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Lack of Reporting Holds Back Efficient Data Services, Campaign Says

ESG data providers are being prevented from fully servicing the needs of their investor customers by a lack of sustainability information being freely given by companies, according to a campaigning economist. Eoin Fahy, Head of Responsible Investing and Chief Economist at KBI Global Investors is among 11 signatories of a letter sent to UK minister…

Data an Obstacle to Banks’ ESG Reporting, Says Acin

Banks and asset managers are failing to deal with climate risks adequately, according to a survey whose authors said a lack of “true, fair, accurate, honest and comprehensive” data was partly responsible. Risk and control data standards provider Acin said only 19 per cent of 63 global organisations surveyed on their preparedness to meet climate-related…

Video: Panel Discusses Leveraging Data Science and AI, NLP and Machine Learning for Insight

Watch this playback video from ESG Briefing Virtual, with expert speakers: Moderator: Mark Davies, Partner, Element 22 Priyank Patwa, Director of M&G Labs, M&G Vincent Orti, Head of Data Solutions, Liontrust Asset Management Graham Taylor, ESG Data Science Lead, Data Insights Unit, Schroders Tanya Seajay, CEO & Founder, Orenda, a SIX company Do you enjoy…

Video: Panel Addresses ESG Data and Reporting Challenges

Watch this expert panel discussion from ESG Briefing Virtual featuring: Moderator: Navin Rauniar, Partner, TCS & MD, PRMIA UK Steering Committee Hany Choueiri, Chief Data Officer, Aldermore Bank Lynn Watts, Head of Data Governance, Royal London Asset Management Philip Miller, Co-CEO and Co-Founder, Solidatus Fraser Hall, Global Product Manager – FinReg, Adenza Do you enjoy…

ESG – Today’s Data and Technology Landscape

Given the surge in demand for ESG data and technology solutions to meet regulatory requirements, established financial technology and data suppliers are putting their expertise to work, creating new solutions to meet that demand. With so much going on, navigating the emerging landscape can be confusing. So what are the key ESG functions financial services…

ESG Data Sector Optimistic About Meeting Investor Demand for Greater Portfolio Transparency

The growing hunger for information on investment portfolio’ ESG positions will lead to much-needed improvements in data quality, analytics and, ultimately, levels of disclosure. That was the message from leading market participants at A-Team Group’s ESG Insight briefing this week, which took a snapshot of the sector at a pivotal time for corporate responsibility, as…

Video: Keynote Fireside Chat: ESG – A Strategic Imperative

Watch this exclusive fireside chat with Dr. Kay Swinburne, Vice Chair of Financial Services at KPMG from ESG Briefing Virtual. Do you enjoy this content? Be sure to sign up as a member (it’s free) to get weekly updates and invites to ESG-related events and webinars.

SS&C Launches ESG Reporting Platform as Managers Come Under Transparency Pressure

SS&C Technologies has unveiled a new ESG reporting platform to help asset managers meet rising investor demand for transparency into their portfolios’ sustainability risks. The product was developed from the alternative asset administration giant’s NAV Transparency reporting solution. While data will initially be provided by ESG intel vendor Sustainalytics, SS&C says its new service can…

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….