Foxberry to offer ISS ESG’s research via the foxf9® platform
7th April 2022
London, 7 April 2022: Foxberry Ltd, the provider of financial indices and front-office technology for the financial sector, today announced it is collaborating with ISS ESG, the responsible investment arm of Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”), to offer institutional investors access to a wide range of ESG and climate research through the foxf9® platform.
Leveraging ISS ESG’s rich set of ESG, climate and impact data, investors can analyse new or existing portfolios, create unique indexes, and assess their performance. Foxberry’s foxf9 platform enables clients to seamlessly assess multiple data sources in one place and the foxf9 calculation and back testing engine can provide a deeper level of understanding sustainability data and the impact of potential exclusion policies. Having access to historical point in time data at your fingertips simplifies more advanced analytics for any investment design project.
Henrik Brunlid, CEO of Foxberry, said:
“By enabling ISS ESG data on the fox9 platform, we are together reducing the ESG feedback loop for assessing new potential investment policy decisions, and enabling the creation more sustainable products as well as the capability to easily monitor ongoing commitments across different mandates and products.”
foxf9 is an open architecture platform. This allows customers to use multiple data sources, including from other index providers, and incorporate ESG data from numerous sources in combination with their own analysis for index development and analytics. With foxf9, a user can backtest portfolio models, screen on sustainability parameters, auto-generate index rule books and pitchbooks, and instantly analyse index compositions, including sustainability performance. The user-friendly web interface means no programming skills are required.
Hernando Cortina, Head of Index Strategy at ISS ESG, said:
“ISS ESG is pleased to make our ESG, climate and impact research available through the foxf9 platform. With foxf9, Foxberry has created an impressive platform that adds capabilities to our clients’ usage of our research. The convenience and speed the platform offers looks poised to further accelerate the growth in rules-based sustainable investment options.”
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