3 incoming regulations in Sustainable Finance—will investors be ready ?

Within the coming two years, several regulations on Sustainable Finance will come into effect, which will directly affect the Asset Management, Insurance, and Pension Funds activities. All of those evolutions are emerging from the overall “EU Green Deal” context, and from EU working groups on Sustainable Finance and Sustainable Insurance. But will concerned businesses beContinue reading “3 incoming regulations in Sustainable Finance—will investors be ready ?”

Portfolio ESG Impact scorecard—the IMPACTIN way

Are you an Asset Manager or an investor wanting to understand the real impact of your fixed income or equity portfolio ? Or maybe do you want to measure the physical risk and mitigation or transition impact of your Real Estate portfolio ? Do you need to measure the alignment of your portfolio vis-à-vis theContinue reading “Portfolio ESG Impact scorecard—the IMPACTIN way”

La notation d’impact ESG Pays d’IMPACTIN est disponible sur la place de marché de donnée DAWEX

Notre coeur de métier est de mesurer l’Impact ESG pour les besoins de la Finance Durable, et, à cette fin, nous venons tout juste de publier notre jeu de données Impact ESG Pays pour le premier trimestre 2020. Notre jeu de données d’Impact ESG Pays IMPACTIN contient 48 scores d’impact et leurs tendances, pour 218Continue reading “La notation d’impact ESG Pays d’IMPACTIN est disponible sur la place de marché de donnée DAWEX”

IMPACTIN Countries ESG Impact rating available on the DAWEX data marketplace

Our core business is to measure the ESG impact for the Sustainable Finance needs, and to this end we just released our countries ESG impact rating for the first quarter of 2020. The IMPACTIN Countries ESG Impact Rating dataset contains 48 impact scores and their trends, for 218 countries, i.e. a total of 20,928 dataContinue reading “IMPACTIN Countries ESG Impact rating available on the DAWEX data marketplace”

IMPACTIN joins Tech For Good France

Tech For Good France is the French network of entrepreneurs and investors involved in the delopment and financing of technological and digital solutions fostering the transition towards a more sustainable and responsible society. We are delighted to announce that our application to join the network has recently been accepted, and that IMPACTIN is thus nowContinue reading “IMPACTIN joins Tech For Good France”

The reign of ESG funds quantity, and the signs of the times

According to the Novethic indicator, published last week, the offer of sustainable funds is massively growing in France, combined with an always more demanding retail market. This situation is not unique in Europe: the same trends are reflected in the national markets of countries such as Italy, Spain, or the United Kingdom, etc. The trendsContinue reading “The reign of ESG funds quantity, and the signs of the times”

Countries ESG impact rating: should it be integrated into credit rating?

Several approaches of countries ESG rating, and worldwide ranking, are currently available on the market, mostly based on hundreds of qualitative and quantitative data. They are very similar, and share the same limitations: they do not systematically try to measure the ESG impact of a country, and agregate too many indicators, ending with a non-sensicalContinue reading “Countries ESG impact rating: should it be integrated into credit rating?”

Sustainability in finance, and beyond—a look back at 2019, and perspectives for 2020

The end of a year—or the beginning of a new one—is generally a propitious period for the (healthy) exercise of the retrospective. So, let’s look back at 2019, and try to foresee what’s coming in 2020, in the domain of sustainable finance, and sustainability in general. In March 2018, the EU published its “Action PlanContinue reading “Sustainability in finance, and beyond—a look back at 2019, and perspectives for 2020”

Thematic funds or indexes, and ESG integration—a market trend on the rise?

In June 2019, this year, 2,832 funds proclaimed to use ESG criteria, of which 168 have been created during the 1st semester of 2019. Thematic funds were notably started by Pictet Asset Management in the 2000’s—with their first fund focused on water. Today, this kind of investements represents for Pictet AM EUR 40bn AUM, declinedContinue reading “Thematic funds or indexes, and ESG integration—a market trend on the rise?”