Impact Finance: a (good) definition

The last week has seen a vey important event for the future of Sustainable Finance: a clear definition of Impact Finance has been proposed by Finance For Tomorrow, as a first output of their work on the Impact Finance Marketplace initiative, launched in March 2021. Definition of Impact Finance An english version of the frenchContinue reading “Impact Finance: a (good) definition”

An ESG bubble on the rise?

The ESG finance has shown many signs of very strong market traction since the beginning of the year. And now, questions start to pop-up… “Is ESG overbought? Is it in bubble territory? “—these two relevant questions were asked as a reaction to the interesting publication of key investment themes by the Deutsche Bank Weath Management (centeredContinue reading “An ESG bubble on the rise?”

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”

Bloomberg, One Planet SWF Paris, and the rise of ESG integration to country risk

As the poet said, nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come. And the two last weeks probably demonstrated that the time for ESG criteria integration into country rating might have come… Last week, we attended the One Planet Sovereign Wealth Funds initiative reception, being held in Paris, at the Shangri-La hotel,Continue reading “Bloomberg, One Planet SWF Paris, and the rise of ESG integration to country risk”

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?”

Sustainable trends from the French Mayors and Local Authorities Fair (SMCL) 2019

The 2019 French Mayors and Local Authorities Fair (Salon des Maires et des Collectivités Locales 2019) was held from the 19 to the 21 November in Paris, Porte de Versailles. We visited the exhibition, and if one trend has to be recognized, it is the following: “Energy and Ecology Transition”. This trend, aligned with theContinue reading “Sustainable trends from the French Mayors and Local Authorities Fair (SMCL) 2019”