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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…

Upcoming Webinar: Managing data governance for ESG

Date: 12 July 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Volumes of ESG data continue to rise, standards and metrics are emerging, and financial institutions must manoeuvre through the maze to source, manage and make best use of ESG data to meet increasing client demand for sustainable investment. They…

New Perspectives on ESG Challenges and Opportunities to be Debated at A-Team New York Briefing

Fresh from the success of A-Team’s inaugural ESG Data and Tech Summit London earlier this month, experts and market participants are now looking to New York where we will be hosting the first ESG Data Management Briefing. A host of high-level speakers from international banks, asset managers and data vendors will gather on June 16…

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…

RepRisk: SFDR Must Go Beyond Disclosures to Capture Full Impact

European ESG legislation is failing to capture and mitigate the true impact of corporate activities on the environment and society, a leading data provider has said, calling for regulators to go beyond relying on company disclosures. Zurich-based RepRisk has argued that the European Union’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) needs to focus on impact, to…

ISS ESG Launches Customisable Tool to Meet Regulatory Requirements

ISS ESG has created a data-rich solution to help fund manufacturers and other asset managers create and manage portfolios that fit their sustainability strategies and comply with evolving global regulations. The Regulatory Sustainable Investment Solution (RSI) enables market participants to establish the proportion of their investments that adhere to customisable sustainability thresholds. The product if…

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…

Inaugural ESG Data Summit to Take Deep Dive into Sustainability Goals and Challenges

The pressure for financial companies to get their ESG data capabilities in order is mounting from clients and regulators as private capital takes centre stage in the fight against climate change and social division. These issues and many more will be discussed by leading data vendors and managers as well as financial institutions when they…