

ESG: The Next Frontier for Financial Services

ESG is everyone’s favourite topic right now, but the mass of different regulations, standards and reporting requirements can be confusing. Last week at the RegTech Summit Virtual 2020, we were delighted to speak with Beate Born, Head of Strategic Projects, Investment and Trading Platforms at UBS Wealth Management, to discuss how firms could best address…