How the ESG* analyst should think – Issues and dilemmas in the Nordic financial sector We will soon release an ESG sector report for Nordic finance with 43 companies ESG risk researched. When conducting our ESG risk research in the sector we have met a few issues and dilemmas. How should we think as ESG […]
Nordic Certified ESG* Analysts #4 –Danske Bank still in Pole Position in front of Nordea, Ålandsbanken in a strong third position and Norway still lagging!
Nordic Certified ESG* Analysts #4 – Danske Bank still in Pole Position in front of a strengthening Nordea, Ålandsbanken in a strong third position and Norway still lagging! Lacking real ESG analyst competence is an important problem the finance industry is facing in an environment being harder regulated and where expectations from the asset owners […]
ESG* risk mitigation – Modern ESG* engagement versus limited traditional engagement All investments have ESG risks and other risks, we could just call it risks as there is no real reason to distinguish between these in the end. Asset managers are professional risk takers and know how to price this. We will focus on the […]
To keep your clients, you should urgently target 100% ESG research coverage of your portfolios Most investors have a tail of holdings in their portfolios lacking ESG research or ESG risk scores. Depending on the asset class, this may represent up to 50% in the Nordics, but also a significant proportion in certain asset classes […]
Nordic Certified ESG* Analysts #3 –Danske Bank solidifying their Pole Position in front of Nordea, Nordic Credit Rating going all CESGA and Norway still lagging!
Nordic Certified ESG* Analysts #3 – Danske Bank solidifying their Pole Position in front of Nordea, Nordic Credit Rating going all CESGA and Norway still lagging! Lacking real ESG competence is an important problem the finance industry is facing in an environment being harder regulated and where expectations from the asset owners (clients) and other […]
SFDR – Different types of ESG* data and why you will always need the fundamental ESG* analyst The debate about ESG, the search for best practice and the search for ESG data are still hot topics and it will be for some time. In many recent meetings with asset managers, we have had many interesting […]
The SFDR orphan – Fund of funds The last days of 2022 are hectic for all working with SFDR, the deadline in the EU for having pre-contractual documents and websites compliant with SFDR RTS is in a little over a week, 1 January 2023. While SFDR unfortunately still has a large room for interpretation despite […]
ESG research and Nordic High Yield issuers – Status, ESG risks we see and how to Engage? High Yield is a market segment where the ESG risk is high as the companies are overall weak in sustainability reporting and ESG risk mitigation. ESG risks are likely to impact the performance of a company in the […]
ESG RESEARCH – NORDIC UTILITIES AND IPP SECTOR REPORT Our ESG sector report for Nordic Utilities and IPPs is now public. The report contains the following chapters: ESG risk integration in investment decisions is very important Introduction of Nordic Utilities and IPP Material ESG factors for Utilities How the ESG* analyst should think – Dilemmas […]
Welcome to Emma and Giovanni! As the demand for the sustainAX ESG research is increasing, we are happy to announce the arrival of Emma and Giovanni in our team. They will both do ESG research at sustainAX, contributing to the ESG research library already covering 200 issuers. In the near time, we will together spend […]