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Upcoming Webinar: How to manage ESG data for controversy monitoring and portfolio screening

Date: 18 October 2022 Time: 4:00pm Singapore / 9:00am London / 10:00am CET / 4:00am ET Duration: 50 minutes ESG controversy monitoring identifies companies’ posing potential ESG controversies such as toxic waste spills or human rights violations, and portfolio screening helps investors understand companies based on ESG criteria – both these issues are increasingly important…

Recorded Webinar: Approaches to ESG data for analytics

Volumes of ESG data are huge and continue to grow, questioning how financial institutions with a focus on ESG investing can continuously capture and contain required data sets, master and integrate the data, and ensure data quality for meaningful analytics. This webinar will consider approaches to ESG data and data management for analytics, the challenges…

ACA to Give Clients ‘Deep ESG Data Relationship’ With Ethos Acquisition

US-based compliance adviser to global asset managers ACA Group believes it can provide its clients with the critical ingredient they need to establish their ESG programmes – a deep understanding and relationship with sustainability data. The New York-headquartered company has acquired data specialist Ethos ESG, which provides data and ratings across the sustainability spectrum. Ethos’…

Confluence Integrates ICE ESG Data into its SFDR Product

Regulatory compliance reporting and analytics provider Confluence has integrated the ESG data of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) into its Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation (SFDR) service. The partnership gives Confluence clients access to ICE’s sustainability information on 1.4 million fixed-income securities issued by more than 16,000 corporate and sovereign entities.

Optimism Marks ESG Data Sector but Challenges Remain

Clean and accurate ESG data is core to financial institutions meeting their sustainability ambitions and obligations, but ensuring they have enough data in a useable form is proving a stumbling block. This, and other shortcomings of ESG data, was the subject of a fascinating conversation at last week’s A-Team Group Data Management Summit New York….

Novata and S&P Partner to Enable Collection and Management of Financial and ESG Data

S&P Global Market Intelligence has made a strategic partnership with Novata, provider of an ESG data platform for private markets. The partnership will provide private market investors with a solution that simplifies the process of collecting both financial and ESG data by making Novata’s platform available for S&P Global Market Intelligence customers to bridge ESG…

Fitch Unveils Scoring Product Under its New Sustainable Fitch Brand

Sustainable Fitch, the ratings and data company’s ESG unit, has created a ratings product that scores that will provide investors with information on the impact, outcome and performance of entities and their debt issuance. The ESG Ratings, Data and Analysis product offers scores at the entity, framework and financial instrument level.

Webinar Preview: Getting ESG Data Right to Fully Leverage Power of Analytics

The growing body of ESG data is posing a few challenges to financial institutions as they try to make sense of the tsunami of sustainability information entering their systems. Data managers are turning to sophisticated analytical tools including artificial intelligence (AI) to help them clean, digest and utilise the data. How they do that and…

Recorded Webinar: Progress and challenges in taxonomy and standards setting for ESG

Volumes of investment in ESG products continue to rise, regulators around the world are putting rules in place, and the EU has, perhaps, first mover advantage with both ESG regulation and a taxonomy in place. This is significant progress in a relatively uncharted market, yet significant challenges remain for financial market participants keen to make…

Vendor Strategy: ICE Builds on Exchange, Mortgage Success to Grow in ESG

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) is seeking to establish itself as a leading provider of sustainability data, leveraging the information-generating potency of its market venue, clearing house and mortgage businesses. The Atlanta and New York-based company’s recent acquisition of a number of climate data services, however, underlines its plans to expand its multi-asset ESG information offering. From…