Lynn Strongin Dodds

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Lynn has reported on most aspects of the market, global regulatory matters, fintech impacting the front, middle and back office as well as the continually changing banking and fund management industries.

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Greener equities take a hit

‘Greener’ equities, such as those in the FTSE Russell Environmental Technologies 100 index, and the Renewable and Alternative Energy sector, have sold off faster than the market so far this year, reversing strong long-term performance. ‘Investing...

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IFRS Foundation apponits Michael Jantzi and Jeffrey Hales to ISSB board

The IFRS Foundation Trustees has appointed Sustainalytics founder and former CEO Michael Jantzi and SASB Standards board chair Jeffrey Hales as members of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB). Launched in November 2021 at the C...

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European domiciled ESG assets set to comprise over half of total AUM

European-domiciled environment, social and governance (ESG) assets are poised to reach between €7.4 trillion and €9 trillion by 2025, according to a new study by PwC Luxembourg. They will then account for between 46% and 56% of total European mut...

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Stock exchanges’ listing rules are putting investors at risk

Global stock markets are financing companies which are sitting on three times more coal, oil and gas reserves than can be burned without breaking the 1.5°C Paris climate target, according to a new report - Unburnable Carbon: Ten Years On - from th...

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Northern Trust launches digital assets and financial markets group

Following the growth of digital markets alongside the continued evolution of the traditional securities services marketplace, Northern Trust has launched its Digital Assets and Financial Markets group. The new group will be led by Justin Chapman ...

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The CSRD is almost at the finishing line

Negotiators for the European Parliament and European Union governments reached a provisional agreement on the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), a proposal the European Commission introduced around 14 months ago. It will requi...

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Stronger ESG risk mitigation practices generate better returns

Companies that develop more responsible environmental, social, and governance  practices and strive to mitigate ESG risks and related controversies generate better shareholder returns, according to research from Moody’s Analytics.  Leverag...

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Intercontinental Exchange launches suite of corporate bond climate benchmarks

The Intercontinental Exchange has launched a suite of corporate bond climate indices as part of the ICE ESG Bond Index Family, which supports the growing demand for responsible and sustainable investing. Designed to capture the Paris Agreemen...

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