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  • ICMA working group considering including avoided emissions in bond, loan principles

    28 February 2024

    The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) has set up a working group to consider including 'avoided emissions' in principles for sustainability bonds and loans.

  • EU due diligence rules 'back to square one' as countries reject text

    28 February 2024

    The EU's Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) is in peril after EU member states voted down the latest text, forcing it back to the European Parliament just three months before the end of its mandate.

  • CA100+ defends phase 2 approach, after big name departures

    27 February 2024

    Climate Action 100+ has defended its updated approach, which has been blamed for three of its biggest signatories walking away from the climate engagement initiative earlier this month.

  • S&P launches two biodiversity benchmarks

    27 February 2024

    S&P Dow Jones Indices has launched two biodiversity benchmarks, tracking a subset of equities within the S&P 500 and S&P Global LargeMidCap indices.

  • Bain is first company to make VCMI credit claim

    27 February 2024

    Management consultancy Bain & Company become the first organisation to make the highest-level of carbon integrity claim under the Voluntary Carbon Market Integrity Initiative (VCMI) claims code.