State Street’s Chris Berry explains how the asset servicer winnowed 60 ESG data providers down to six, and why this strategy has proved to be effective.
Pension Reserves Investment Management and MIT’s business school are looking to improve ESG data and to reflect all investors’ views.
FactSet’s mapping service, Concordance, can be used on its own or with Snowflake’s cloud, enabling users to apply the offering to other datasets in Snowflake’s ecosystem.
While many expect the president-elect to take a bullish stance on environmental issues, it's unclear what a new dispensation can do for the dilemmas around ESG standards.
The firm is working with different machine-learning methods for portfolio construction, and expects its AI system to go live early next year.
In this profile of the Intercontinental Exchange, Lynn Martin explains how the company’s ICE Data Services unit is creating a unified offering with fixed income data at its core, after a series of acquisitions that began with its purchase of IDC in 2015.
Boston-based Changebridge Capital is using a hybrid approach to find investment opportunities in misunderstood small- and mid-cap companies.
The deal reflects the broader trend of market participants pursuing scale to create true front-to-back trading and data environments, which may signal a trading platform acquisition in the future—though the IHS Markit acquisition may face regulatory…
The exchange's ESG Footprint converts ESG data into everyday metrics to show investors the impact of their portfolios.
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Steven Nichols (pictured) who has been appointed head of NLP and unstructured data at Liquidnet.
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
Investment firms need data to meet upcoming regulatory requirements. But corporates aren't making this data available in high enough quantity or quality.
The bank’s recent moves signal what could become a managed services offering, as Goldman further embraces cloud, open source, and APIs.
The software company aims to help banks' and financial institutions achieve higher ESG ratings.
ESG risks will become part of investment and risk management processes across all funds at the firm.
Bill Murphy, formerly Blackstone's CTO and now managing partner at Cresting Wave, talks technical debt, machine learning, blockchain, management strategy & more.
The new offering, which will launch 'in the coming months', will impose stricter screenings on the ESG investible universe.
The TIAA company has developed its own metrics and partnered with provider Zaloni for a comprehensive approach to sustainable investing.
Quant funds are striving to adjust their ESG models to take into account changes in corporate behavior during the pandemic.
Anthony looks at an interesting project using causal inference by IBM and Refinitiv, and what this latest evolution of machine learning could mean for innovation in the capital markets in the future.
In the era of big data, standards take too long to adopt, say industry participants.
Meaningful data analysis is critical to the future of socially responsible investing, writes Antonia Lim of Schroders.
As CFTC commissioner Rostin Behnam’s report on climate risk to the financial system is published, WatersTechnology speaks to Behnam about data, greenwashing, and gaining support in Washington.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Katherine Wetmur (pictured), who has been appointed head of technology and operations risk at Morgan Stanley.