Jon Dean: The transformative power of a boring database

ESG data governance

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Jon Dean: "It's no exaggeration to say that for a platform or life and pensions provider, incorporating ESG principles into operational practice touches almost every area of the business."
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Jon Dean: "It's no exaggeration to say that for a platform or life and pensions provider, incorporating ESG principles into operational practice touches almost every area of the business."

The regulator's recent plan to consult on TCFD will place platforms on an equal footing with workplace pension providers and with growing consumer focus on making their money matter, proving the firm has put ESG principles into practice is more than just compliance. Attention paid now to automating the database of fund information needed for reporting will pay dividends to firms getting it right, writes Jon Dean

In a handful of years, ESG investing has come from niche "ethical investor" market segment to the must-have asset range for every investment firm. The environmental campaigning voices of Greta Thunberg...

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