• The EU's SFDR - is it 'unstable'?

    27 April 2023

    The controversy kicked up by the regulation shows it is having the desired effect of 'separating the wheat from the chaff', argues Sergio de Carvalho

  • SEC climate disclosure law 'to be delayed to H2'

    26 April 2023

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) planned climate disclosure rules are likely to be delayed to the second half of 2023, an Environmental Finance conference heard.

  • Financial institutions in scope of EU due diligence rules after vote

    26 April 2023

    Financial institutions would be required to disclose climate transition plans and conduct due diligence to ensure they do not contribute to negative impacts across their value chain, under new rules agreed by an influential EU Parliamentary committee.

  • Singapore and China to make taxonomies interoperable

    25 April 2023

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the People's Bank of China have announced plans to make the Singaporean and Chinese sustainability taxonomies interoperable, as part of deeper sustainable finance cooperation between the two nations.

  • 'Reasonable to expect' banks will meet ECB climate expectations, says Elderson

    24 April 2023

    It is "reasonable to expect" Eurozone banks will, by 2024, close the gap between their currently inadequate disclosures on climate-related risks and the expectations of the European Central Bank (ECB), according to a senior central banker.

  • ECB and EIOPA call for EU wide natural disaster insurance scheme

    24 April 2023

    The creation of a pan-EU public scheme for "less frequent, large-scale disasters" could complement existing insurance offerings and contribute to closing the climate insurance protection gap, two major European supervisors have said.

  • CBI climate resilience taxonomy expected in 'next few weeks'

    21 April 2023

    The Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) is expecting to publish the first framework paper for its climate resilience taxonomy in the next few weeks, according to its chief executive.

  • ECB warns banks are still failing on climate disclosures, and threatens action

    21 April 2023

    Eurozone banks have been given a stern warning by the European Central Bank (ECB) that it is ready to act if they do not improve "insufficient" disclosures on climate ahead of rules coming into force this year.