S&P: Water scarcity will be 'greatest climate threat' to assets by 2050
Water stress will be the greatest climate-related hazard to corporate physical assets by 2050
Why are data providers flocking to impact? Part three: Trucost
How does Trucost help investors measure and report their impact, Michael Hurley asks
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
S&P's ESG capabilities boosted by $44bn IHS Markit merger
Financial services giant S&P has agreed to merge with data provider IHS Markit, in a mega deal that will boost S&P's already-considerable environmental, social and governance (ESG) firepower.
News round-up: Investor group urges coal exit, ESG index numbers jump, Franklin Templeton boosts social assets
$5trn UN-convened global alliance calls for thermal coal exit
GPIF predicts equity boost and bond pain from more stringent climate policies
The largest pension fund in the world has estimated its equity portfolio could experience an accelerating valuation boost if more stringent climate policy restrictions are introduced to reach global targets, whereas its corporate bond portfolio could suffer deeper losses as policy tightens.
DWS launches 'smart' ESG investment approach
Asset manager DWS has announced stricter environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment criteria, focused on identifying and engaging with firms with high climate transition risk and violators of international sustainability standards.
Nasdaq launches ESG impact tracking tool
Nasdaq has launched a tool to help clients track the environmental, social and governance (ESG) impact of their portfolios and individual investments.
S&P Dow Jones launches Paris-aligned index family
S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) has launched a family of climate-focused European indexes which are consistent with the specifications of the EU technical expert group on sustainable finance (TEG) report.