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SEC Passes Watered Down Climate Disclosures

Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved new legislation that requires U.S. corporations to disclose their role in driving climate change and the potential impact warming conditions pose to ...

ESG Regulation: What Investors Should Prepare for in 2024

One of the key trends that continue to impact the global investment and alternative data industries as we head into 2024 is the move to implement sustainable economic policies.  Consequently, ...

Investors’ In-House ESG Scores Diverge More than ESG Providers’ Ratings

According to a recent study by Paris-based Valuecometrics, external ESG ratings provide greater comparability and insights compared to investors’ in-house scores, yet both still fall short compared to investor expectations. ...
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2023 Regulatory Review: MiFID II, Privacy, AI and ESG Receive Increased Focus

Regulatory changes have been a hot topic of debate in 2023, with regulators and lawmakers honing in on research payments, privacy concerns, ESG data harvesting, and the use of artificial ...

Singapore Launches Code of Conduct for ESG Ratings and Data

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) recently announced the publication of its finalized Code of Conduct for ESG Ratings and Data Product Providers and an accompanying checklist for providers to ...

SEC 2024 Exam Priorities: Information Security, Operational Resiliency, AML, AI, Crypto, & ESG

Last week, the SEC’s Division of Examinations announced its 2024 examination priorities.  A few of the key issues the SEC plans to focus on in their examinations next year include ...

EU’s New ESG Ratings Proposal Likely to Shake Up Industry

The European Union’s regulatory proposal regarding ESG Ratings providers, issued in June, is likely to shake up the alternative data industry as the EU tries to enhance transparency, reduce conflicts ...

Morningstar Report: ESG Remains Important for Pension Funds and Asset Owners

Morningstar recently released the second phase of its annual Morningstar Voice of the Asset Owner Survey revealing asset owners’ views on ESG and its impact on the investment decision-making process. ...