Financials

ESG Impact have a strength within ESG for the financial sector with a backgrounds across banking, trading, financial services, funds management and investment baking. We work with clients identifying a range of financial and non-financial risks in the sector across a range of institutions globally. 

Industries:

  1. Funds Management

  2. Asset Management & Custody Activities

  3. Commercial Banks

  4. Insurance

  5. Investment Banking & Brokerage

  6. Mortgage Finance

  7. Security & Commodity Exchange

  8. Consumer Finance​​​

Range of Typical Financial Organisation Risks:

  • Transparent information & Fair Advice

  • Employee Incentives & Risk Taking

  • Management of the Legal & Regulatory Environment

  • Systemic Risk Management

  • Customer Privacy

  • Data Security

  • Responsible Lending

  • Conflicts of Interest

  • Business Continuity

  • Technology

Asset Management & Custody Activities

Bank

 

The Asset Management & Custody Activities industry is comprised of  companies that manage investment portfolios in return for commissions or fees from institutional, retail, and high net worth investors. Furthermore, the industry has a range of firms that provide private banking, wealth management, financial planning, investment advisory and retail security brokerage services. Investment portfolios and strategies may be diversified across varying asset types, including but not limited to, equities, fixed income and hedge fund investments. Custodian activities refer to a financial institution that safekeeps a customers securities. The Custodian may also hold stocks or other assets in electronic or physical form. Companies involved in the industry range from large multinational asset managers to smaller boutique firms who may cover a certain niche.

Corporations in the industry can differentiate themselves by offering more attractive charging fees for service as well as having superior past investment returns. Smaller firms may compete by appealing to specific clients needs and risk tolerances.  This industry has been heavily regulated since the Great Financial Crisis, resulting in changes to advisory procedures and risk management processes. 

Consulting

ESG Consulting

Industry Benchmarking

Strategy

Corporate Strategy

Startup ESG Incubation

Risk Management

ESG Compliance (TCFD, Modern Slavery, UN PRI, SASB)

Policy Management

Project Capital

Capital Raising

Sustainable Finance