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New House Financial Services Subcommittee Chair Puts SEC Chair Gary Gensler on Notice

Representative Bill Huizenga,  a member of the House Financial Services Committee and new Chair of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, has put Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler on notice. In a Tweet, Huizenga said that oversight of the SEC is at… Read More

Fintech Firm Save Introduces ESG-Focused Savings Program in the US

Save, a Fintech company that helps people earn higher yields on their spending and savings, announced that it has “added a new Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) portfolio that provides a yield from, amongst other ETFs, the iShares ESG Aware ETFs.” According to Morningstar Direct,… Read More

Fennel Financials Partners with Eventus for Trade Surveillance on ESG focused Equity Investing Platform

Eventus, a global provider of multi-asset class trade surveillance and market risk solutions, and Fennel Financials LLC, which just launched an Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)-focused platform offering retail investors access to tools to better engage with companies, announced that Fennel has “chosen to deploy… Read More

Cerved, Greenomy to Enable Italian Firms to Align with EU Sustainable Finance Regulations

Cerved, the Italian platform focused on credit risk analysis and management, has signed a strategic partnership with Greenomy, the ESG Market Infrastructure, “to deliver a new service on the Italian market designed to help businesses comply with new EU Sustainable Finance regulations (EU Taxonomy, CSRD,… Read More

MONEYME, Canteen to Help Cancer Survivors Get Back into the Workforce

As part of a growing focus on ESG and commitment to having a positive impact on society, digital lender MONEYME (ASX: MME) has partnered with Australia’s youth cancer charity Canteen in order “to help young cancer patients stay connected to their education dreams and career… Read More

ESG Data Intelligence Firm Deepki Makes Key Appointments to Support Growth Plans

Deepki, the ESG data intelligence firm, has announced three senior hires who join its Leadership Committee “as it pursues its global growth strategy.” Deepki claims it is the only company in the world “offering a fully populated ESG data intelligence platform to help commercial real… Read More

Northern Trust, EDS Improve Data Solutions for ESG Investments

Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) and Equity Data Science, Inc. announced the launch of an ESG workflow solution that will allow investors “to more quickly access and share ESG information.” The new ESG digitized data aggregation tool “leverages data science to help increase transparency while enhancing… Read More

FE fundinfo Expands Provision of European ESG Data to MSCI

Global fund data and technology company FE fundinfo has expanded the range of ESG data it provides to MSCI and its clients. Through the agreement, MSCI will “gain access to FE fundinfo’s full universe of European ESG Template (EET) data.” EET data plays “a critical… Read More

Bursa Malaysia, London Stock Exchange Group to Expand ESG Collaboration

Bursa Malaysia Berhad and the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), in order “to expand the ESG collaboration between the two exchanges as well as explore new areas of opportunity.” Under the MoU terms, Bursa Malaysia and FTSE Russell, LSEG’s… Read More

Manulife Investment Management, STACS’ ESGpedia Registry Working on Pilot for Review of Sustainability Labelled Bonds

The global wealth and asset management segment of Manulife Financial Corporation, Manulife Investment Management recently announced its cooperation with Singapore-headquartered environmental, social, and governance (‘ESG’) fintech Hashstacs Pte Ltd (‘STACS’). The cooperation centers “around the usage of STACS’ ESGpedia digital registry, which powers the ESG… Read More

Singapore: MAS Introduces ESG Impact Hub to Support Growth of ESG Ecosystem

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has launched the ESG Impact Hub to spur co-location and collaboration “between Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) Fintech startups and solution providers, financial institutions and real economy stakeholders.” The Hub will also “anchor industry-driven sustainability initiatives such the Point Carbon… Read More

Everimpact, STACS to Bring Transparency to Carbon Credits Market

Everimpact are partnering with STACS, a Singapore-based ESG fintech “to provide banks and corporates involved in the carbon market with greater trust and transparency.” Their partnership will “promote data-backed carbon credits with end-to-end traceability.” In the first phase of the project, Everimpact’s Digital carbon tracking… Read More

Malaysia: CIMB Group Increases Sustainable Finance Target to RM60 Billion by 2024

CIMB Group Holdings Berhad strengthened its sustainability commitment by doubling its sustainable finance target to RM60 billion by 2024 “under the Group’s Green, Social, Sustainable Impact Products and Services (GSSIPS) Framework.” The increased target was announced during the opening of CIMB’s flagship The Cooler Earth… Read More

eToro Introduces ESG Scores as Many Retail Investors Consider ESG Before Buying Stocks

eToro, the social investing network, announced the introduction of ESG scores for over 2,700 stocks on its platform enabling its users “to consider environmental, social, and governance factors when building their portfolios.” Partnering with ESG Book, a global provider of ESG data and technology, eToro… Read More

ACA Group Acquires Data Specialist Ethos ESG

ACA Group, the governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) advisor in financial services, announced that it has acquired Ethos ESG, a provider of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ratings data and software “for financial advisors, asset managers, institutions, and investors.” This acquisition “marks ACA’s first analytics… Read More

MAS, SGX Group Introduce ESGenome Disclosure Portal to Streamline Sustainability Reporting

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Singapore Exchange (SGX Group) have jointly launched ESGenome, a digital disclosure portal for companies “to report Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) data in a structured and efficient manner, and for investors to access such data in a consistent… Read More

Malaysia’s Maybank Introduces Sustainable Product Framework to Support Green Finance

Maybank has designed its own Sustainable Product Framework (SPF) – the “first” by a Malaysian bank – “to enable greater development of green, social and sustainable products.” The framework, which will support the Group’s commitment of ‘Mobilizing RM50 billion in Sustainable Finance by 2025’, will… Read More

SEC Investor Advisory Committee Schedules Meeting, Will Discuss Climate Disclosure Along with Other Topics

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) has scheduled a meeting for September 21st. According to the Sunshine Act Notice, the IAC will be discussing Climate Disclosure along with a recommendation made by the Committee. Currently, the SEC is proposing new rules… Read More

SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Tells Commission Climate Disclosure May Deter Firms from Going Public

Earlier this year, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee (SBCFAC), held a meeting to discuss proposed rules on climate risk disclosure. The meeting addressed potential rule changes initiated by the SEC and championed by SEC Chairman Gary Gensler. When… Read More

Mastercard Appoints Ellen Jackowski as Chief Sustainability Officer

Mastercard  (NYSE: MA) announced that Ellen Jackowski will join the company as Chief Sustainability Officer “starting July 25, 2022.” In this role, she will be “instrumental in further integrating Mastercard’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy into the organization.” Mike Froman, vice chairman and president… Read More

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