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  • Navigating policy uncertainty in sustainable investing

    26 June 2024

    Despite the risk of policies being dialled back, the issue is speed rather than direction, writes Victoria MacLean

  • $15trn of investors back PRI's deforestation engagement initiative

    26 June 2024

    Investors including UBS and APG have joined the Principles for Responsible Investment's (PRI) newly launched nature engagement initiative, SPRING, which will target 40 companies globally on their deforestation lobbying activities.

  • ICMA Principles to publish whitepaper on SLB 'best practices'

    26 June 2024

    The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) working group on sustainability-linked bonds will publish a paper on the "best practices" in the market after ascertaining a "clearer idea" of how to improve the instrument.

  • ICMA working on detailed 'green enabling' project checklist after guidance

    26 June 2024

    The International Capital Market Association (ICMA)-administered Principles is working on a "detailed checklist" to help issuers and investors use its newly released 'green enabling' project guidance.

  • Disclosure frameworks are hyped up, says JP Morgan in speech disrupted by climate protester

    25 June 2024

    Policy makers need to "get real" about enabling the transition, instead of being "overly obsessed with disclosures", warned JP Morgan, in a panel discussion which was interrupted by a shouting climate protester.

  • Japan consults on asset owner principles that encourage sustainable investing

    25 June 2024
  • ICMA, LMA release 'sustainability-linked loan bond' guidance

    25 June 2024

    Two debt industry bodies have jointly published guidance for the issuance of bonds dedicated to financing sustainability-linked loans (SLLs) in order to develop a new sustainable finance product and support the credibility of the performance-based lending instrument.

  • ICMA publishes innovative 'green enabler' sustainable bond guidance

    25 June 2024

    The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) has published "ground-breaking" guidance for financing 'green enabling' projects in sustainable bonds amid issuer caution in using these critical transition projects in green finance instruments.

  • Lack of policy guardrails 'enabling transition-washing'

    24 June 2024
  • ISSB tie-up with TPT sees it join crowded field of transition planning guidance

    24 June 2024

    The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) will provide guidance on climate transition planning following an agreement to "assume responsibility for" the UK Transition Plan Taskforce (TPT)'s disclosure-specific materials.