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Newly Launched Broadridge ESG Dashboard Supports Firms with Making Sense of ESG Ratings

A firm’s ESG ratings have become increasingly important to investors and shareholders and achieving an accurate understanding of those ratings has become quite complex and time-consuming. In order to assist firms with better understanding and monitoring their ESG ratings, Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE: BR), an… Read More

BNY Mellon Is Providing ESG Data Analytics in Collateral Management

Market participants are currently able to apply their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles to the assets they’re willing to “accept as collateral,” utilizing ESG Data Analytics provided by BNY Mellon (NYSE: BK). As mentioned in the announcement: “In a milestone development for the collateral… Read More

Online Lending Data House dv01 Hires Director of ESG

dv01, a Fintech providing online lending transparency, has hired Sam Hillier as Director of ESG. Hillier will work closely with dv01 Principal of Strategy, Charlie Oshman to drive product development, innovation, and commercialization of dv01’s ESG offering, according to a release. Hillier said he was… Read More

Bitcoin Goes Green as Mogo Introduces Climate-Positive BTC

Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ:MOGO) (TSX:MOGO), a virtual payments and financial tech firm, has introduced ‘green’ Bitcoin, an initiative which “makes all Bitcoin purchased on the Mogo platform climate positive.” For every Bitcoin bought via its platform, Mogo will plant “enough trees to completely offset the CO2… Read More

Cognizant and Alveo Introduce ESG Data Management Application

Cognizant reveals that it has entered an agreement with Alveo to provide a comprehensive Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) data management solution to the financial services sector. Through the partnership. companies will have the option to operationalize ESG data, integrate it into business processes for… Read More

Remagine, SolarisBank Debut Accounts For Purpose-Driven European Startups

As our world becomes more purpose-driven, ethically aligned companies will want to bank with an institution that shares their values. Remagine wants to be that bank, co-founder Sebastian Dienst said. Based in Berlin, Remagine’s goal is to reshape financial services through founder-friendly and tech-driven financial… Read More

HSBC and Temasek to Support Sustainable Infrastructure Initiatives in Asia

HSBC and Temasek revealed that they’ve formed a partnership in order to launch a $150 million debt financing platform that’s aimed at supporting sustainable infrastructure initiatives with a special focus on Southeast Asia. This project is reportedly a part of efforts to address climate change… Read More

BSO, ImpactScope to Help Crypto Traders With Carbon Offsets

BSO, in partnership with Geneva-based ImpactScope, a social enterprise providing carbon offsetting solutions to digital asset exchanges and crypto mining companies, now offers its cryptocurrency traders the means to calculate and offset the excess carbon emissions of their operations. The criticism of cryptocurrencies’ energy consumption… Read More

Top Asset Manager Priorities Outlined in Temenos Report

Investment in technology and data infrastructure sit at the top of asset managers’ priorities as they position themselves to deliver business growth in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report finds. Most, 56 per cent, say their investment will focus on these areas… Read More

BNP Paribas Securities Services’ ESG Marketplace, Manaos, Onboards Util, V.E., Part of Moody’s ESG Solutions

BNP Paribas Securities Services’ ESG marketplace, Manaos, has confirmed the onboarding of new partners – Util and V.E, which is part of Moody’s ESG Solutions – in order to enhance its sustainability data and analytics product offering. Manaos, which is described as an open-servicing platform… Read More

High-Performance DLT Platform Telos, Powered by EOS.IO Software, Says it Wants to Become Leading ESG Blockchain

Telos (TLOS), which is one of the fastest blockchains according to Blocktivity data, is now claiming that it’s “the ESG Blockchain.” As noted by the Telos team, Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) investments & business practices are becoming an “increasingly important criteria” when weighing the… Read More

JPMorgan to Acquire OpenInvest, a Provider of ESG Tools for Wealth Management Sector

JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) has reportedly decided to acquire OpenInvest, which is a provider of ESG tools for the wealth management sector. Supported by investments from VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, Y Combinator, QED, and others, OpenInvest was established back in 2015 with a special focus on assisting… Read More

Monetary Authority of Singapore Sets Aside $1.8B for Climate Related Investment Initiatives

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the central bank and financial regulatory authority of the city-state, confirmed recently that it will be setting aside $1.8 billion for Climate-related investment initiatives. The MAS, which administers the various statutes pertaining to money, banking, insurance, securities, and the… Read More

London’s CoinShares Invests in Viridi Funds, which will Offer ESG Crypto Mining Product

CoinShares (Nasdaq First North Growth Market: CS), Europe’s largest digital asset investment firm with $3.7B in AUM, as of May 27, 2021, recently revealed that it has made an investment in Viridi Funds (Viridi), an “emerging” fund manager. CoinShares‘ management noted that it will be… Read More

WiseAlpha Adds Green Bonds to Platform

WiseAlpha, a corporate bond trading platform providing access to smaller investors, says it has added green bonds to its marketplace for the first time. The initial bonds are from AMP Clean Energy and Canary Wharf Group. The company said its decision to list green bonds… Read More

Deutsche Bank Securities Services in Singapore and Hashstacs Finalize PoC on DLT for Sustainability related Digital Bonds

Deutsche Bank’s Securities Services business in Singapore and Hashstacs (STACS) have reportedly finalized their proof-of-concept (PoC), called Project Benja, on the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) for crypto-assets and sustainability-related digital bonds. Set in the context of the nascent tokenized securities in the securities… Read More

Fintech Raisin Announces “Hybrid-Robo” for German Investors, Adds ESG Product Line

Raisin, has launched a new “hybrid-robo” ETF configurator in Germany for individual investors. In a note from the company, Raisin is said to be focusing on mid to long-term investing, with a fully automated manager that enables individuals to shape their investments to a greater… Read More

UK’s FCA Appoints Sacha Sadan as Director ESG, Ian Alderton as CIO, Ian Phoenix as Director, Intelligence and Digital

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed Sacha Sadan to serve as its Director of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG). Ian Alderton has been appointed by the financial regulator as Chief Information Officer while Ian Phoenix will work as Director, Intelligence and Digital. Nikhil… Read More

BlackRock Says 100% of its Active and Advisory Portfolios were ESG Integrated and it Launched Nearly 100 Sustainable Funds in 2020

BlackRock (NYSE:BLK), the world’s largest asset manager, notes that last year they wrote to their clients and informed them that the company was making sustainability its “new standard” for investing. BlackRock confirmed that they had outlined how they were making sustainability “integral” to how they… Read More

Broadridge Announces Launch of ESG Advisory Services

  U.S.-based fintech Broadridge Financial Solutions announced on Thursday the launch of its new Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) advisory services. According to Broadridge, the service will help corporate issuers and asset managers improve sustainability strategies while effectively positioning their ESG programs with stakeholders. Broadridge… Read More

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