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  • TCFD plans to recommend 'forward-looking' disclosures

    10 June 2021

    The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) secretariat plans to update its guidance to recommend signatories provide "forward-looking" information related to climate risks and opportunities over short-, medium-, and long-term time horizons.

  • News round-up: Global Investor Statement, ICE and CoE Pensions

    10 June 2021
  • Church of England Pension Board welcomes Shell CEO's statement

    10 June 2021
  • EFAMA calls for more time to help report in line with the taxonomy

    10 June 2021

    The EU has been urged to give investors more time to help them report the alignment...

  • IIRC, SASB merge to form Value Reporting Foundation

    09 June 2021

    The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) have confirmed their merger to form the Value Reporting Foundation.

  • S&P's Trucost calls for biodiversity risk data platform

    07 June 2021

    The idea for a platform for hosting data showing the risk of biodiversity loss to financial institutions has been raised by Trucost, which sits within S&P Global's market and analytics arm.

  • Q&A with David Craig, co-chair of the TNFD

    07 June 2021

    The goal of the TNFD is to ensure that nature-related costs and risks are factored into financial flows, and that money is redirected to be nature positive, Craig tells Michael Hurley

  • G7 backs mandatory TCFD reporting

    07 June 2021

    The Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors of the Group of Seven (G7) wealthy democracies have expressed their support for "moving towards mandatory climate-related financial disclosures", setting the stage for such reporting to become the norm across multiple jurisdictions.

  • SEC ESG disclosures should not be filed publicly to avoid litigation risk, says Commissioner

    04 June 2021

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) should only require public companies to provide mandatory environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures to the regulator privately rather than file them publicly, according to a SEC commissioner.

  • Nature goes mainstream - Welcome the TNFD

    04 June 2021

    Today's launch of the TNFD is an important step towards ensuring financial flows are redirected to make a positive contribution to nature, writes Simon Zadek