Impact accounting: A 'gamechanger' in impact investment?
A model for 'impact valuation' could transform how investors view their contribution to sustainability issues, argues Astanor Ventures. Michael Hurley reports
Impact accounting framework aims for integration with ISSB, ESRS standards
The IFVI and the Value Balancing Alliance are developing a methodology that seeks to appropriate concepts from the world of financial accounting and could also use information from key sustainability reporting standards. Michael Hurley reports
Nature data: roaming free?
Commercial data providers should back development of free-to-use platforms, according to RS Metrics. Genevieve Redgrave reports.
Mexico: Acting fast to embed Sustainable Taxonomy in market
Mexico intends to back-up its landmark green and social taxonomy with a regulatory roll-out plan within a year, deputy finance minister Gabriel Yorio González tells Ahren Lester
Can COP28 turn the tide?
With 100 days until COP28 in Dubai, can the summit reassure investors that the slide into climate catastrophe can be stopped, asks Peter Cripps
COP28 needs to deliver clarity on Article 6
With 100 days to go until COP28, the conference needs to nail down the technicalities of Article 6, if the carbon markets are to be used to help meet national emissions reduction targets, writes Genevieve Redgrave
With a watered-down NZIA, where do insurers' climate commitments stand?
After six of the eight founding members left the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance, Joshua Geer investigates if their ambitions stand
TNFD and the rise of nature disclosure regulation
Nature-related disclosure requirements are quickly set to become the norm, catalysed by the TNFD, writes Rebecca Perlman
Foresight aims for engagement benefit from proprietary ESG data platform
Foresight says its recently launched sustainability reporting database will bolster its investment decision-making and engagement. Genevieve Redgrave reports
Gabon deal shows rise of nature bond conversions
The Gabon blue bond is the third debt-for-nature deal of this type signed in the last year, boosting confidence these transactions can be scaled. Ahren Lester writes