Japan: a land of climate opportunity
Japan has high GHG emissions but its companies provide a compelling energy transition investment opportunity, writes Masayuki Teraguchi
ESG in Fixed Income Americas 2023: Investors call out their green bond market 'grievances'
Investors voiced their frustration at some of the deals in the labelled bond market, unfurling a catalogue of criticisms they hope it will lead to improved quality of transactions.
SUSI Partners backs Chilean solar portfolio with debt financing
Gaia Impact holds first close of second energy transition fund at €40m
Ardian launches nature fund with €1.5bn target
UK banks, insurers told by regulator to improve climate accounting processes
UK banks and insurers have been urged by their regulator to "establish clear plans and timeframes for developing climate accounting capabilities", as it reminded them of expectations to measure and manage climate risks.
Natural Capital Investment Americas 2023: TNFD and biodiversity COP 'signals' to Verra to certify biodiversity credits
Growing demand from project developers and the rise of a nature-related disclosure framework means there are now "enough signals" for Verra to address biodiversity by developing a crediting methodology, an Environmental Finance conference has heard.
Financial institution SFDR reports fail to explain adverse impacts, regulators say
Financial institutions need to improve how they explain why they do not consider the adverse impacts of their investment decisions, EU regulators have said.
Australian companies lagging in net-zero targets, says Climate Action 100+
Australian companies are "lagging in their climate ambition", according to assessments by Climate Action 100+ (CA100+).