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Episode 155 | April 24, 2022

Why Private Markets Need More Transparent ESG Data

Lorraine Spradley Wilson, Chief Impact Officer and Head of ESG at Novata

Novata is a technology platform that’s pioneering a unique approach to ESG measurement, data collection, benchmarking and reporting in the private markets. This public benefit corporation recently closed a $21 million Series A Funding Round supported by the consortium of leading institutions in social justice, financial data and private market advisory that created it. On […]

Episode 154 | April 18, 2022

Schroders on Seeing ESG Through a US Lens

Marina Severinovsky, Head of Sustainability, North America at Schroders

It’s time to progress the ESG conversation with US investors, according to Marina Severinovsky, the Head of Sustainability, North America at Schroders. Severinovsky is on the program today with an important message for our listeners – policy, regulation, corporate action, and investor interest are all aligning to support the expansion of ESG in the US. […]

Episode 145 | February 20, 2022

Arabesque’s New ESG Book Makes Company ESG Data Accessible & Comparable

Georg Kell, Chairman of the Board at Arabesque, Founding Director of the United Nations Global Compact

2,000 large global public companies with $100 trillion of assets under management are committed to meeting net-zero emissions targets agreed to at COP 26. But, a lack of corporate disclosure and ESG data consistency is limiting the amount of assets deployed to sustainable business activities, like managing climate risk for example. Arabesque, a global provider […]

Episode 94 | August 24, 2020

Refinitiv Expands ESG Data Integration to Lipper Funds

Elena Philipova, Global Head ESG Proposition at Refinitiv

Philipova talks about the July 7 debut of Refinitiv’s Lipper Fund ESG Scores, which is expanding ESG data integration to the universe of funds Lipper tracks. We also discuss enhancements in Refinitiv’s ESG scoring methodology, making it more data driven by addressing major challenges like materiality, transparency stimulation, and size bias, and providing more industry-peer […]

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