ESG-News

S&P Global ESG launches physical risk and financial impact data

S&P Global’s ESG and sustainability-focused business Sustainable1 has launched physical risk exposure scores and financial impact dataset. The aim is to enable companies and investors...

MSCI launches Risk Insights

MSCI has launched Risk Insights, the first module of MSCI Insights, its new analytics platform which offers varied risk measures to help investors identify...

Liquidnet becomes a member of Sustainable Trading

Liquidnet became a member of Sustainable Trading, a non-profit membership network dedicated to transforming environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices within the financial markets...

Stock exchanges may be committed to ESG but more work is needed on diversity

Although stock exchanges are committed to environmental, social and governance goals, there is still work to be done on gender equality on boards, according...

SDI ACP enhances dataset to include greater corporate detail

The Sustainable Development Investments Asset Owner Platform (SDI AOP) has enhanced its dataset to include information on corporates’ negative contributions to the UN Sustainable Development Goals...

ESG takes a backseat as higher interest rates and inflation

Traders across Europe are more concerned with economic drivers like interest rates for the remainder of the year pushing ESG down the table as...

Institutional investors call for greater alignment of sustainability standards

Institutional investors have joined corporates and accountants in calling for greater alignment across sustainability reporting standards being developed by standards setters and regulators. Overall,...

ICE to launch options on UK Carbon Emission Allowances

Intercontinental Exchange Inc (ICE) is set to launch options on UK Carbon Emission Allowances (UKA) on October 10, subject to regulatory approval. ICE expects to...

FINBOURNE Technology partners with data scoring provider Denominator

FINBOURNE Technology has partnered with global diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) data scoring provider, Denominator, to support buyside firms as they respond to increasing...

Time to unbundle ‘E’, ‘S’ and ‘G’

Expiration of SEC No-Action letter could put $100 million of research payments at risk. The firm, which analysed 6,000 US funds, identifies leaders and laggards...

US asset owners lag on net-zero commitments

As asset owners around the world pledge formal commitments to net-zero, those in the US are lagging behind their European and Asian counterparts, according...

FTSE launches new sustainable fixed income indices

FTSE Russell launches a new set of sustainable investment fixed income indices (SIFI)  - the FTSE Fixed Income Global Choice and Fixed Income Excluding...

Slow Q2 for European ESG bond and loan issuance

Environment, social and governance (ESG) bond and loan issuance volumes in the second quarter declined 20.7% year-on-year (YoY) but increased 16.5% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ), according...

ESMA raises concerns over sustainability regs

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has responded to the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group’s (EFRAG) public consultation on the first set of draft European...

Institutional investors warn sustainability will not meet their needs

A group of institutional investors representing over £620bn of assets under management, including HSBC, Aviva, TFL, Tesco and BT, has written to the International...