Data Coverage, Whitepapers November 18, 2022 Patricia Pina, Ron Potok, Ignacio Tamarit, Bruna Correa

How Advanced Technology Can Increase Data Reliability

Sustainability Data There are somewhere between 40-45,000 publicly listed companies in the world, according to the World Bank, and their direct emissions (Scope 1) account for between 20- 25% of the world’s GHG emissions. Only about 17% of those publicly listed companies report their direct emissions – thatʼs only 6,500 companies wor...

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Regulatory Compliance October 19, 2022 Oscar Gomez Fontana, Luis Angolotti, Patricia Pina

EU Taxonomy Reporting: The Leaders and the Laggards

On January 1st, 2022, the EU Taxonomy entered into force, requiring companies under the Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD) to disclose, over the course of 2022, the percentage of their activities that are eligible for the EU Taxonomy under the objectives of Climate Change Mitigation or Climate Change Adaptation. The regulation envis...

Climate, Consumers September 19, 2022 Rebeca Minguela, CEO and Founder, Clarity AI

Patagonia Can’t Save the Planet. Fast-fashion – and You – Could

This week, Yvon Chouinard – the Chairman of Patagonia – announced that he will be donating the entire company, worth $3 billion, to fight climate change. Social networks were on fire sharing the news and supporting Chouinard – CEOs, fashion models, and millions of consumers. Simply put, the story went viral. Another viral story from...

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Regulatory Compliance August 5, 2022 Luis Angolotti and Serhat Öngen

The EU Taxonomy’s Data Hierarchy: Decoding Reported, Equivalent and Estimated Data

How Clarity AI’s EU Taxonomy solution can help you distinguish data types Together, the EU Taxonomy and SFDR regulations create rules for how financial market participants (mainly asset managers) have to disclose sustainability-related information. For example, asset managers offering financial products that promote environmental ch...

AI, Data Coverage, Technology August 3, 2022

La falta de transparencia en las calificaciones ASG ya no convence a inversores, reguladores ni grandes empresarios

Consultora independiente publica informe sobre soluciones de calificaciones ASG En su informe “The Forrester New Wave™: ESG Ratings, Data, And Analytics, Q3 2022”, la consultora independiente Forrester destaca que “la falta de transparencia en las calificaciones ASG ya no convence a inversores, reguladores ni grandes empresari...

Product Updates July 26, 2022 Carlos Pérez, Carmen Boulet, Dominik Freidorfer

Data Transparency: Companies Can Understand ESG Scores and Easily Track and Benchmark ESG Metrics with Tech

Leveraging technology for corporate sustainability reporting and company ESG scores Companies are facing an increasing need to highlight and measure their environmental and social activities. Investors, lenders, and regulators are increasing pressure and demanding disclosure of structured and fully transparent non-financial information. M...

Gender Equality, Governance June 7, 2022 Andrés Olivares, Henry (Chun-Yu) Lin

Boards of Directors Worldwide Are Still Heavily Skewed Towards Having a High Percentage of Male Members

Data from ESG reporting tool shows severe lack of gender diversity on corporate boards In the corporate world of publicly traded companies, Boards of Directors have traditionally had a much higher percentage of male members vs. female members.  There has been increased focus on ensuring better gender diversity on Boards over the past few...

Climate June 7, 2022 Andrés Olivares, Henry (Chun-Yu) Lin

Direct Air Capture (DAC) Programs Are Only a (Small) Part of the Carbon Emissions Solution

Carbon capture technology will not fulfill US environmental objective Direct air capture (DAC) technologies extract CO2 directly from the atmosphere. The CO2 can be permanently stored in deep geological formations (thereby achieving negative emissions or carbon removal) or it can be used, for example in food processing or combined with hy...

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Gender Equality, Governance June 7, 2022 Andrés Olivares, Henry (Chun-Yu) Lin

Boards of Directors Worldwide Are Still Heavily Skewed Towards Having a High Percentage of Male Members

Data from ESG reporting tool shows severe lack of gender diversity on corporate boards In the corporate world of publicly traded companies, Boards of Directors have traditionally had a much higher percentage of male members vs. female members.  There has been increased focus on ensuring better gender diversity on Boards over the past few...

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Regulatory Compliance April 11, 2022 Rodolphe Bocquet, Mikel Alvarez

Three Reasons Why MiFID II Opens A New Paradigm For Sustainable Investment

EU Regulation: The latest extension to the MiFID II directive explained An extension to MiFID II is one of the key components of the comprehensive European Commission’s sustainable finance regulatory agenda, alongside SFDR, EU Taxonomy and CSRD. Among a host of new MiFID II requirements is one major change – distributors and financial...

Regulatory Compliance April 7, 2022 Andres Olivares, Henry Lin, and Camila Mateo Volkart

Particulate Matter Emissions Is An Issue Companies of All Sizes Must Address

Small and mid cap companies have an important part to play in meeting EU Taxonomy objectives The World Health Organization (WHO) is using World Health Day to place an emphasis on clean air. Businesses have a crucial role to play in reducing air pollution. Understandably, it is often large companies that are singled out as […]

Green Funds
Regulatory Compliance March 17, 2022 Patricia Pina, Rodolphe Bocquet, Carmen Boulet, Luis Angolotti, Javier Rodriguez

EU Taxonomy: Using Tech to Analyze “Green” Fund Performance

Overcoming EU Taxonomy reporting challenges with a data science approach In today’s sustainable investment markets, a growing cadre of emerging finance taxonomies aim to clarify what it means to be sustainable. As a common classification system for sustainable economic activities, the EU taxonomy is a pioneer in the field and will be in...

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Regulatory Compliance, Whitepapers March 17, 2022 Patricia Pina, Rodolphe Bocquet, Carmen Boulet, Luis Angolotti, Javier Rodriguez

EU Taxonomy: Using Tech to Analyze “Green” Fund Performance

Overcoming EU Taxonomy reporting challenges with a data science approach In today’s sustainable investment markets, a growing cadre of emerging finance taxonomies aim to clarify what it means to be sustainable. As a common classification system for sustainable economic activities, the EU taxonomy is a pioneer in the field and will be in...