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NatWest Keynote at Data Management Summit Virtual Details Data Strategy for ESG

Third-party data sources are the largest investment financial firms are making to deliver environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies, yet data quality remains the biggest concern when sourcing the data. This conundrum was among many ESG issues discussed during a practitioner innovation keynote delivered at A-Team Group’s recent Data Management Summit Virtual by Sarah Walker,…

Meeting ESG Demand – How this New Kind of Data Delivers Competitive Edge

By Stef Nielen, Strategic Business Development, Alveo. Buy-side financial firms are increasingly looking to tap into alternative data sets, including rapidly emerging environmental, social and governance (ESG) data to give them a competitive edge. There are several drivers behind this. First, regulation, and the European Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) in particular, forces funds to…

Style Analytics Adds Sustainalytics ESG Data to Analyse Climate Related Portfolio Risk

Interest in financial stability and provision of environmental, social and governance (ESG) data continues to rise with Style Analytics, a provider of factor-based portfolio and market analytical tools for investment professionals, expanding its ESG factor analysis tool with the addition of carbon risk ratings and emissions data from Sustainalytics, a dedicated provider of ESG research,…

New Research from MSCI on Integrating ESG into the Investment Process

In recent years, many institutional investors have been increasingly recognizing that the long-term sustainability of their investments matters. Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors are becoming important considerations for investors to focus on given their influence on a portfolio’s risk and return profile. Some asset owners are starting to embrace the concept of “Universal Ownership”,…