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Could do Better: Year-End ESG Data Reports Offer Mixed Picture

The growing importance of ESG to the financial system was reflected this year in a greater push among investors and asset managers to address challenges in the data and reporting environment. Several end-of-year snapshots of the ESG sector paint a picture of greater engagement by the financial community in the sources and quality of the...


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Asset and Wealth Managers Demand Different ESG Data, SIX Survey Finds

Asset managers and wealth managers have divergent data needs for ESG investing, a new survey suggests. While asset managers want access to better and more varied granular data, their wealth-focused counterparts prefer packaged ratings, the survey by Swiss financial services company SIX found. At the same time, both expressed frustration at the shortage of information...

CSRD Approval Seen as Major Step in Closing ESG Data Holes

The European Union’s approval of its Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) this week has given the greenlight to a regulation that’s expected to provide financial institutions with more comprehensive ESG data and go some way to eradicating greenwashing. The long-awaited rules will bring non-financial companies into the EU’s sustainability reporting regime, forcing them to submit...

Clamour for ESG Data Makes Good Management Crucial

ESG data is now core to banks’ and financial institutions’ operations, their compliance and risk processes and the products they offer investors. For that reason, it’s crucial that this data be managed properly and treated in the same way as other datasets. Without good data management, banks can be left commercially and legally exposed, vulnerable...

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Recorded Webinar: The keys to ESG data management success

The transition to a more environmentally and socially sustainable world has created an urgent and strategic priority for the banking and capital markets sector. Driven by stakeholder pressures from investors, regulators and customers to prioritise ESG considerations in their corporate agenda, ESG has accelerated digital transformation and brought a renewed focus on firms to improve…

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ESG Data & Tech Summit London

The ESG Data & Tech Summit will explore challenges around assembling and evaluating ESG data for reporting and the impact of regulatory measures and industry collaboration on transparency and standardisation efforts. Expert speakers will address how the evolving market infrastructure is developing and the role of new technologies and alternative data in improving insight and filling data gaps.

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ESG Data Handbook 2022

The ESG landscape is changing faster than anyone could have imagined even five years ago. With tens of trillions of dollars expected to have been committed to sustainable assets by the end of the decade, it’s never been more important for financial institutions of all sizes to stay abreast of changes in the ESG data…

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Future-Proof Your ESG Data Strategy Across the Enterprise

ESG data is now as important to financial institutions as traditional price and reference data. Ensuring that data is accurate and consistent is critical so that can deploy it in their portfolio and risk management strategies as well as regulatory reporting systems. But ESG data is unlike that they would be used to. It’s often...

Meeting the Data Challenges of Europe’s ESG Regulatory Landscape

The European Union’s ESG reporting regulations continue to evolve and represent the biggest recognition yet by any international authority of the role that financial institutions will play in the climate transition. The Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), the EU Taxonomy, the Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD) and the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSDR) are intended to...

Practical Data Strategies for meeting ESG Obligations in Financial Services

The ESG investing landscape is poised to become more defined, as competing definitions, standards and regulatory initiatives start to converge. The impact of ESG will be felt far and wide across the financial services community, which will face practical challenges in developing and implementing an ESG strategy that is both effective and avoids box-ticking –...

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Recorded Webinar: Putting data management processes in place for MiFID II

The January 2018 compliance deadline for Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) is approaching fast, so how ready are financial institutions to meet the directive’s requirements, what data management processes should they be prioritising to ensure compliance, and what outstanding challenges do they face? Also, what do regulators expect firms to have in...

Recorded Webinar: Managing data, research and trading challenges in the countdown to MiFID II

MiFID II is a far-reaching regulatory directive, years in the works, but now just a few short months from taking effect on January 3. The European Union regulation will have global impact, in areas including unbundling payments for asset management research, allowing systematic internalizers latitude to handle more types of instruments, data management methods and...

Recorded Webinar: Artificial Intelligence in the EDM Era

The scope and scale of structured and unstructured data that financial firms must manage continues to grow exponentially, calling for innovative approaches that can deliver automated, accurate and timely decision making. Artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive computing are prime contenders to ease the enterprise data management burden, but what types of solutions are available, how...

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A-Team Innovation Awards

We are delighted to announce the call for entry/nomination phase in the much anticipated A-Team Innovation Awards 2023 is now open! These awards celebrate successful projects within financial institutions (both with vendor support and without) across the financial enterprise.

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  • Regulatory Data Handbook 2021/2022 – Ninth Edition

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