2RSquared and OWL ESG announce ESG Data Partnership

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OWL ESG, the US-based ESG data solutions provider, and 2RSquared, the cloud-based SaaS platform for investment design and delivery, are proud to announce an ESG data integration partnership.

With this partnership, users of 2RSquared’s technology platform ‘LAB’ will have access to OWL ESG’s sustainability insights. LAB offers research capabilities and the ability to create tradeable investment strategies incorporating various sources of data, servicing different styles of investment management.

“Integrating with 2RSquared is a very important step for OWL ESG” said Ben Webster, CEO of OWL ESG. “2RSquared’s platform LAB is targeting a broad set of users from asset managers to wealth managers, banks and asset owners, and will empower them to apply OWL ESG’s highly accurate ESG data flexibly and efficiently into their portfolio management process. The fact that LAB facilitates hyper-customised ESG portfolios at scale will allow our customers to express individual ESG preferences in a much more nuanced way than ever before.”

Raj Amin, CEO of 2RSquared said: “ESG and sustainability are increasingly important elements of investment strategies, and the inclusion of OWL ESG’s data on to our platform LAB adds greater sophistication to our users looking to create sustainable investment strategies. LAB streamlines the investment design and delivery process for any kind of ESG integration into an investment strategy. The inclusion of OWL ESG data on our platform will make it easier for our users to understand the ESG profile of their strategies, make informed decisions and make their portfolios fully auditable regarding the chosen ESG implementation method.”

About 2RSquared: 2RSquared offers LAB – a next generation SaaS platform for investment strategy or index design and delivery. In a world where investing is increasingly driven by data and computational power, favouring the largest asset managers, 2RSquared empowers all investment managers to bridge the gap from data to performance with a powerful, easy to use and cost-effective solution. LAB is a high spec cloud native technology with a simple no-code interface, the ability to perform highly complex calculations very fast and in-built visualisations at every step. LAB enables investment managers to transform their clients’ individual goals, whether for risk/return or ESG into customised investment solutions, where pre-trade, the client can be brought digitally into the investment design journey and post-trade, the client can analyse their investments interactively and on-demand. 2RSquared makes scalable personalised investments possible for the first time.

About OWL ESG: OWL ESG is a financial technology company that is transforming how ESG data is gathered, analysed, researched, and applied. Through our unique AI tools, we empower our clients to confidently make impactful decisions at the speed of technology, but at a fraction of the cost. OWL leverages these AI tools to frequently and efficiently gather ESG data on thousands of companies. Institutional investors, financial technology platforms, and corporate consultants across the world rely on both OWL’s SaaS tools and up-to-date, accurate, source transparent, and verifiable ESG data to achieve their ESG objectives and to make a positive impact for their stakeholders and the world.