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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…

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…

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…

What is Digital Transformation and How Do You Get it Right?

While financial institutions are grasping the opportunities offered by the digital transformation of their activities, a number of impediments are hampering some from extending the strategy to their operations teams in the back office. A stubborn corporate culture, fear of change and a lack of planning are just some of the challenges cited by industry…

Ukraine Conflict Puts New Light on ESG and Indexes

The war in Ukraine has shone a spotlight on ESG investing as nations, companies and financial institutions weigh their response to the conflict. ESG index and ratings setters are under pressure to redraw their exclusion frameworks and also adjust their coverage in light of a welter of sanctions placed on Russian companies and the organisations…

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…