Energy transition race for metals 'could threaten financial stability'
Rapid growth in demand for metals critical for the energy transition "could threaten both price and financial stability", in particular in economies such as those in the EU, researchers at the Banque de France have warned.
'Scrap plans' for mandatory reporting of opex EU taxonomy alignment, say companies
French companies have called for the EU to scrap its proposal for the mandatory disclosure of operating expenditure alignment with the taxonomy of sustainable activities, claiming investors are more interested in other information.
Australian regulator 'anticipates' further action against greenwashing
The Australian regulator has said it anticipates taking further action against greenwashing, with a number of ongoing surveillances and several investigations underway.
Australia commits AUD10m for green bonds, taxonomy work
The Australian government has committed AUD10 million ($6.8 million) to ready its first sovereign green bonds and develop its own taxonomy of sustainable activities.
'Ground-breaking' CBI resilience taxonomy blueprint launch next week
The Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) will publish a blueprint for its "ground-breaking" climate resilience taxonomy next week, as it looks to catalyse interest and investment in adaptation and resilience projects.
Navigating sustainable finance standards: speaker Q&A
In response to a recent Environmental Finance webinar on sustainable finance standards, we have hand-picked a selection of the audience questions for the panel to answer.
EU taxonomy ambition 'insufficient' on nuclear, says Platform
The European Commission's taxonomy proposals for nuclear power generation will fail to ensure such activities do not harm the bloc's environmental objectives,...
Call to exclude biodiversity offsets from EU Taxonomy
The proposed EU taxonomy of sustainable activities should be amended to exclude projects that generate biodiversity offsets, advisory group the Platform on Sustainable Finance (PSF) has said.
Pleas for EU to delay taxonomy reporting or risk poor disclosures
Investors and businesses have asked the EU Commission to delay taxonomy reporting requirements for eligible activities against the four new objectives.
ESG-dilutive acquisitions becoming a 'deal-breaker'
M&A deals are no longer just about earnings per share, Trisha Taneja tells Ahren Lester