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A-Team ESG Data and Tech Summit Debuts with a Message of Care

“He who cares wins.” If the many takeaways from A-Team Group’s inaugural ESG Data and Tech Summit in London last week could be summarised in one quote, it is that from Sean Taylor, Executive Director, Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management. The former military serviceman paraphrased the slogan of the UK’s elite army corps, the SAS, to characterise...


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Citi Head of Sustainable Finance Reviews State of Play on Achieving ESG Goals

Financial institutions play a critical role in global sustainability and are making progress in ESG investment, yet significant challenges remain, not least the need for more and better data, and a common regulatory reporting framework. Jason Channell, managing director, head of sustainable finance, Citi Global Insights, at Citi, discussed the strategic imperative for capital markets...

A-Team ESG Data and Tech Summit Debuts with a Message of Care

“He who cares wins.” If the many takeaways from A-Team Group’s inaugural ESG Data and Tech Summit in London last week could be summarised in one quote, it is that from Sean Taylor, Executive Director, Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management. The former military serviceman paraphrased the slogan of the UK’s elite army corps, the SAS, to characterise...

ESG Data and Tech Summit: Planet and Profit Depend on Getting ESG Data Right

Getting ESG data right is vital not only for financial institutions’ bottom lines and to meet regulatory obligations but for the very survival of the planet. The hard-hitting observation was made by Phillip Miller, Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive at software manager Solidatus in a keynote address to the inaugural A-Team Group ESG Insight Data and...

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Upcoming Webinar: Approaches to ESG data for the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR)

Date: 14 July 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes The EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) outlines extensive rules designed to ensure transparency across sustainable financial markets. It also demands huge volumes of non-financial ESG data to be sourced, managed and governed, some of which is difficult to…

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ESG Data & Tech Summit

The inaugural 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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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 –...

Exchanges Are Becoming Data Marketplaces

Exchanges and other trading venues have long derived revenue from sales of their data; in some cases they operate substantial businesses based around sales of their real-time quotes and other market data services. But few are well set up to deal with growing demand for other datasets they may generate from their core activities, such...

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Recorded Webinar: The Benefits of Advancing Client Data Management Capabilities

Managing client information is not a new challenge for financial institutions, and it is a challenge that continues to evolve. Bringing together different silos of client information into a single, holistic and hierarchical view to understand client risk and meet KYC and AML obligations is a common issue for financial institutions. Traditionally, client information is stored...

Recorded Webinar: How Financial Institutions can adjust to working in the New Normal

The very sudden impact of Covid-19 and resultant shutdown of physical sites has stress-tested financial institutions and vendors to their limits. Now banks and firms are slowly starting to re-open offices. But what will the new normal look like and what steps should you be taking now to make the most of this situation? This...

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...

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A-Team Innovation Awards

The winners have been announced in the second annual A-Team Innovation Awards! 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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