Carney: More capital must be allocated to help dirty companies transition
The bulk of capital needs to flow to companies that are not yet aligned with the goals of the Paris climate agreement but need investment to help them shift, Mark Carney has said.
ISSB standards to be ready by year-end, and will reference EU's
Eagerly anticipated global standards for sustainability reporting will be available at the start of next year, and will reference the EU's standards.
Interview: Maersk on limited and reasonable assurance
Following her appearance at The Future of ESG Data conference, Lene Bjørn Serpa, Maersk's head of corporate sustainability and ESG, discusses the role of assurance in strengthening internal controls. Interview by Vincent Huck
Sustainability standards will transform investor relations
Having a set of sustainability standards will facilitate corporates' relations with their investors and focus discussion on qualitative aspects rather than data issues...
Shorting stocks can be climate engagement tool, Jefferies says
Investors that buy and sell stocks in the hope that they lose value "could serve as an indirect engagement tool in pushing companies to reduce their carbon footprint", according to Jefferies.
OECD publishes '10 key elements' of credible transition plans
IOSCO welcomes work on global sustainability assurance standards
The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has welcomed work to develop globally applicable standards for the assurance of sustainability-related information.
G7 companies heading for 2.7°C of warming, says CDP
Companies based in the G7 are collectively aligned with a scenario that would see 2.7°C of global warming, according to analysis of their emissions reduction targets by CDP.
ESG litigation risks are gaining momentum
Investors are among those that could stake their claim against corporate greenwashing, write Leigh Callaway and Tim Reinhard