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Morningstar Sustainalytics Introduces New Enhancements to Its ESG Risk Ratings

Sustainalytics, a global ESG research and ratings provider, recently released new enhancements to the corporate governance methodology associated with its flagship Morningstar Sustainalytics ESG Risk Ratings. A Wider Range of ...

ESG Ratings Not Predictive of Investment Returns

A new academic study called Material ESG Alpha, authored by Berkeley Haas accounting professor Panos Patatoukas, Byung Hyun Ahn, PhD 21, of Dimensional Fund Advisors, and George S. Skiadopoulos of ...

Morningstar Launches New Index Series That Targets Leading Low Carbon Transition Companies

Morningstar, a Chicago-based investment research and data services provider, recently announced the launch of the Morningstar Low Carbon Transition Leaders Indexes, a new series of indices that provide exposure to ...

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 ...

Morningstar’s 4th Qtr & Full Year 2023 Results Look Strong

Last week Morningstar (MORN), a Chicago-based provider of investment research and data services, reported a strong financial performance for the fourth quarter and full year 2023, bolstered primarily by strength ...

German Asset Managers Question ESG Data and Rating Services

According to a recent study by Germany’s financial market regulator BaFin, German asset managers have raised concerns over the services provided by ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) data and rating ...

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, ...

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 ...

Physical Risk Assessment Added to S&P Global’s Climate Credit Analytics

S&P Global Market Intelligence recently announced the addition of climate-related physical and energy transition risk assessments to their Climate Credit Analytics Solution. S&P’s Climate Credit Analytics Launches New Enhancements Climate ...

Entelligent’s Smart Climate Platform Release Includes New Carbon Data Offerings

Recently, Boulder Colorado-based climate risk data provider, Entelligent announced the release of two new carbon data offerings — Smart Climate Carbon Accounting and Smart Climate Carbon Sensitivity.  These new products ...
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