• Banks call on EU to provide transition plan guidelines

    05 May 2023

    Banks have called on the EU to catch-up with other jurisdictions - in particular, the UK and Japan - by providing guidance on transition plans and finance.

  • London listing changes would dilute sustainability engagement, investor says

    03 May 2023

    Proposals designed to attract more companies to list on the London Stock Exchange would undermine investors' ability to engage with companies on sustainability issues, an institutional investor has warned.

  • EU's SFDR 'has had fundamental impact in US'

    02 May 2023

    The EU's Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) has "fundamentally" impacted asset managers in the US, a conference heard.

  • MAS's Menon warns of 'significant macroeconomic implications' of biodiversity loss

    02 May 2023

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore's managing director Ravi Menon has urged financial institutions to proactively manage the risk of biodiversity loss, warning it could have "significant macroeconomic implications".

  • Pollination pitches tax to scale biodiversity credit market

    02 May 2023

    Governments could impose a tax on corporates that are harming nature, as a way of fostering biodiversity credit markets, Pollination has said.

  • Australian regulator fines superfund for greenwashing

    02 May 2023

    The Australian regulator has fined the marketing arm of superannuation fund Future Super for alleged greenwashing.

  • Sustainability standards convergence raises 'green bubble' risk, says SEC's Peirce

    02 May 2023

    Introducing substantially identical sustainability standards internationally could create "a global asset bubble" that would heighten financial stability risks, a commissioner at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned.

  • 'Greenwashing claims unlikely' in absence of clear definitions

    28 April 2023

    A 'maelstrom' of regulatory requirements on both sides of the Atlantic has not brought a clear definition of sustainability - which may spare investors from litigation, a webinar heard. Michael Hurley reports