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  • TransitionArc launched to 'supercharge' transition plan analysis

    27 June 2024

    CDP, Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) and the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) have collaborated with Climate Arc to launch a "one-stop tool to assess corporate transitions" that a senior executive said would "supercharge" such analysis.

  • Global Canopy to assess companies on deforestation action

    27 June 2024

    Global Canopy has announced plans to assess companies on their level of progress towards eliminating progress, in a bid to improve investor engagement.

  • Google Ventures leads $18m funding into Climate X

    26 June 2024
  • ICMA Principles to publish whitepaper on SLB 'best practices'

    26 June 2024

    The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) working group on sustainability-linked bonds will publish a paper on the "best practices" in the market after ascertaining a "clearer idea" of how to improve the instrument.

  • ICMA working on detailed 'green enabling' project checklist after guidance

    26 June 2024

    The International Capital Market Association (ICMA)-administered Principles is working on a "detailed checklist" to help issuers and investors use its newly released 'green enabling' project guidance.

  • Nature and impact data firm has 'concerns' about data estimation issues

    25 June 2024

    Global nature and impact data provider GIST Impact has said it "shares concerns" about the accuracy of data estimates and machine learning models, calling for more standards to deliver legitimacy and more innovation.

  • Net Zero Investment Framework reduces focus on financed emissions, warning of 'perverse outcomes'

    25 June 2024

    The second version of the widely used Net Zero Investment Framework investor transition planning guide has been published, with a reduced focus on encouraging the reduction of emissions linked to financing.

  • ICMA, LMA release 'sustainability-linked loan bond' guidance

    25 June 2024

    Two debt industry bodies have jointly published guidance for the issuance of bonds dedicated to financing sustainability-linked loans (SLLs) in order to develop a new sustainable finance product and support the credibility of the performance-based lending instrument.

  • Disclosure data checklist among ICMA SLB Principles updates

    25 June 2024

    The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) has published an updated version of the Sustainability-Linked Bond Principles (SLBP) which includes a new disclosure data checklist intended to "harmonise" and strengthen disclosures for the performance-based instrument.

  • ICMA publishes innovative 'green enabler' sustainable bond guidance

    25 June 2024

    The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) has published "ground-breaking" guidance for financing 'green enabling' projects in sustainable bonds amid issuer caution in using these critical transition projects in green finance instruments.