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Inrate seminars 2017

Apr 23, 2016

In September, Inrate invited interested parties to seminars on the topic of “ESG Impact Rating & Investing Trends”. In Zurich, Berne and Geneva, the audience followed the three informative presentations and then indulged in active networking.

After a short introduction by Christoph Müller, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Inrate AG, Beat Zaugg, Managing Partner of Inrate, explained the ESG Impact Rating from a portfolio point of view. He was followed by Donald Sigrist, senior analyst at Infras, who discussed impact quantification based on the real estate case study.

Laurent Nguyen, Head of Quantitative Equities at Pictet Asset Management, concluded the conference by presenting impact measures in a case study on global equity markets.

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Financial market infrastructure provider SIX announced today the launch of a new climate data offering, aimed at supporting investors in reporting and monitoring of climate factors, and in climate-related investment and risk decision making.

The climate data sets, from various data providers in a range of industries, will provide clients with modelled and reported emissions data, covering over 33,000 companies globally, and bringing together multiple data sets on regulatory, historical and forward-looking climate impacts from providers including MSCI and Inrate. SIX also announced that it has recently entered into an agreement with environmental disclosure platform CDP to offer access to its global Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Dataset across various industries.

According to SIX, the new data sets come as investors increasingly require ESG and climate data to monitor investment decisions and to meet growing regulatory disclosure requirements, including the EU’s SFDR and the U.S.’ upcoming SEC Climate Disclosure Rules.

Martina Macpherson, Head ESG Product Strategy and Management, Financial Information, SIX, said:

“Understanding, measuring and managing climate risk and opportunities, as well as the impact that these can have on investment decisions, is a critical area of focus for market participants and policy makers alike. As more climate risk monitoring and reporting is required globally, the cost of compliance is increasing – both in operations and in terms of specialist ESG resources. SIX works with established providers of basic and specific ESG and climate data in the market.”