• TNFD explores creating nature database

    23 May 2023

    The Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) is exploring how to set up a database of nature-related information, similar to one being planned for climate.

  • 'Huge opportunities' for gender-focused corporate sustainable bond growth

    22 May 2023

    Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) said there are "huge opportunities" for growth in gender-focused sustainable bond issuance, especially for corporate bonds, as markets increasingly look for instruments tied to "tangible and positive impacts".

  • EU 'overregulating' on green finance, warns UK

    22 May 2023

    The EU may be overregulating when it comes to green finance, a UK minister has claimed.

  • Pollination: 'Massive' climate potential in smallholder farmers

    22 May 2023

    Business models that harness the work of smallholder farmers have "massive" potential for reaping economic and carbon benefits, facilitated by technology, an executive at Pollination has said.

  • Sustainable bond impact reports 'still lack comparability'

    19 May 2023

    Bond issuers 'should do more' to align with impact reporting frameworks, an Environmental Finance webinar heard. Ahren Lester reports

  • Most investors not assessing negative impact risk, says BlueMark

    18 May 2023

    The impact investing market still has 'more work to do' in assessing the risk of negative impacts, impact verification provider BlueMark has said.

  • European Commission to widen scope of materiality assessment in first set of ESRS

    18 May 2023

    The European Commission is set to release delegated acts with key amendments to EFRAG's proposed sustainability reporting standards which some have branded a 'victory for lobbyists'.