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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…

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…

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…

Social Taxonomy Poses Data Challenges Say Experts

The European Union’s plans to create a Social Taxonomy will pose even greater data challenges than the framework created for financial institutions and companies to report on their environmental impacts. Experts warn that the lack of concrete data on issues such as diversity and modern slavery will make the process of formulating the regulation slow…

Data Firms See Benefits From ISSB, GRI Coordination

Data vendors and managers have welcomed a recent tie-up between two major global ESG standards setters, saying the move would bring clarity to the opaque sustainability reporting space. Leading companies in the ESG data space said the memorandum of understanding signed between the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) would lead…

Many Firms Are Not Data-Ready for SFDR Level 2

Many financial institutions have yet to grasp the data implications of the European Union’s ESG reporting regulations, while others are scrambling to put in place processes to comply with the developing set of disclosure rules. That’s the observation of professional consultancy ACA Group, whose ESG Regulatory and Governance Lead Dani Williams said the company is…

ElysianNxt Wins A-Team Group Award for Most Innovative ESG Regulatory Reporting Solution

ElysianNxt, a provider of real-time solutions for finance and risk, has developed an ESG reporting platform designed to provide a 360-degree view of the impact of ESG on risk metrics, built using the latest technologies and techniques, and able to accelerate regulatory reporting to real time. The platform won the award for Most Innovative ESG…

Bloomberg Wins A-Team Group Award for Most Innovative ESG Data Solution

Bloomberg has won the award for Most Innovative ESG Data Solution in A-Team Group’s Innovation Awards 2022. The awards celebrate innovative projects and teams across vendor and practitioner communities that make use of new and emerging technologies to deliver high-value solutions for financial institutions in capital markets. Bloomberg’s ESG data solution was selected as a…

SIX Moves into Aggregation Space with Sustainalytics Partnership

Swiss financial data expert SIX has made a significant step into the data aggregation space with the signing of a deal that will see it include Sustainalytics content in the company’s ESG offering. Company data from Sustainalytics, a Morningstar company, will be incorporated into SIX’s regulatory reporting service, particularly the European Union’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) and Taxonomy….

Get Ready for A-Team Group’s Announcement of This Year’s Innovation Award Winners

Excitement is mounting in anticipation of next week’s announcement of the winners of A-Team Group’s Innovation Awards 2022. The awards, now in their second year, celebrate innovative projects and teams across vendor and practitioner communities that make use of new and emerging technologies to deliver high-value solutions for financial institutions in capital markets. This year’s…