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SIX Extends ESG Data Provision Through Partnership with Climate Specialist Urgentem

SIX has extended its provision of ESG data through a partnership with Urgentem, a provider of carbon emissions data and climate risk analytics. The data is available immediately and is expected to help SIX clients meet climate related requirements such as regulatory reporting of emissions data, tracking alignment to climate goals, and stress testing. The…

Future-Proof Your ESG Data Strategy Across the Enterprise

ESG data is now as important to financial institutions as traditional price and reference data. Ensuring that data is accurate and consistent is critical so that can deploy it in their portfolio and risk management strategies as well as regulatory reporting systems. But ESG data is unlike that they would be used to. It’s often…

More Names Added to Bring ISSB Team to 10

Four more members have been added to the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), the IFRS Foundation’s recently created body that’s been tasked with hammering out an international framework for ESG reporting. They are Richard Barker, of the University of Oxford Saïd Business School’s sustainable business initiatives; Verity Chegar of California State Teachers’ Retirement System; Bing…

The Challenges in ESG Reporting Frameworks, According to Experts

Financial institutions face a mountain of challenges in formulating an ESG reporting framework as they strive to put in place processes to meet a growing body of regulatory obligations. A lack of disclosed data from investee companies, the multitude of vendors needed to source enough relevant information, the lack of a standardised global reporting framework…

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…

ISS ESG Launches Customisable Tool to Meet Regulatory Requirements

ISS ESG has created a data-rich solution to help fund manufacturers and other asset managers create and manage portfolios that fit their sustainability strategies and comply with evolving global regulations. The Regulatory Sustainable Investment Solution (RSI) enables market participants to establish the proportion of their investments that adhere to customisable sustainability thresholds. The product if…

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…