Executives from Intel and GenTrust join Amenity Analytics CEO Nate Storch to discuss the latest challenges and opportunities surrounding ESG.
Marcelino Ford-Livene (Intel Capital, Managing Director & Head of the Executive in Residence) and Olivier Sarfat (GenTrust, Head of Equities) join Nate Storch (Amenity Analytics CEO) and Bennett Saltzman (Amenity Analytics Senior Data Scientist & ESG Lead) to discuss the opportunities and challenges surrounding ESG that are affecting corporations and investors in 2020.
00:01 Bennett Saltzman (moderator), introduction, topic posed to the group
02:32 Marcelino Ford-Livene response from the corporate side
04:10 Nate Storch response from financial and service-provider perspective
07:27 Olivier Sarfati response from investment side (shifting attitudes on ESG vs. impact investing)
10:27 Bennett Saltzman, topic posed to Sarfati and Ford-Livene
10:52 Olivier Sarfati response
13:41 Marcelino Ford-Livene response
16:56 Bennett Saltzman, how Amenity clients have responded to ESG, topic posed to Sarfati and Ford-Livene
17:57 Marcelino Ford-Livene response
20:52 Olivier Sarfati response
24.22 Nate Storch, how natural language processing is used to address data challenges
26:20 Marcelino Ford-Livene, how Intel is addressing ESG
28:59 Marcelino Ford-Livene, external and internal pressures driving the focus, looking at COVID-19
30:55 Olivier Sarfati, looking at COVID-19, the need for qualitative and particularized metrics, the need for AI
35:53 Marcelino Ford-Livene, as ESG becomes more important to the investment community, corporations need better tools to monitor themselves and assess risks
37:20 Olivier Sarfati, future trends, looking at companies through different weighting of ESG categories and subcategories
39:21 Nate Storch, how Amenity’s tools capture and assess relevant ESG data
45:01 Bennett Saltzman, trend topics posed to group
46:02 Marcelino Ford-Livene response
47:53 Nate Storch response
49:47 Olivier Sarfati response
51:55 Bennett Saltzman closing remarks
Amenity Analytics employs many novel techniques and breakthrough technologies to push the envelope of NLP, Machine Learning, and AI in the field of text mining and information extraction.
Amenity’s proprietary software, VIP, enables users to not only parse with high accuracy, but also add context and metadata to each extraction, increasing the model’s recall and precision to unparalleled levels.
These techniques allow Amenity Analytics to create an ESG investing dataset that encompasses the spectrum of consequential ESG factors.
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