Railpen welcomes proposed tightening of UK Corporate Governance Code
Pension fund Railpen has welcomed potential changes to the UK Corporate Governance Code to bolster the role of sustainability and ESG reporting in the responsibilities of company board and audit committees.
Common-ground taxonomy to be expanded
The Common Ground Taxonomy (CGT) of sustainable activities is being extended beyond the EU and China, by the International Platform on Sustainable Finance, Ma Jun has said.
EU database for sustainability information to cover green bonds
Plans to create a free-to-use database of EU sustainability disclosures passed a key milestone, after politicians struck an agreement on its development which will extend its coverage to include green bonds.
Just Energy Transition Partnerships 'ready for investment'
From Genevieve Redgrave at the Net Zero Delivery Summit
Ground-breaking PRI sovereign investor engagement initiative expands
More investors have been asked to join a ground-breaking collaborative fixed income investor engagement initiative for sovereign issuers coordinated by the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
Engage countries on economic freedoms to bring ESG benefits, says MSIM
Investors are "less credible" when engaging with policymakers on ESG, and should focus instead on improving economic freedom, Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) told Environmental Finance.
ELFA, ICMA publish high-yield SLB guidance to 'enhance effectiveness'
Recommendations have been published to "enhance the impact and effectiveness" of the high-yield sustainability-linked bond (SLB) market, after areas of "unique" inconsistency and inadequacy were identified.
EU 'overregulating' on green finance, warns UK
The EU may be overregulating when it comes to green finance, a UK minister has claimed.
G7 encourages transition plan implementation
The leaders of the world's biggest economies have called on the private sector to set and implement "credible" climate transition plans in line with the Paris Agreement.