TNFD to release disclosure metrics next week
The Taskforce for Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) is set to release, for the first time, a draft reporting framework with a set of 14 external disclosure metrics next week.
Storebrand: Investors should apply biodiversity exclusions 'much more'
Investors should be adopting the "precautionary principle" around investment exclusions on biodiversity grounds "much more", Storebrand told an Environmental Finance event
Forthcoming TNFD metrics would work in sustainability-linked instruments
Metrics to be published by the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) next week should be usable in sustainability-linked instruments, which could speed-up TNFD adoption, a member of the initiative has told an Environmental Finance event
ECB says climate 'tilt' cut carbon intensity of bond purchases by 65%
The weighted average carbon intensity (WACI) of corporate bond purchases by the European Central Bank (ECB) was slashed by about 65%, following the introduction of a 'climate tilt' methodology to prioritise 'greener' issuers
Unpacking the EU's Green Deal Industrial Plan
The Net Zero Industry Act and the Critical Raw Materials Act set out goals for the development of the green industry in the EU, writes Lothar Van Driessche
US ESG pushback won't have staying power, says Breckinridge
The political pushback from some US states on ESG "won't have any staying power", with resistance likely to fade as states realise the imperative to invest for climate resilience, an analyst at Breckinridge Capital Advisors has said.
Asian investors have woken up to climate risks, says Robeco
Transition and physical risks are being assessed more by investors in Asia Pacific than any other region, Robeco has said.
TNFD should place more emphasis on supply chains for agrifood, pilot finds
The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) framework should place more emphasis on supply chains over the locations of operations for the agrifood sector, a pilot has suggested.