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Why Both Asset and Investment Managers Need to Think Outside the Box on ESG Regulations

By Janine Hofer-Wittwer, CFA, Senior Product Manager, Financial Information at SIX. A landmark report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has shocked nations on a global scale. The findings suggest that the world is likely to reach 1.5C of warming before 2040 as a direct result of human activity, calling the entire world…

Vendor Strategy: Element 22 Joins the Fast Track Straight Out of the Blocks

Element 22’s ESG data product is among the newest in the industry. Launched in March, ESGi provides buy-side firms with a unique means of connecting directly with corporates to gain insights into their ESG credentials. It didn’t take long for this innovative approach to data gathering to attract high-profile attention. Within just a few months…

Keynote Video: Fireside Chat About Approaches for Delivering your ESG Data Strategy

In case you missed it, here was a great keynote from our speaker Suvrat Bansal, Founder of Stellar Data Labs – and former CDO at UBS Asset Management – discussing how to deliver your ESG data strategy at our recent Data Management Summit Virtual. Watch the replay here. To read in more detail about his…

Banks Concerned as BoE Climate Stress Tests Highlight ‘Data Gaps’

The UK’s biggest banks and insurers are said to have been shocked by initial results of stress tests they’ve conducted into their resilience to climate-related financial risks. Not only did they find the exercise difficult, some also found discrepancies in their findings. Now chief data officers (CDOs) have been summoned to examine whether the organisations…

Substantive Research Notes Strength of Start-Ups in Review of ESG Data Providers

Substantive Research, which released an ESG Provider Dashboard back in June with a view to helping asset managers compare different aspects of ESG data providers and draw up shortlists of companies that meet their needs for ESG data and analytics, has published the findings of an independent survey of the evolving ESG data provider marketplace….

Video: ESG is Too Big to Fail

In this video, Tanya Seajay, CEO and founder of Orenda, a SIX company, talks to ESG Insight editor Mark McCord about the need to build trust in ESG investing. While there is no shortage of data, the challenges are in sourcing the right data, managing the data supply chain, delivering transparency, and considering how AI…

Video: Building Blocks of Successful ESG Initiatives

In this video, Brad Foster, global head of enterprise data content at Bloomberg, discusses the data and data management elements of successful ESG initiatives. Among these he notes the need for a solid data and technology foundation, as well as links between ESG data and other datasets to gain insight and value from the data….

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 –…

Introducing ESG Insight… Your New Source of Data and Technology News for ESG initiatives

By Angela Wilbraham, CEO, A-Team Group. Welcome to ESG Insight, the brand new publication from A-Team Group. If you already know us, you’ll know that we’ve been tracking data and technology across the front- to back-office in capital markets for over 20 years now. It has become clear to us that the biggest (and possibly best) development…

Don’t Miss It – A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit USA Virtual is Just Weeks Away

Data monetisation, data strategy to drive business outcomes, data discovery and intelligence, the power of data lineage, how to deliver an ESG data strategy and, necessarily, regulatory reporting challenges and the data management response, are just some of the key topics that leading capital markets’ participants and innovative solutions vendors will discuss at A-Team Group’s…