New Cellenus ESG for Muni’s dataset features ESG topics across all 1.5 million active CUSIP’s to reduce investment risk
Bitvore, the.leading provider of AI-driven intelligence for third-party risk management, today announced availability of a new Cellenus Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) dataset targeting the municipal bond market.
ESG refers to the three central factors in measuring the sustainability and societal impact of municipal bond debt issuances. These criteria help to better determine the future financial performance of issuers in terms of return and risk. Bitvore’s continuously updated ESG topics are derived from over 60K quality unstructured data sources (including news, press releases, EMMA filings and more), and identify what nearly 50k issuers are doing regarding ESG transparency.
"We’re excited to announce our new Bitvore Cellenus ESG Dataset for the municipal bond market,” said Elizabeth Pritchard, CEO, Bitvore. “It is fast becoming a requirement for investors to evaluate the financials of a muni offering together with the sustainability impact. Our new ESG insights will allow municipal bond analysts to get the full picture of the value of a bond.”
The Cellenus Muni ESG dataset is derived from more than 60K unique unstructured data sources, including both publicly available and licensed subscription sources. Using machine learning models and NLP, Bitvore derives 34 unique ESG Muni topics, allowing customers to quickly identify specific ESG topics of interest such as GHG emissions, Diversity & Inclusion, Climate Change, Cybersecurity and more. In addition to the continuously updated ESG topics, Bitvore allows existing customers to effortlessly request ESG topics be included into daily surveillance alerts. Bitvore’s surveillance alerts assist in mapping out any potential ESG risk that may be found in a portfolio of municipal bonds or across a sector.
For the full press release on Bitvore Cellenus ESG Dataset, access here.