WHAT IS ESG?
ESG is Environment, Social, and Governance criteria that represent some risk in your stock or bond investments. When you purchase a stock, you are buying a stake or equity in a company in exchange for cash. When you buy a
WHAT IS BIG DATA IN ESG INVESTMENTS?
Big Data has transitioned from the next big marketing buzzword to common practice in most sectors. In this article, we discuss what big data is and how it applies to ESG analysis and investing.
FRAMING THE PROBLEM: A GENERAL ANALYTICS APPROACH FOR SOLVING ESG PROBLEMS
One question we frequently receive is how do you go about setting up an analytics problem? This is a complex question, so we will explore this concept generally. In future blog posts, we will explore each of these steps in
3 REASONS WHY ESG IS GOING MAINSTREAM
PEOPLE ARE NOW AWARE THAT THEY CAN MAKE A CHANGE You have seen the impact of social campaigns and are concerned about ESG criteria seeing daily news and images such as childrens health being impacted by the water crises in
THESE CONSUMER SEGMENTS CARE MOST ABOUT ESG IN THEIR INVESTMENT PORTFOLIOS: LEARN WHY
Deep behavioral research, especially around digital consumers was conducted looking at consumer preferences around investment decisions. Data was collected from Sep 2018 through March 2019 around the top 10 segments of consumers most interested in ESG investments. We showcase four
How Big Data Can Quantify Community Social and Climate Risks – from neighborhoods to country levels
Poverty rates, education attainment, food insecurity, English fluency, greenspace, health and wellness, air and water quality, and other ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance) factors can now be captured at the neighborhood level and are used to evaluate the stability, resiliency,
5 BIG DATA CHALLENGES IN PUBLIC HEALTH ANALYSIS
Until recently, geospatial data was not of high enough quality, was hard to get, expensive, and required a specialized GIS Data Scientist who knew how to work with geospatial data. Because of this, there was much guesswork that went into
Case study 1
Public Heath is seeing a revolution through big data as well. From vulnerability assessment to daily pollution metrics, public officials can now make real time decisions that affect their constituents and community. Here we see an example of India using
Case study 2
Public Health is seeing a revolution through big data as well. From vulnerability assessment to daily pollution metrics, public officials can now make real time decisions that affect their constituents and community. GIS, census, land cover and land use data
Case Study 3
Risk models have progressed when you were able to show that the 2012 hurricane Sandy that hit New York City had a storm surge pattern that was very similar to what our hurricane and storm surge models actually predicted. support