Bank of Ireland eyes expansion after sustainability-linked farmer loan launch
Bank of Ireland has officially launched its sustainability-linked loan programme for farmers who supply Kerry Dairy, as Ireland's largest agriculture lender prepares to roll it out to more than 20,000 farmers in 2024.
Discussions over inclusion of financial sector in EU due diligence rules shunted to December
Financial institutions calling for the inclusion of the sector in EU due diligence rules will have to wait until next month to find out if they have been successful, when the next meeting of EU institutions is understood to be planned.
ECB should consider nature risks in bond purchases and lending, Elderson says
The European Central Bank (ECB) should "broaden" its efforts to reduce climate risks in its lending and bond purchases to include nature risks - including in its €3 trillion ($3.3 trillion) public sector bond portfolio - according to a member of its executive board.
COP28: Clarity needed on biodiversity offsets, says TNC
More clarity is needed from governments on how biodiversity credits and offsets could work alongside each other, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has urged, ahead of the start of the latest international climate conference (COP28).
COP28: How Article 6 can leverage the voluntary carbon market
As Article 6 policymakers design a new global carbon market, employing proven solutions will accelerate implementation, writes Xpansiv CEO John Melby
SGX: 'Uneven' Singapore climate disclosures a 'reality check'
Climate-related disclosures by Singapore-listed firms remain "uneven" after the recent roll-out of requirements by the Singapore Exchange (SGX), but the stock exchange hopes data from the first round of reporting will spur improvement.
PRI urges investors to push for human rights policies
'Carbon removal' credits given go-ahead by European Parliament
The European Parliament has passed a new framework for certifying carbon removal credits, after raising concerns that regional carbon removal targets will be missed.