Pension schemes looking to make a real impact on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues should target their efforts in order to deliver better outcomes, according to Willis Towers Watson.
Education & Training
The Behavioral Investing Institute has partnered with with Syntoniq, creator of the my3B assessment tool and a provider of behavioural finance and risk assessment technology.
The Association for Corporate Treasurers (ACT), in partnership with Deutsche Bank, have releases “The Group Treasurer: An ACT guide to the first 100 days”, which provides valuable insights on the role of the treasury function – serving as an in-depth guide to those moving into senior treasury roles for the first time, as well as a valuable refresher on the latest developments for treasury professionals.
Sterling Trading Tech (STT), a specialist in trading solutions, compliance, risk and infrastructure solutions for equity, options and futures trading, has added Paraguay to list of 21 countries in which it has clients.
The CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, is transition to computer-based testing (CBT) for all three levels of the CFA Programme in 2021.
Redington leads student initiative to tackle under-representation of black talent in investment industry
Investment consultant Redington is working with nine other leading financial services firms (all members of the Diversity Project) to help connect businesses directly with students to tackle the underrepresentation of black talent in the industry.
Sterling Trading Tech, a provider of compliance, risk and infrastructure solutions for equity, options and futures trading, is committing resources to support a non-profit urban youth financial education, training and mentoring organisation, Wall Street Bound.
Sudrania has launched a new version of its flagship fund administration platform, Seamless Investment Backoffice.
Employees working in Ireland’s investment funds sector can now demonstrate and maintain competence and professionalism through the new Accredited Funds Professional designation.
Fitch Learning is delivering an introductory level Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) course this Spring, and a practitioner level Certificate course in ESG Investing, to enable investment management professionals at all stages of their careers worldwide to expand their ESG knowledge.