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  • Climate risk among changes to ECB guide on banks' capital requirements calculations

    19 February 2024

    Climate-related risks are among revisions to a guide by the European Central Bank (ECB) on how it expects banks to meet rules on calculating capital requirements for credit risk.

  • EU Council vote on CSDDD delayed again

    19 February 2024
  • JETPs suffer from "insufficient new finance"

    15 February 2024

    There are "insufficient quantities" of new finance for Just Energy Transition Partnerships (JETPs), the Rockefeller Foundation has said, warning that the current structure faces "significant challenges".

  • Tackling climate risks among priorities of ECB's top supervisor

    14 February 2024

    The eurozone's top banking supervisor has warned that "banks will not be immune to risks and unexpected events", including those linked to climate change, as she pointed to a period of greater uncertainty that could impact their profitability.

  • Webinar Q&A: WWF and MAS on 'green' central banking and regulation

    14 February 2024

    Regulators are bolstering their work on transition planning and nature as they look to support the transition to net zero, Annabelle Palmer reports

  • Domestic Chinese sustainability-linked bond market 'lacking credibility'

    14 February 2024

    Chinese onshore sustainability-linked bond (SLB) issuance fell in 2023 after a record 2022 as issuers were "less incentivised" to offer material and credible structures for investors, according to Sustainable Fitch.

  • Green bond investors eschew EDF 'nuclear' green bond

    14 February 2024

    Dedicated green bond investors largely avoided the ground-breaking 'nuclear' green bond from French energy firm EDF, according to Barclays - but there was "good demand" from sustainable investors more widely.

  • 'Nuanced' transition frameworks crucial for meeting COP28 commitments, IEEFA claims

    13 February 2024
  • Investor calls for 'stable policy settings' to deliver transition in UK

    13 February 2024
  • SFDR - still a work-in-progress

    13 February 2024

    What would investors like to see from Version 2.0 of the EU's much-maligned Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation? Michael Hurley reports