Mounting pressure from governments, regulators, industry, investors and customers has driven ESG to the very top of today’s business agenda. Moving forward, alignment and compliance with emerging ESG standards will be a critical differentiator for long-term business success across financial, energy and manufacturing markets globally. Approaches to implement ESG frameworks and best practices are not harmonized across individual markets and regions, however. This presents significant challenges when establishing corporate ESG agenda, which in turn hinders financial institutions’ ability to drive green lending and investing. Data in particular will play a key role in delivering the traceability, transparency and insights to validate the ESG credentials of a company, a stock, or an investment strategy.
Financial institutions will need to embrace high volume data processing, drawing upon machine learning and artificial intelligence and leveraging data analysis and harvesting via smart analytics. The scale and complexity of managing and storing data means cloud technologies may also be considered as they look to map an optimal path forward to a futures model sustainable finance.
In the financial services industry today, there are two trends that can hardly be bypassed: ESG and DLT. In this whitepaper we discover how DLT can help with ESG reporting, data quality and much more.
Global energy markets are experiencing a fundamental shift in the way energy is produced, transported, stored, and consumed. Reducing climate change effects via the removal of carbon emissions is the key driver behind this historic transformation.
Summary of the ECB’s 2022 Climate Stress Test results and challenges banks faced with the test and integrating climate risks into their risk management.
Die Vermögensverwaltung einer globalen Universalbank identifizierte Projekte, die zur Marktführerschaft bei ESG-verantwortlichen Investitionen beitragen sollten. Erfahren Sie in unserer Success Story, wie Capco bei der Entwicklung und Implementierung eines CRO-Dashboards für alternative Anlagen unterstützte.
The Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) has developed recommendations for more effective climate-related disclosures, subsequently adopted as the de facto standard for reporting climate-related information. Capco has undertaken a high-level review of 33 banks around the world who have committed to producing TCFD-aligned disclosures. This paper assesses each of the banks’ climate-related reporting against six key criteria.
What is the role of a public firm in a free market? Traditionally, the answer would be to maximize value for its shareholders.
This still holds true, but there are now a much broader range of considerations for firms to meet, such as ESG factors, which have developed to a point where they are driving inflection in supply and demand.
If you're interested in discovering how Capco can help you with ESG and sustainable finance, please reach out to:
|Dr. Olaf Clemens||Partner & Global ESG Lead|
|Shelley Zhou||Managing Principal & ESG Lead APAC|
|Ian Lee||Executive Director & ESG Lead Canada|
|Audrey Miguel||Partner & ESG Lead Switzerland|
|Carolyn Allwin||Managing Principal & ESG Lead US|