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GreenOps, FinOps, And The Sustainable Cloud

Dario Maisto May 10, 2024
Rising consumer pressure and new regulatory reporting requirements have opened the door to a new approach: GreenOps, or the practice of minimizing a cloud environment’s carbon footprint through the efficient use of cloud resources. Learn more about GreenOps in this post.
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The ESG Data And Analytics Market Is Changing Rapidly

Aurelie L'Hostis January 30, 2024
Understand the value that you can expect from an ESG data and analytics provider, learn how providers differ, and investigate options.

Get Ahead Of Green Market Opportunity

Explore our green market revolution resources to see why sustainability is one of the largest opportunities in history.

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Is Your Company Ready For The CSRD?

Aurelie L'Hostis October 12, 2023
Learn what it takes to comply with the requirements of the EU’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD).
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Wealth Managers: Impact-Oriented Investors Need Your Help

Vijay Raghavan August 17, 2023
Impact-Oriented Investors Are Waiting For A Reason To Take The Plunge Data from Forrester’s Financial Services Benchmark Recontact Survey, 2022, found that 15% of US online adult investors own sustainable investment products — a group we call “sustainable investors.” They are younger, wealthier, and more educated than the average investor. But wealth managers should also […]
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Green Market Revolution Spend Will Total $326 Trillion By 2050

Michael O'Grady June 28, 2023
The staggering figure reflects how widespread environmental consciousness has become. Worsening wildfires, storms, floods, pollution, and energy costs will cement eco-friendliness as a mandate.
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Inclusive Insurance Is A Massive Business Opportunity — If You Do It Right

Indranil Bandyopadhyay March 31, 2023
Insurers must focus on the ‘S’ of ESG to grow the market — and their revenue. Here’s how insurers can overcome top challenges and achieve scale.
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How To Build A Solid Business Case For Your Financial Well-Being Program

Aurelie L'Hostis January 26, 2023
Banks must build a robust business case and demonstrate ROI to support their financial well-being programs.
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2022, Year In Research — A Look Back

Michael Barnes January 16, 2023
So 2022 is officially done and dusted, for better or worse. But before getting too far into 2023, let’s take a moment to look back at what we achieved over the previous year. More specifically, I wanted to share some thoughts from our research associate, Aidan Riga, since he did such an outstanding job supporting […]
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How Should Financial Services Firms Prioritize Investments In Green Finance Products And Experiences?

Zhi Ying Barry October 26, 2022
Environmental sustainability is fast becoming a priority for consumers, businesses, and governments. In fact, Forrester believes that we’re in the early stages of a green market revolution — a historic business opportunity, on par with the first and second industrial revolutions. In response, leading financial services firms across banking, investment, and insurance have launched an […]
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Global Green Finance Saw Record Growth In 2021, Exceeding US$720 Billion

Zhi Ying Barry October 18, 2022
Find out why financial services firms have launched a wide array of green finance products and experiences recently and what the future outlook is for the market.
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Invest In The Right Technologies To Improve Your Customers’ Financial Well-Being

Aurelie L'Hostis June 10, 2022
The Forrester Financial Well-Being Tech Tide™ report presents an analysis of the maturity and business value of the 18 technology categories that support financial well-being. Financial services executives should read this report to shape their firm’s investment approach to these technologies.
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DWS Raided For Greenwashing — Who’s Next?

Ryan Skinner June 6, 2022
The incident involving Deutsche Bank’s asset management subsidiary is a cautionary tale for other asset management companies.
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ESG’s Role As A Market

Ryan Skinner May 31, 2022
ESG has been adopted by three major groups according to their own specific motivations. Explore what ESG means to the investment community, the services industry, and individual companies.
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The Time To Act On Inclusive Finance Is Now

Aurelie L'Hostis May 17, 2022
To drive inclusive finance, financial services firms need to offer suitable, accessible, fair, and equitable (SAFE) financial products and services.
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The Risk Of Greenwashing: One Step Forward For The Cause, Two Steps Back For The Environment

Alla Valente April 21, 2022
The theme for Earth Day 2022 is “Invest In Our Planet.” In the leadup to the main event on April 22, it’s not unusual for scores of companies big and small and newcomers and household names in every industry to take to social media to highlight their efforts for investing in our planet. After all, […]
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UK Investors Begin To Put Their Money Behind Sustainability

Ryan Skinner April 20, 2022
The average retail investor often doesn’t know how their funds are connected to the underlying economic activity that they finance. Especially in the UK, where many or even most investors are salting away money in a managed pension fund, they will spare few thoughts to where it’s invested, provided it gives a handsome, low-risk return. […]
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Five Findings From FinovateEurope 2022

Oliwia Berdak March 25, 2022
Read the key findings from FinovateEurope 2022, including thoughts on what's hot in fintech, sustainable finance, open finance, and digital transformation.
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In 2022, Banks Are Refocusing Their Efforts On Innovation, Sustainability, And IT Improvements

Aurelie L'Hostis February 11, 2022
In 2022, banks are refocusing their efforts on innovation, sustainability, and IT improvements.
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Four Sustainable Finance Takeaways From COP26

Ryan Skinner November 19, 2021
If COP26 isn’t remembered for an ambitious deal (like Paris or Kyoto), it might be remembered as the finance COP. Learn four key takeaways for business and finance leaders.
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Rethinking The “S” In ESG: The Inclusive Finance Imperative

Aurelie L'Hostis November 10, 2021
Forward-thinking financial services firms that foster digital equity and inclusive finance through innovation to drive sustainable growth will gain a competitive advantage and grow faster.
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