• AI can help investors stay ahead of climate change

    18 May 2023

    Investors can use artificial intelligence to help portfolio companies tackle climate-related risks, argues Matt Goldklang

  • SEC risks becoming 'global police' on ESG, commissioner says

    17 May 2023

    Companies outside the US are increasingly likely to be prosecuted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for misleading or incomplete sustainability-related disclosures - risking making the US regulator the "global police" on ESG, an SEC commissioner has argued.

  • Chubb: we have "no control" over insureds' emissions

    17 May 2023

    Chubb's board of directors has said it has no control over its insureds' emissions and no basis to know how any change in its underwriting or investment activity would reduce such emissions.

  • Eiopa launches free app to help with physical climate risk modelling

    17 May 2023

    The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (Eiopa) has launched free software in a bid to help bring climate and natural catastrophe modelling to a wider range of users.

  • Hong Kong's reporting changes to 'enhance disclosures in mainland China'

    16 May 2023

    Upcoming changes to reporting standards in Hong Kong could enhance sustainability reporting across mainland China, Sustainable Fitch has said.

  • MSCI bemoans 'fuzzy' corporate transition plans

    15 May 2023

    Only one-fifth of listed companies' decarbonisation targets are aligned with the 1.5°C goal of the Paris Agreement, MSCI said, as it criticised "fuzzy" disclosures lacking crucial information.

  • We cannot ignore nature, warns German central bank

    15 May 2023

    The profitability of banks will be put at risk if they continue to ignore nature-related risks, Deutsche Bundesbank's Sabine Mauderer warned,...

  • EU Council edges towards mandatory ESG disclosure for sustainable bonds

    12 May 2023

    The European Council has publicly moved towards agreeing to include mandatory environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures for all labelled sustainable bonds into EU bond prospectus rules,...

  • Take ESG ratings with a pinch of salt, says Stewart Investors

    12 May 2023

    Reliance on 'meaningless' ESG ratings could jeopardise the credibility of sustainable finance, Stewart Investors tells Genevieve Redgrave

  • France's Article 29 inspired Clarity AI's biodiversity footprint tool

    12 May 2023

    The biodiversity 'footprint' tool launched by technology platform Clarity AI was inspired by French regulation, an executive at the company has said.