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Highlights from the COP28: The Future of ESG Reporting

Climate changes made sustainability the global catchphrase. However, the hope of reaching zero emissions and transitioning out of fossil fuels still stands reasonable and realistic. Recently, more than 2,400 individuals connected to fossil fuels registered for the 2023 United Nations Climate Change (COP28) in Dubai, UAE. The COP28 is one of the biggest global climate… Continue reading Highlights from the COP28: The Future of ESG Reporting

IBM OpenPages Risk Management for ESG Helps Corporate Leaders Understand their Firm’s ESG Risks

IBM OpenPages with Watson is an integrated risk management platform built to help organizations stay on top of their ESG goals. Organizations whose board members and executive leadership are far behind in their grasp of ESG risks can leverage the tool to quickly adapt to the latest ESG reporting framework! The term environmental, social, and… Continue reading IBM OpenPages Risk Management for ESG Helps Corporate Leaders Understand their Firm’s ESG Risks

How Important is an ESG Score for BFSI Firms?

The rapid globalization and technological evolution over the last decade have led to a drastic increase in trade flows and per capita income among developed and developing nations. The macro impacts of these developments are evident in our environment, with the use of natural resources and climate change ultimately driving the urgency for collective sustainability… Continue reading How Important is an ESG Score for BFSI Firms?

Recapping 2023 ESG Trends for BFSI Companies

Growing concerns about climate change and rising carbon emissions have not singled out the global banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) sector. Being the financial watchdog of the economy, BFSI companies have a serious ethical obligation towards sustainability. Emerging ESG trends are proof of this shift. Moreover, moving towards a sustainable economy can help banking… Continue reading Recapping 2023 ESG Trends for BFSI Companies

The Importance of ESG in Company Valuation: A Guide for Investment Banks

Investment banks must consider a broad and multi-faceted range of factors in the normal course of business. Recent years have seen even more emphasis on a company’s impact on the environment and society as a whole. Beyond this, there is also a growing emphasis in the area of governance; specifically, an organization’s policies and practices… Continue reading The Importance of ESG in Company Valuation: A Guide for Investment Banks

The Link Between ESG Performance and Financial Performance: A Data-Driven Analysis

Recent years have seen a dramatic increase in the number of companies that are placing great emphasis on ESG — environmental, social, and governance issues. It’s a mainstream movement that showcases a company’s commitment to and alignment with socially progressive and pro-environment ethics and values. But simply implementing and deploying ESG initiatives within your organization… Continue reading The Link Between ESG Performance and Financial Performance: A Data-Driven Analysis

How Investment Banks and Brokerage Firms Can Incorporate ESG Investment Strategies Into Their Overall Investment Approach

The financial sector has a broad and multifaceted risk management landscape where environmental social governance (ESG) principles reign with great prominence. The ever-increasing emphasis on environmental and social governance issues has prompted investment banks and brokerage firms to incorporate ESG investment banking strategies into their overarching investment strategy. The objective: highlighting organizations that exemplify their… Continue reading How Investment Banks and Brokerage Firms Can Incorporate ESG Investment Strategies Into Their Overall Investment Approach

What to Expect During the ERM Implementation Process

Enterprise risk management (also known as ERM) is a critical component of any good business strategy — a fact that an increasing number of business leaders have acknowledged on the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic brought numerous risks, threats, and vulnerabilities into sharp focus, prompting many companies to shift from a reactive approach… Continue reading What to Expect During the ERM Implementation Process

How IBM OpenPages User Interface Improves Risk Management

Enterprise risk management is a highly dynamic and complex discipline, with companies investing a significant amount of time, money, and effort into neutralizing threats and mitigating risks. To achieve their risk management objectives, an increasing number of businesses are leveraging tools such as IBM OpenPages.  This artificial intelligence-driven governance, risk, and compliance software platform —… Continue reading How IBM OpenPages User Interface Improves Risk Management

How Environmental Compliance Services Help You Maintain ESG Compliance

Environmental, social, and corporate governance — also known as ESG — is a term used to describe an increasingly popular movement in the business and investing world. In fact, it is a movement that has corporate leaders making fairly aggressive changes to their business strategy in an attempt to reduce non-compliance issues, while simultaneously making… Continue reading How Environmental Compliance Services Help You Maintain ESG Compliance