Impact – Corporates are undermining the SDGs by pretending in their reporting!

Impact – Corporates are undermining the SDGs by pretending in their reporting! For the ESG research season 2022 we started to systematically assess the quality of the SDG communication of companies. This is outside the pure ESG risk research process and can be considered as an Impact control. We wanted to measure how serious their […]
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Dynamic ESG Materiality

How the ESG* Analyst should think – ESG Materiality is not constant! Some examples from war

ESG* Materiality is not constant! Some examples from war Conducting fundamental ESG risk research and ESG scoring quickly makes you realise that ESG Materiality is core to understand, including its dynamics. It is a challenging subject, representing a problem in too simple ESG research and ESG scoring methodologies. Approaches are differing with regards to the […]
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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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