• Sneak peek: The CBI's resilience taxonomy blueprint

    11 May 2023

    The Climate Bonds Initiative's blueprint is intended to provide a practical tool for financial markets to intensify their focus on adaptation and resilience investments, writes Ahren Lester

  • 'Scrap plans' for mandatory reporting of opex EU taxonomy alignment, say companies

    11 May 2023

    French companies have called for the EU to scrap its proposal for the mandatory disclosure of operating expenditure alignment with the taxonomy of sustainable activities, claiming investors are more interested in other information.

  • Sustainalytics: only one firm is aligned with 1.5°C

    10 May 2023

    Morningstar Sustainalytics has provided further details of its recently launched Low Carbon Transition Ratings, revealing that only one company it has assessed so far is currently aligned to a 1.5°C pathway.

  • 'Ground-breaking' CBI resilience taxonomy blueprint launch next week

    10 May 2023

    The Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) will publish a blueprint for its "ground-breaking" climate resilience taxonomy next week, as it looks to catalyse interest and investment in adaptation and resilience projects.

  • Varma weighing merits of EU PABs for high-yield climate benchmark

    10 May 2023

    Varma is preparing to move some of its passive allocations for high-yield corporate issuers to a climate-themed exchange-traded fund (ETF), possibly one that tracks an EU Paris-aligned benchmark (PAB).

  • Assessing the departures from the Net Zero Insurance Alliance

    09 May 2023

    Antitrust concerns are being used as a political cudgel by the fossil fuel industry and its political servants in the US, writes Peter Bosshard

  • ESG-dilutive acquisitions becoming a 'deal-breaker'

    05 May 2023

    M&A deals are no longer just about earnings per share, Trisha Taneja tells Ahren Lester