Bahar Gidwani

UNPRI Delays Its Assessment Plan - A Sign of Things to Come?

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As previously seen on Skytop and published with permission.

On August 2, UNPRI (The United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment) announced that it was delaying the rollout of its assessment plan.  You can read the announcement here

Real Time ESG Tracking From StockSnips

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The researchers at StockSnips have been transforming unstructured data into financial sentiment insights for several years. Their AI / ML (Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning) based system reads thousands of articles and tags the relevant snippets to derive a quantified investor sentiment measure that could drive stock performance. StockSnips has now developed an ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance) signal leveraging the platform used for its Financial Media Sentiment. We have begun adding this data set into CSRHub’s consensus measure of entity ESG performance.

Pfizer Versus Moderna Versus Johnson & Johnson

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As previously seen on Skytop and published with permission.

Many of us have recently pondered the question: which vaccine is better—Pfizer, Moderna, or J&J? Those of us interested in sustainability may also want to know which of these companies has the best ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) performance?

Does AA1000 Assurance Have an Effect on Perceived Sustainability Performance?

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Many companies spend time and money trying to make sure that the ESG data they report has been properly collected and communicated.

One system that supports this is the AA1000 Assurance standard.

CSRHub Adds Act Analytics' Real-Time ESG Scores to Platform

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TORONTO, August 26, 2021/3BL Media/ - Act Analytics and CSRHub today announced the Act Analytics Natural Language Processing (NLP) ESG scores are being incorporated into CSRHub’s aggregate ratings platform. The addition of Act Analytics ESG scores to those already on the CSRHub platform, improves investors’ ability to evaluate the ESG performance of thousands of companies.

Pfizer Vs Moderna Vs Johnson & Johnson

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Those interested in sustainability should be interested in a different way of comparing the major vaccines.

Vaccine-producing companies have made huge contributions to fighting the COVID plague. They have spent millions of dollars developing and manufacturing products that have only moderate financial benefit, but deliver big social value.

A New Source of Data on Russian Companies, RAEX-Europe

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The Russian Federation has a huge influence on world events. It is a powerhouse in many natural resources industries and has strong tech and manufacturing businesses.

CSRHub's Bahar Gidwani Speaking at BattleFin Virtual Discovery Days

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CSRHub CTO and Co-Founder, Bahar Gidwani, will be speaking at the 2021 BattleFin Ensemble & Discovery Days event, happening virtually on March 9th and 10th.

The conference will explore relevant topics around sustainable investing and the use of alternative and ESG data for capital market participants, starting from introductory “state of affairs” level and venturing into how AI/ ML bring clarity into responsible investing decisions.

A Major New Source Starts Contributing to CSRHub's Consensus Ratings

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CSRHub recently added Covalence’s ESG ratings to its ESG data aggregation system.  Covalence contributed ratings on more than 9,200 companies.

The Effect of Legal Violations on Perceived Sustainability Performance

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Hundreds of companies violate US federal, state, and local laws each year. Do these transgressions affect how these companies are rated by ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance) experts? Using an excellent data set called Violation Tracker from Good Jobs First, we show there is a 52% correlation between the change in number of violations over a 15 month period and the change in our Leadership Ethics rating.

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