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”

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”

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”

ESG and insurance underwriting: everything still needs to be done

How are Insurance companies integrating ESG in their core business? To start with, let’s have a look at the most impacting domains. Obsiously, two activities are mostly concerned with ESG aspects, and Climate Change issues. On the first hand, we find the Investments activities, since the insurance business is an investment-intensive activity, and any insurerContinue reading “ESG and insurance underwriting: everything still needs to be done”