Launch of the Sustainable Finance Observatory, the first-ever tool for monitoring Paris Financial Centre players’ shift towards carbon neutrality by 2050

On the occasion of Climate Finance Day, the Sustainable Finance Observatory is a world premiere. It seeks to enhance transparency, monitoring and evaluation of the financial sector’s gradual transformation. Press Release 29 October 2020  

Essential extra-financial indicators to assess a company - August 2020 update

Essential extra-financial indicators to assess a company - August 2020 update

Asset management companies must currently wade through a wide array of extra-financial information which is neither standardised, comparable, stable over time nor audited. Therefore, amid the increasing volume of company-reported ESG data, a reference list of extra-financial indicators is urgently needed. The objective is twofold: determining which extra-financial information is needed to assess a company, to avoid getting bogged down in an “information overload”; and forging a dialogue with companies, to build a reporting framework complying with regulatory requirements. AFG set a goal to identify a maximum of 10 cross-sector indicators for each of the following pillars: Environment, Social / Human capital, Societal and Governance, that