FCA forms group to develop ESG Code of Conduct

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has formed a group to develop a Code of Conduct for ESG data and ratings providers.

ESG Frameworks & Standards

Take a deeper look into ESG frameworks and standards in this helpful video.

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00:00 Intro
00:12 ESG Frameworks
01:17 Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
02:27 Topics & Accounting Metrics
06:31 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
06:57 GRI Materiality Matrix
08:16 Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure
09:24 TCFD Recommended Disclosures
09:49 TCFD Qualitative Disclosures
09:59 TCFD Risks & Opportunities Disclosures
10:10 TCFD Quantitative & Scenario Analysis Disclosures
10:21 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

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Getting started with ESG reporting, metrics and measurements

In today’s video, you’ll learn ESG reporting, metrics and measurement techniques. We chat with ESG expert Dave Stangis and explore how to get started, what are ESG indicators and ratings, as well as how often to review your ESG programs. We also discuss if and why ESG indicators correlate to higher financial returns.

Timestamp of our discussion:
0:00 – Intro
1:13 – How to start tracking, measuring and refining ESG programs?
4:11 – How to measure the “Governance” side of ESG? What about advanced metrics?
7:49 – What are the ESG indicators?
11:08 – How often should you review your ESG indicators?
13:06 – What are the ESG ratings?
16:19 – Where should company’s start their ESG journey?
20:04 – Are there certain ESG indicators correlated with higher financial/business returns?

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Future of UK financial Regulation: Perspectives from Nikhil Rathi, Financial Conduct Authority

Nikhil Rathi, chief executive of the UK Financial Conduct Authority, speaks at the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) on July 14, 2022. For more information, visit: https://www.piie.com/events/future-uk-financial-regulation-perspectives-nikhil-rathi-chief-executive-financial-conduct

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Implementing IFPR – A detailed review of the ICARA preparation process

The Investment Firm Prudential Regime (IFPR) will be impacting all UK investment firms authorised under MIFID from the 1st of January 2022.

The regime brings in changes to Classification (SNI or non-SNI), Own Funds and Liquid Resource Requirements and the ICARA Process (the new name for the ICAAP).

Complyport hosted a webinar, Implementing IFPR – A detailed review of the ICARA preparation process, on the 1st of December at 10:00am. The aim of this webinar was to discuss the new prudential regulation for investment firms with a particular focus on the ICARA process.

During this webinar, we:
• Discussed IFPR and key regulatory changes
• Assessed new Prudential requirements
• Considered how to prepare and implement ICARA, with specific on;
– Minimum Requirements, Thresholds Requirements and Overall Financial Adequacy Rule (OFAR)
– Approach to risk and prudential assessment
– Wind-down planning
– Own funds and Liquidity Requirements (stress testing)
– Consolidation – Group ICARA
– Key components of the report
– Reporting and notification