Initially available via a feed, the data sets were designed for institutional investors to integrate into portfolio management and strategy systems.
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The three core values of the “Taiwan ESG Rating Index” in the collaboration with CMoney were outlined by TIRI’s Vice Chairman Jonny Kuo.
The final taxonomy is planned to be published in the first quarter of 2022. For now, the Green Digital Finance Alliance and the Swiss Green Fintech network are inviting feedback on their report.
“The Future of Food fund offers exposure to forward-thinking, innovative companies that are set to benefit from the transformation of the global food system.”
Earlier this month, Nasdaq launched an ESG version of the OMX Stockholm Benchmark Index, designed to track the performance of the securities whose issuers meet specific ESG criteria.
Alveo’s ESG solution was developed exclusively for the financial services industry and includes mappings between data sources and regulatory requirements.
“It will bring into sharp focus that rather than staying with fossil fuels, the longer-term answer to this and future energy crunches is ESG (environmental, social and governance) investing.”
PA Consulting is urging financial services firms to address gaps in knowledge and consumer trust to drive adoption over the next four years and seize the sustainable finance opportunity whilst cementing their position as positive social actors.
Peer Energy estimates that although a Bitcoin transaction costs the user only USD 7, the carbon cost is USD 45. A Bitcoin block that may generate USD 200,000 in mining reward at current prices also entails a shocking USD 166,000 energy cost.
A standardized system is thus seen as the biggest threat for the ESG space, but indifference from business leaders, limited checks on greenwashing, and too much regulation were also pointed out as problematic.
Data partners include Equileap (Gender equality), Ecogain (Biodiversity), RepRisk (Reputational risk), Munich Re (Climate risk), Inrate (Carbon emissions), Upright Project (Net impact) and Clean Tech (Renewable technology).
Interros, one of the largest investment companies in Russia, had recently invested in the Atomyze platform which seeks to tokenize real-world assets.
Deutsche Bank has recently co-founded the new Net Zero Banking Alliance to align the operational and attributable emissions from its portfolio with pathways to net-zero carbon by 2050 or sooner.
Sustainable finance has become one of the leading topics in today’s trading industry. Green tech accelerator programs are flourishing as market participants must take action to address social, environmental, and governance issues which have increasingly become deal breakers for investors and targets for regulators.
The regulatory landscape must reflect the situation and catch-up to this megatrend as there remains a startling lack of consistency in definitions and data.
“There are also persistent rumors that the price of Bitcoin is being manipulated by bad actors. Whether true or not, the lack of regulatory oversight makes manipulation more probable than in mainstream markets”.
Earth Day is a unique opportunity to create a catalytic moment that will advance real solutions and protect the environment for ourselves and future generations.
FactSet will integrate OneConnect’s AI-powered ESG content sets into its workstations, standard data feed, and APIs to make available ESG metrics for over 3,500 Chinese class A-share companies.
The top issuers of ESG bonds and loans in 2020 were France, Germany, and Luxembourg, compared to France, the UK, and Spain in 2019.