190 investors sign up to collaborative engagement on nature
190 institutional investors have signed up to collaborate to pressure 100 companies to address their negative impacts on nature, on the launch of Nature Action 100 (NA100) at Environmental Finance's Natural Capital Americas conference.
Environmental Finance Sustainable Company Awards winners revealed
The winners of the annual Environmental Finance Sustainable Company Awards have been announced, recognising some of the companies taking the lead in transforming their business practices for a sustainable future.
ICE calls for avoided emissions disclosures standards
Investors demanding disclosure of 'Scope 3' greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions data from companies should also request data on 'avoided emissions' to gain further insights into the low-carbon transition, according to researchers.
ESG ratings 'disincentivise' climate solution providers, Veolia CEO argues
ESG ratings disincentivise companies that provide solutions to help other companies decarbonise, the CEO of Veolia has argued.
Commission makes concession following criticism of ESRS materiality opt-out
Companies that say climate-related matters are not 'material' to them will be required to provide European regulators with a "detailed explanation" why, under revisions to the European Sustainability Reporting Standards.
ESG Data Guide 2023 launched
Environmental Finance has launched its latest annual ESG Data Guide, shining a light on the rapid evolution of the ESG data market.
ISSB to bring 'substantial costs' to companies, but could lower cost of capital
Applying the standards proposed by the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) could bring "substantial" costs to preparers of the information, but also potential benefits such as a lower cost of capital.
'New era' for sustainability reporting as IFRS unveils standards
Standards that can provide a "common language" for sustainability-related disclosures have been published, "ushering in a new era" for companies and investors globally, according to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation.
Resolve 'worrying' inconsistencies in EU reporting regimes, says PGGM
The EU must resolve "inconsistencies" between its reporting requirements for corporates and financial institutions, according to a senior executive at PGGM.