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    January 17, 2019
    (17:13 min)

    Quantify geopolitical risk with alpha-DIG

    Andy Moniz, Chief Data Scientist, dbDIG discusses how artificial intelligence has now grown to the point that it can forecast some market effects of political events. Deutsche Bank’s Alpha-DIG platform uses machine learning to identify the extent of various political risks and then quantify their intensity.
    October 4, 2018
    (14:10 min)

    Scope three emissions – Sorting the mickle from the muckle

    Should investors care that Samsung’s ‘scope one and two’ carbon emissions are 150 times higher than those of Apple even though the companies have similar revenue? Caroline Cook, Equity Analyst, says - no. Yet too many ESG investors still incorrectly compare ‘scope one and two’ data purely because it is the most widely disclosed. That is a mistake.
    October 4, 2018
    (18:01 min)

    Equities – How fund managers can use ESG to assess fair value

    It seems odd that nine out of ten of the world’s largest fund managers claim to have a responsible investment mandate, yet only two-fifths admit they systematically consider ESG factors when assessing a stock’s fair value. One problem is that traditional ESG ranking systems are backwards looking. Jan Rabe, ESG Analyst explains.
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