The top issuers of ESG bonds and loans in 2020 were France, Germany, and Luxembourg, compared to France, the UK, and Spain in 2019.
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The task force will develop initiatives to identify ESG-related misconduct and use data analysis to mine and assess information across registrants, to identify potential violations.
Many will applaud the company for its role in social change, for helping the movement toward equality in power within the industry. Others might point to the “nation’s only disabled and woman-owned investment firm” branding as uncalled for.
ISS has also established a policy that it will not provide proxy research or other analytical research on Deutsche Börse.
“It is our responsibility to ensure that [investors] have access to material information when planning for their financial future”.
The platform addresses common challenges faced by companies and investors such as lack of comparability, changing investors’ demand, as well as the evolving business landscape and regulations.
Orenda analyzes and quantifies social media data to provide insights, quantify public perception, and identify values that resonate with customers and stakeholders. Organizations and investors are then able to make better decisions based on real-time metrics.
The software underlying the Refinitiv MarketPsych ESG Analytics is an AI-based engine that locates content pertaining to specific companies as well as cities, regions, and countries while excluding corporate press releases, corporate websites, and regulatory filings. In sum, it minimizes the impact of corporate “greenwashing.”
First SPAC-listing of 2021 on Euronext raised €250 million
Lyxor will make the best of FlexTrade’s EMS as the European asset manager increases its focus on the ESG theme.
The trading industry must always keep pace with geopolitical and technological disruption along with client demand. The ESG products must not be overlooked.
A lack of transparency and the perception of ‘greenwashing’ have dogged ESG products, however Optiver has a five-point plan to bring ESG directly into the heart of the trading and investment
CTBC Investments will launch investable tracking products, such as ETFs to reflect the performance of the ESG indices.
Refinitiv ESG data tools and insight will provide FinAPU with the ability to seamlessly integrate ESG data with their risk assessment workflows allowing clients to calculate their portfolio list.
The new contracts will complement Cboe’s exclusive suite of S&P DJI Index options.
This will be the first time this index is used as an underlying for a certificate.
Justin Peagram, a Managing Director in Banking Coverage, joins the Sustainable and Impact Banking team.
Kamran Khan, to be based in Singapore, will be reporting regionally to Asia Pacific CEO Werner Steinmüller and locally to David Lynne, Singapore Chief Country Officer.
In this newly created role, Ben Hemington will be responsible for leading and further developing the business’s ESG agenda.