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  • ESG Book: Financial benefit of California climate disclosure bills outweigh costs

    10 October 2023

    The landmark Californian corporate climate disclosure bills are as much about demonstrating "fiscal prudence and strategic investment" to investors as it is about climate action, according to ESG Book.

  • 190 investors sign up to collaborative engagement on nature

    26 September 2023

    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

    13 September 2023

    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

    23 August 2023

    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

    03 August 2023

    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

    31 July 2023

    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

    05 July 2023

    Environmental Finance has launched its latest annual ESG Data Guide, shining a light on the rapid evolution of the ESG data market.

  • TPI management scores 'reliable sign of decarbonisation', says FTSE Russell

    28 June 2023
  • ISSB to bring 'substantial costs' to companies, but could lower cost of capital

    26 June 2023

    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

    26 June 2023

    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.