Ignoring ESG data simply doesn’t make business sense

There’s a brewing controversy about “woke” ESG investments. But politics aside, ESG as a dataset brings more transparency to investment decisions.

Last month, I wrote this story about ESG data, focusing specifically on the “social” pillar within ESG—the hardest element to quantify, the least understood component, and that which, some argue, could be the most valuable of the three.

The social element of ESG covers issues like employee diversity and health, training, pay gaps, working conditions, and whether a company’s supply chain is exposed to practices like child labor or modern slavery. Some of these can be shown to have a direct link

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Waters Wrap: GenAI and rising tides

As banks, asset managers, and vendors ratchet up generative AI experiments and rollouts, Anthony explains why collaboration between business and tech teams is crucial.

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