• Storebrand: Investors should apply biodiversity exclusions 'much more'

    23 March 2023

    Investors should be adopting the "precautionary principle" around investment exclusions on biodiversity grounds "much more", Storebrand told an Environmental Finance event

  • Forthcoming TNFD metrics would work in sustainability-linked instruments

    23 March 2023

    Metrics to be published by the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) next week should be usable in sustainability-linked instruments, which could speed-up TNFD adoption, a member of the initiative has told an Environmental Finance event

  • ECB says climate 'tilt' cut carbon intensity of bond purchases by 65%

    23 March 2023

    The weighted average carbon intensity (WACI) of corporate bond purchases by the European Central Bank (ECB) was slashed by about 65%, following the introduction of a 'climate tilt' methodology to prioritise 'greener' issuers

  • US ESG pushback won't have staying power, says Breckinridge

    23 March 2023

    The political pushback from some US states on ESG "won't have any staying power", with resistance likely to fade as states realise the imperative to invest for climate resilience, an analyst at Breckinridge Capital Advisors has said.

  • AllianzGI launches sustainability data product

    22 March 2023

    Allianz Global Investors has launched a sustainability data product which it says will enable its investment teams to better navigate the "ever more challenging ESG data landscape".

  • FCA warning on ESG benchmarks 'to be welcomed by investors', says Osmosis

    21 March 2023

    Osmosis Investment Management has welcomed a warning from the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) that it is prepared to take action to tackle poor disclosures by providers of ESG benchmarks.

  • UK FCA warns of action on ESG benchmark failings

    21 March 2023

    The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned it is prepared to take action to tackle poor disclosures by providers of ESG benchmarks, as it identified failings in several areas by all providers.

  • CDP: Finance industry must limit water risk 'blind spots'

    20 March 2023

    More financial institutions need to assess their water risks to help reduce their risk "blind spots", with banks leading the way so far, disclosures platform CDP said.

  • PBAF seeks to nip biodiversity materiality struggles in the bud

    17 March 2023

    The Partnership for Biodiversity Accounting Financials (PBAF) is prioritising helping financial institutions overcome their struggles to assess biodiversity materiality, the organisation has said.