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  • $150bn 'at risk from land use change'

    14 March 2024

    Tightening policy and land use changes could see "ill-prepared" investors lose $150 billion by 2030 without action, think tank Inevitable Policy Response has warned, as it called on government to incentivise private investment.

  • NZBA updates guidelines on climate target setting

    14 March 2024
  • Hopes landmark EU nature restoration law will pass, as elections loom

    14 March 2024

    An EU policymaker is "optimistic" that a landmark law to restore nature in the bloc will soon be adopted, the latest in a series of green policies which are expected to be completed ahead of elections later this year.

  • EU preparing biodiversity risk assessment framework

    13 March 2024

    The European Commission is preparing to publish a framework designed to help financial institutions assess nature-related risks in coming weeks, an Environmental Finance conference heard.

  • SEC stumbles into battleground of climate materiality

    12 March 2024

    Letting companies decide whether emissions are material to their business opens the door for disputes, writes Michael Hurley

  • UK to update nature markets strategy

    11 March 2024

    The UK government is set to release an updated version of its nature markets framework this week to improve consistency of nature projects, while also looking to expand collaboration with the financial sector.

  • Spending on ESG data 'to hit $2bn this year'

    11 March 2024
  • UK pensions taskforce tells regulators to consider requiring disclosures on social aspects

    08 March 2024
  • Key vote on CSDDD delayed again

    08 March 2024

    A key vote for EU countries to approve the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) has been delayed again, with Italy and Austria said to be among those to have raised concerns at the latest text.

  • Opportunities and challenges for offshore wind

    08 March 2024

    The industry faces a crucial test in coming months as it looks to shrug off headwinds including inflation and supply chain issues, write Gauthier Martin and Alexander Leff