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  • 'A standard for what good looks like for transition plans would help'

    22 July 2024

    UBS's Judson Berkey has backed the idea of a global standard for transition plans, with the ISSB being a natural home for such a standard.

  • US banks 'concerned' Basel climate scenario work could affect capital adequacy ratios

    17 July 2024

    An influential group of some of the US' biggest banks has said it is "concerned" that work by the Basel Committee could prematurely lead banking supervisors to change capital adequacy requirements based on the results of climate scenario analysis.

  • Putting transition plans to the test: Moody's

    16 July 2024

    Investors face a tough task in scrutinising corporate transition plans - but an increasing number of products promise to help. In the first in a series, Michael Hurley examines Moody's Net Zero Assessment

  • Financial institutions' physical risks could be underestimated by 70%

    04 July 2024

    An EU-funded study has warned that European financial institutions' physical climate risk assessments are inadequate, and could be underestimating 'value at risk' by up to 70%.

  • Credible climate claims: five key steps for companies

    04 July 2024

    Credible claims can set a company apart as a leader in sustainability, writes Sheri Hickok

  • CPP says lack of interim net zero target helps it make transition investments

    02 July 2024

    CPP Investments has committed to reduce its emissions to net zero by 2050, but has declined to set an interim target, arguing this allows it to invest in high-emitting companies to help them transition.

  • Methane: the financial sector's blind spot

    01 July 2024

    The financial sector must step up and play a more active role in addressing methane emissions, including those from agriculture, write Alma Castrejon-Davila and Peter Elwin

  • TransitionArc launched to 'supercharge' transition plan analysis

    27 June 2024

    CDP, Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) and the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) have collaborated with Climate Arc to launch a "one-stop tool to assess corporate transitions" that a senior executive said would "supercharge" such analysis.

  • LGIM to partially divest from Glencore over coal plans

    26 June 2024

    Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has said it will divest from Glencore over the mining company's plans to expand its production of thermal coal.

  • Barclays' Hanna: We need to agree rules of the road on transition

    29 May 2024

    Barclays sees defining transition finance and boosting funding for climate tech as key challenges, Daniel Hanna tells Peter Cripps