Is ESG Impact measurable?

A very recently pusbished HBR article, entitled “ESG Impact Is Hard to Measure — But It’s Not Impossible“, discusses the difficulty of measuring ESG impact. In the conclusions, it’s author, Jennifer Howard-Grenville, proposes three complementary concrete actions in order to go beyond the measure—which, today, might indeed be misleading due the aggregate confusion brought byContinue reading “Is ESG Impact measurable?”

IMPACTIN: a Top LegalTech in France, 2021

We had the pleasure of having been listed by Welp Magazine among 26 French Top LegalTech companies worth a follow in 2021. We thank Welp Magazine for the recognition ! We are used to say that we stand at the crossroad of several x-Tech: FinTech, RegTech (or LegalTech), InsurTech, and SustainTech: FinTech: we provide SustainableContinue reading “IMPACTIN: a Top LegalTech in France, 2021”

Taxonomies: DBS and EU approaches

Among the 2020 initiatives worth noticing in Sustainable Finance, DBS bank engagement deserves a closer look. DBS is a Singaporean bank, regularly awarded, and one the biggest bank in Asia, outside China. Last June, the bank published its own taxonomy for sustainable and transition finance, which defines sectors considered as sustainable activities. The DBS initiativeContinue reading “Taxonomies: DBS and EU approaches”

IMPACTIN joins TechQuartier FinTech community!

We are thrilled to announce that we joined TechQuartier‘s leading FinTech community, following our participation in the recent Female FinTech Competition 2020. TechQuartier is based in the heart of Frankfurt am Main, in Germany. Germany is indeed a very interesting market regarding Sustainable Finance, with a high potential: despite the fact that the country isContinue reading “IMPACTIN joins TechQuartier FinTech community!”

Celebrating one year of impact!

What a year… 12 months ago, we launched IMPACTIN with the mission of providing investors with a concrete measure of the ESG impact of their investment portfolios—and we did it! After a first customer in Singapore, we continuously took feedback from the market and from our business leads in order to challenge our business vision,Continue reading “Celebrating one year of impact!”

3 key takeaways on the PRI taxonomy tests

The PRI released early September a report with case studies from 37 Asset Managers—including e.g. BlackRock, Crédit Suisse, Amundi—, which agreed to test their funds regarding the Green Taxonomy compliance, to be mandatory by the end of 2021. Beyond the exercise itself, positive and necessary, what are the results, and what can we learn? HereContinue reading “3 key takeaways on the PRI taxonomy tests”

Positive Impact Iceberg Model: Why you probably overlooked 90% of your company or positive impact portfolio

The “Positive Impact” thinking has been making the buzz for a while now, but the approach is often mixed up with the more restrictive notion of “Positive Social Impact”, or limited to the direct impact linked to a company “Business Model”, and, by doing so, it misses 90% of a company impact—and, incidentally, of aContinue reading “Positive Impact Iceberg Model: Why you probably overlooked 90% of your company or positive impact portfolio”

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 ?”

Climate Change and Physical Risk scored for 1554 territories featured in IMPACTIN last dataset

The IMPACTIN Countries and Territories Climate Change and Physical Risk Mitigation and Adaptation Rating dataset is our new Data Product available on the DAWEX data marketplace. Our Climate Change Adaptation and Climate Change Mitigation ratings are based on guidelines from the EU Taxonomy for Sustainable Activities framework and the EEA, on both topics. The EEAContinue reading “Climate Change and Physical Risk scored for 1554 territories featured in IMPACTIN last dataset”

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”