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
Rise of ESG external assurance belies data inconsistency
New Zealand consults on climate disclosure rules
Share buybacks must not come at the cost of transition, say MN and PGGM
Oil and gas giants should use record profits to buy back shares only if they do not come at the expense of investing in a "feasible" strategy to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C, according to MN and PGGM.
Delayed European database for disclosures gets Council sign-off
A two-year delay to a proposal for a free, publicly available European Single Access Point (ESAP) for financial and sustainability-related information has been agreed by EU member states.
Last chance to enter Sustainable Company Awards
There is still time to submit an entry for Environmental Finance's inaugural Sustainable Company Awards
Green Century's Samuelrich awaits McDonald's board vote
A sustainable investment specialist will tomorrow learn whether she has won her bid for election to the board of McDonald's, a role for which she was nominated to tackle an animal welfare issue at the fast food giant.