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Upcoming Webinar: The evolution of enterprise data management for ESG – managing non-standard and unstructured data

Date: 18 July 2023 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes The challenges of sourcing ESG data to meet investment and regulatory requirements are well rehearsed. Managing the data to accelerate sustainability performance is another step forward, with the need to evolve enterprise data management and integrate unstructured and non-standard…

Upcoming Webinar: ESG standards and taxonomies – A progress report

Date: 15 June 2023 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes The development of ESG reporting and disclosure standards and taxonomies has progressed rapidly over the past few years, yet there is still no certainty on whether there will ever be measures that can be applied on a global basis….

Bloomberg Offers Full Funds Data Suite, Including ESG

Bloomberg has included ESG information in a major new product that provides transparency into almost 150,000 funds and exchange traded products. The Funds Data Solution also offers foundational, holdings, corporate actions, risk and regulatory data.

Solving the Enterprise Data Challenge for Institutional Investors

Institutional investors are evolving under pressure from a range of emergent externalities that are prompting many to assume new roles and processes, some of which have traditionally been the preserve of asset managers. Enabled by data-led technology, they are making more direct investments and managing their portfolios in-house. At the same time, they are streamlining…

Asset Owners’ Group Extends Access to SDG Assessment Tool

As asset owners take more control of their investments, doing the kind of due diligence and research usually associated with asset managers, one group of participants is providing fellow institutions with a novel way to meet their ESG mandates and obligations. Amsterdam-based Sustainable Development Investments Asset Owner Platform (SDI AOP) has partnered with global index…

Novata Platform Incorporated into IQ:EQ ESG Offerings

Novata, an ESG data provider to private markets and investors, has signed a deal to embed its services with investor assistance group IQ:EQ. US-based Novata’s portfolio assessment platform will be incorporated into IQ:EQ’s various ESG solutions, which enable clients to gather, manage and deploy sustainability data.

ICE ESG Chief Marks a Busy 18 Months in Product Development

Larry Lawrence has got off to a running start in his first 18 months as head of sustainable finance at data and market technology giant Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). When ESG Insight spoke to him last year not long into his new job, Lawrence was putting together an expansion plan that he said would harness the disparate strengths of…

Arabesque Builds ESG Index with HSBC

Data vendor and asset manager Arabesque has jointly created an AI-supported ESG index with HSBC. The ESG Risk Improvers Index uses publicly available data and data from Arabesque’s ESG Book, a sustainability metrics platform built for financial institutions in conjunction with several large international banks.

GaiaLens Builds News Sentiment Tracker

A news sentiment scoring tool has been created to help investors gauge the ESG performances of listed companies. AI-backed GaiaLens Momentum AI assesses the scores against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, giving investors real-time visibility into their investments’ activities before they issue their periodic reports.

ESG Data and Tech Summit Report: Coming to Terms with Climate Risks

Quantifying risks to assets posed by changes in the climate and companies’ transitions to meeting net-zero carbon goals are being baked into organisations’ risk-management workflows. What many had regarded as a conceptual risk has become an apparent one, as the increased occurrence of severe weather events caused by global warming have led to record levels…