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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR
Incorporating ESG Sentiment into Investment Strategies


Quantifying Sustainability in Global News and Social Media.

Articles about environmental changes, social impacts and governance quality saturate news and social media making identifying which companies and countries are behaving sustainably or unsustainably challenging. ESG scores provide information that can improve financial performance and reduce risk.  

Refinitiv and MarketPsych have partnered to create the multi-dimensional Refinitiv MarketPsych ESG Analytics. The new analytics tool provides numerical ESG insights on companies and countries based on news and social media monitoring in near real time.  

Complete the form to access our complimentary on-demand webinar to hear how AI-based natural language processing (NLP) engine has been utlised to provide numerical ESG insights on companies and countries to drive better investment decisions.  

Webinar Details
Format: On-demand
Duration: 1 Hour


Speakers:
  • Dr Richard Peterson, CEO - MarketPsych
  • Franita Neuville, CFA, Research & Portfolio Management Sales Director - Refinitiv


Topics discussed:

  • The benefits of ESG sentiment in investment decision making
  • The challenge of news and social media sentiment analysis
  • Monitoring ESG performance via real-time ESG data
  • Quantitative research on the predictive power of ESG scores
Speakers
Dr Richard Peterson, CEO - MarketPsych

Richard Peterson is CEO of MarketPsych Data which produces psychological and macroeconomic data derived from text analytics of news and social media. MarketPsych’s data is consumed by the world’s largest hedge funds, banks, and governments. Dr. Peterson is psychiatrist and an award-winning financial writer, an associate editor of the Journal of Behavioral Finance, has published widely in academia, and performed postdoctoral neuroeconomics research at Stanford University. 
Franita Neuville, CFA, Research & Portfolio Management Sales Director - Refinitiv

Franita has 17 years’ experience in financial markets and heads up a team of sales professionals, focused on selling Refinitiv’s Research & Portfolio Management proposition to enable the provision of innovative technology platforms to financial institutions. Prior to joining Refinitiv (back then Thomson Reuters) in May 2016, Franita was the Head of Equity Research Sales at NOAH Capital Markets. Franita holds an M.Comm in Economics from the University of Stellenbosch and is a CFA Charterholder. Franita lives in Johannesburg, South Africa with her husband and 3 year-old son, is a self-proclaimed “foodie” and enjoys reading, traveling (substituted with stay-cations in 2020) and spending time with her loved ones.



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