Publication / 21 Sep 2017

Talking Points: Better Disclosure of ESG Risks and Opportunities Will Unlock Capital for Sustainable Development and Green Finance

Data is the key to scaling sustainable finance. Uncovering it is the challenge, says Trucost CEO Dr. Richard Mattison.

Dr. Richard Mattison, Trucost CEO and member of the EU High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance, discusses how to overcome the barriers to sustainable finance.

Data is the key to scaling sustainable finance. Uncovering it is the challenge.

EU policymakers should be bold in implementing the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) as this will drive the availability of relevant, comparable, and consistent data for investment decisions.

Without meaningful disclosure data, markets will remain blind to the financial implications of climate risks. Without this data, market participants may fail to identify this century’s major growth opportunities.

18 June, 2020
Events Building Best in Class ESG Practices’ – Webinar

In this Webinar we will take a look at how global banks and asset managers can build best practices around data quality, assessment frameworks and risk modelling. Christopher Perceval – Director and Head of Business Development EMEA at Trucost, part of S&P Global will be speaking at this event. For more info or details...

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16 June, 2020
Events ESG Disclosure and Due Diligence:  Through the Lens of Equity Capital Markets – Webinar

AFME’s first sustainable finance webinar will explore the increasingly important topics of ESG Disclosure and Due Diligence and more specifically, what they mean for Equity Capital Markets. With the support of our co-hosts, Allen and Overy, we’ll be using their planned report as a foundation to discuss further implications, challenges and projections around these...

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28 January, 2020
Events Uncovering Business Value from Environmental, Social and Governance Factors, Webinar, 28th January 2020

More than ever companies are measuring and disclosing their performance around environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. By doing this, companies are able to reduce financial risks and uncover business opportunities. Moreover, record amounts of capital are flowing towards companies who do good. In this webinar you will learn: • The current sustainability landscape...

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