Tag: ESG

Interactive Brokers launches IMPACT
December 09, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Interactive Brokers releases mobile trading platform IMPACT

The app gives impact scores on existing portfolios based on these selections. It identifies companies which align with the criteria selected by the user. Investors can aso improve their scores through the selection of alternative companies. Additionally, the “Swap” feature on IMPACT users the ability to swap positions in the same dollar amount from one…

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Nasdaq launches new ESG Data Hub alongside industry leaders
June 29, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Nasdaq launches new ESG Data Hub alongside industry leaders

The following partners are set to provide data through the all new ESG Data Hub: Ecogain will cover biodiversity, Equileap will provide data on gender equality, RepRisk for reputational risk, Inrate for carbon emissions, Munich Re will analyse climate risk, and Upright Project for net impact, while Clean Tech will provide data on renewable technology.…

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Equiti adds sustainable energy stocks to its product offering
April 22, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Equiti adds sustainable energy stocks to its product offering

Iskandar Najjar, Equiti Group CEO, said: Equiti Group is committed to ESG (environmental, social and governance) practices and supportive, not only of meeting demands for these financial instruments, but also continually looking at ways of practically increasing our support. We are very pleased that our global product and risk teams have been able to swiftly…

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acquisition
February 26, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Deutsche Börse finalizes acquisition of ISS

Stephan Leithner, Member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Börse AG, responsible for the Group’s Pre- & Post-Trading businesses, said: The quality, precision and breadth of ISS’ data and research is unique in the market. Especially the company’s ESG expertise and data capabilities are highly complementary to Deutsche Börse’s businesses along the entire value chain.…

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SIX enhances ESG offering with investment in Ordena Software Solutions
February 23, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

SIX invests in Ordena Software Solutions and enhances ESG offering

Marion Leslie, Head Financial Information & member of Executive Board, SIX, highlighted: With Orenda we have found the right partner with unique expertise in alternative data sets, data science and ESG. As we bring our capabilities and the expertise of our teams together, we see a lot of opportunities to build new propositions supporting the…

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SIX launches new esg Indices
February 11, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Swiss Financial Service SIX launches new ESG indices

Having drawn data from Inrate, SIX has now announced its offering of two SPI ESG indices for equities and 20 new SBI ESG indices available for bonds, all based on the Swiss Performance Index. For a company to fall within the indices, it must have an ESG Impact Rating of a minimum of a C+,…

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Singapore Exchange launches ESG derivatives
January 25, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Singapore Exchange launches ESG derivatives

The SGX FIRST (Future in Reshaping Sustainability Together) initiative was announced in December. It is a multi-pronged expansion of the exchange’s sustainability capabilities and supports the introduction of new ESG-focused products, services and platforms. Michael Syn, Head of Equities at SGX, commented: Our leadership in developing a pan-Asia shelf of benchmark equity derivatives has placed…

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Credit Suisse makes five hires as part of its ESG strategy
January 22, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Credit Suisse makes five hires as part of its ESG strategy

The new specialists will join the existing ESG team which oversees the development of Credit Suisse’s ESG investment framework. The framework has been built into an ESG hub, serving as a central source of information for the wider bank. Credit Suisse also intends to consolidate its ESG work into one integrated house view, which carries…

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Monex Group develops Sustainable Finance Department
January 22, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Monex launches Sustainable Finance department and Climate Impact fund

Socially responsible investments following the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment exceeded $80 trillion in 2018 and Japan’s sustainable investments rose 360% from 2016 to 2018 compared to the global average of 34%. At the G20 Riyadh Summit in November 2020, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga expressed that his determination to achieve carbon neutrality with virtually…

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