The asset manager has adopted materiality tools, industry handbooks, and NLP techniques to help navigate ESG data limitations.
The company is launching a new workbench in Q4, along with other prototypes and new accelerators.
Anthony explores how Snowflake is trying to win over business in the cap markets, talks about the reference data space, and examines a new breed of data vendors.
The vendor is working on new ways for clients to identify and get the most value out of datasets and help data providers such as MSCI satisfy new client demand.
The investment manager has developed frameworks to better understand how ESG issues impact individual company performance and sectors.
The bank's securities services division will provide a PDF report to buy-side clients with ratings and emissions data, showing the performance of large holdings over time.
Quants are using data on product returns and employee welfare to pick winners.
The global market index firm is quantifying innovative investments and mapping them to a company’s performance.
Execs From UBS AM, Lazard AM, DWS, and East Capital look at incorporating ESG data into their investment practices for more holistic views of risk and opportunity.
The ESG data space has seen a fair amount of M&A activity in recent years, and that is likely to continue, sources say.
Ratings providers must update their products, as a raft of new regulation drives transparency in the sustainable investing sector.
Smog, traffic data—even movie rentals—help analysts track economic effects of the virus.
Quants searching for ESG signals have reached very different conclusions. Mostly they blame the data.
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
The vendor will also expand its proxy pricing into the maturing fixed income markets outside of core regional financial centers.
There’s an opportunity for Chinese asset managers looking to attract foreign investors, but transparency remains an issue.
BlackRock, MSCI, and La Française are some of the firms looking to replace traditional, linear risk models.
As ESG data becomes more of a commodity, firms are struggling with how best to incorporate carbon data.
With years of experience creating ESG benchmarks, Kuh will lead Truvalue's entry into providing ESG indexes.
David Brierwood has been named as the vendor's first chairman.
Rimes will be launching a new managed service, called RegFocus BMR Data Feed, to help users adhere to the Benchmarks Regulation.
InvestorForce will merge with Investment Metrics and aim to expand European and Asian footprint.
Read joins MSCI after 25 years of holding senior roles at buy-side firms.
While ESG data is gaining prominence, institutional investors are increasingly looking to incorporate climate change information into the portfolio construction process.