Ogier Global is launching a new online product, ESG Align, designed to help global asset managers get up to speed with environmental, social and governance (ESG) themes, terminology and regulatory requirements.
Education & Training
MAPFRE AM’s senior executive team have gone back to school to continue strengthening their commitment to ESG by completing the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS) European ESG certification programme.
The Chartered Body Alliance today launched their first joint qualification, the Certificate in Climate Risk, to help financial services professionals pass the “Carney Test”.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has sent 4,430 of its employees on compulsory cyber and information security courses over the past two financial years – (FY 19-20 and FY 20-21) – to help combat the growing threat of financial crime, such as money laundering and fraud, according to official figures.
Asset management firms have been accused of overlooking the wellbeing of their employees as a recent survey from Howden reveals that most firms have no strategy in place for addressing issues including mental health and work/life balance.
The CANDRIAM Academy, a free-to-access accredited training platform for sustainable and responsible investing, has launched a new module on climate change. This is the tenth module within The CANDRIAM Academy.
Essentia Analytics (Essentia), a provider of behavioural data analytics and consulting services for professional investors, has launched a series of workshops for investment professionals and asset management teams focusing on mitigating bias, improving decision making, and enhancing outcomes at an individual and team level.
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has launched PMI academy, which will see the Institute expand its offering to include an easily accessible range of educational products and services all under one umbrella.
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.
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.