How advanced AI can produce the ESG data investors need
The best way to get timely data is by combining artificial with human intelligence, says Alexandra Mihailescu Cichon
ELFA and PRI launch guidance on ESG disclosure
The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) have released joint guidance on ESG disclosures for sub-investment grade corporate borrowers.
Richard Mattison on how ESG data needs to improve
There are three main areas that environmental, social and governance (ESG) data needs to focus on to improve, says the CEO of Trucost, part of S&P Global
BlackRock takes minority stake in Clarity AI
BlackRock has made a minority investment in US-based sustainability analytics platform Clarity AI. Its technology will be integrated into BlackRock's own portfolio management software Aladdin.
Spotting the ESG opportunity in SFDR
The EU's Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation provides a concrete regulatory framework to cement ESG standards and reporting as one of the most important operational processes for all firms, says Volker Lainer
Reporting organisations invite EU, IFRS collaboration
Five organisations working to create a globally accepted comprehensive corporate reporting system have invited the EU and the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation to contribute to their work on harmonisation.
EU examines issues in sustainability market in extensive study
The Publications Office of the EU has released in-depth research on sustainability-related ratings, data and research, examining the flaws and biases inherent within data collection.
'Happily surprised': Private sector has taken ESG seriously
It is a misconception that private equity firms are not focused on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance, Apex ESG Ratings boss Andy Pitts-Tucker tells Ahren Lester, but many need help in collecting ESG data and turning it into action
AMF study identifies weaknesses in French institutions' TCFD reports
Financial institutions continue to struggle to report decision-useful information on how their overall strategy responds to climate change, according to an analysis of French financial institutions' Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) reports.
The data provider hoping to put impact on the agenda
The CEO of Util argues that ESG data is flawed, and measuring a company's impact on the Sustainable Development Goals can add a new dimension. Christopher Marchant reports