As buy-side firms strive to stand out in a maturing ESG-driven market, they will look for data in areas where coverage is still poor.
Start-ups and non-traditional data providers are exploiting niches where investment professionals can't rely on ratings.
Data from non-profits can be combined with ESG ratings for more bespoke investment insight, investment professionals say.
With traditional ratings agencies facing increased hostility from financial firms, new entrants are hoping to reshape ratings. But will fresh approaches appeal to an industry underwhelmed by existing offerings?
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.
The exchange's ESG Footprint converts ESG data into everyday metrics to show investors the impact of their portfolios.
Ratings toolkit includes features to help investment teams grade securities and funds to meet sustainability mandates.
The asset manager has adopted materiality tools, industry handbooks, and NLP techniques to help navigate ESG data limitations.
The UK asset manager is using Owlin's media analytics platform to identify negative news sentiment linked to credit risk.
The company is launching a new workbench in Q4, along with other prototypes and new accelerators.
The vendor provides ratings of research analysts, bloggers, and other stock tipsters.
The research provider will release a dashboard that decouples and drills down into the E, S, and G factors of ESG.
Disclosures will protect end investors and increase the amount of data on ESG, supervisory authorities said at a public hearing.
The regulator is consulting on outsourcing contract guidance that would give firms and supervisors access to the books and premises of providers.
Firms are investing in new solutions for monitoring the front office in lockdown conditions, but the latest technologies raise concerns about privacy and intrusion.
The global market index firm is quantifying innovative investments and mapping them to a company’s performance.
Private network limitations and variable internet connectivity have challenged operational resiliency and business continuity plans.
The investment bank is leveraging Red Hat's OpenShift technology to better manage its global footprint of virtual machines.
Unlike in past financial crises, ESG is taking center stage as social and governance data is directly relevant to all companies weathering the coronavirus pandemic. That makes the holes in that data, which still remain, all the more apparent.
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Georges Lauchard, new chief operating officer at Euronext (pictured).
The data service provider is widening its coverage of alt datasets for signals in cyber risk and controversy data.
The securities services business has embarked on an API strategy to offload its legacy tech and produce better connected products.
The investment bank has eliminated thousands of roles and revamped its approach to outsourcing over the last two years.
Max Bowie digs deep into how firms are making sure they classify data consumers correctly to avoid paying unnecessary fees.