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Webinar: ESG data: availability, transparency, quality and investment applicability

Published June 29, 2018 by Mark Bodnar

Thomson Reuters logo and the title of the webinarThomson Reuters -- the publishers of our powerful Eikon + Datastream databases -- announced a new training webinar this morning that I think may be of interest to many SFU researchers: 

ESG* data: availability, transparency, quality and investment applicability

When: Thursday 12 July 10:00 EST (which is 7am here in Vancouver... sorry!)

Registration (free for SFU researchers)

Description: "We have invited experts from Global Reporting Initiative, StateStreet and Folketrygdfondet to join us during a webinar, hosted by Responsible Investor, to discuss ESG Data, its evolution and its role in the corporate environment and investment workflow."

Panelists

  • Annie Bersagel, Senior Analyst - Responsible Investments, Folketrygdfondet (Investment Manager for the Government Pension Fund Norway)
  • Rakhi Kumar, Senior Managing Director and Head of ESG Investments and Asset Stewardship, State Street Global Advisors
  • Elena Philipova, Global Head of ESG Proposition, Thomson Reuters
  • Shivani Rajpal, Director – Services, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) 

Want more like this?  Thomson Reuters offers many other online Eikon training sessions, both live and self-paced, and SFU students/faculty are eligible to register because of our database subscriptions.  Just be sure to use your SFU email address when you register:  Eikon  +  Datastream

Learn more about Thomson Reuters Eikon + Datastream here at SFU, including a bit about the deep ESG data, via this blog post.

-- MarkB

* ESG = Environmental, Social, and Governance. Learn more about ESG here.

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Mark Bodnar
Economics & Business Librarian
mbodnar@sfu.ca

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