Code of Conduct for ESG raters - ICMA - sustainAX

sustainAX signs up for the ICMA Code of Conduct for ESG Ratings Product Providers

sustainAX signs up for the ICMA Code of Conduct for ESG Ratings and Data Product Providers After thorough review we have taken the decision to sign up today 22 January 2024 for the ICMA Code of Conduct for ESG Ratings and Data Product Providers. ICMA is the International Capital Market Association. About the ICMA Code […]
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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 […]
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To keep your clients, you should urgently target 100% ESG research coverage of your portfolios

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 […]
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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 […]
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Fundamental ESG research analyst blue sustainAX

SFDR – Different types of ESG* data and why you will always need the fundamental ESG* analyst

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 […]
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Green bond second opinion cannot replace ESG rsearch

How the ESG* analyst should think – A green bond second opinion does not replace ESG research

How the ESG* analyst should think – A green bond second opinion does not replace ESG research We discuss with many investors and are surprised that some of them think they do not need ESG risk and opportunity research for their green bond or social bond holdings. We also get this impression from some asset […]
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ESMA Call for evidence ESG ratings (ESG scores) sustainAX

Regulation – sustainAX answers to ESMAs Call for Evidence on market characteristics for ESG Rating Providers in the EU

Regulation – sustainAX answers to ESMAs Call for Evidence on market characteristics for ESG Rating Providers in the EU As there are not that many ESG score (aka ESG “rating”) providers out here, we think there can be interest for the other stakeholders like the users of ESG scores (asset managers) and companies being ESG […]
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Certified ESG Analysts

Nordic Certified ESG Analysts – Danske Bank in Pole Position and Norway missing the race?

Nordic Certified ESG Analysts – Danske Bank in Pole Position and Norway missing the race? Lacking ESG competence is an important problem the asset management industry is facing in an environment being harder regulated and where expectations from the asset owners (clients) are increasing fast. The potential cost, through regulatory and reputational risk, of not […]
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