• Aggregate ESG ratings should be abolished

    23 May 2022

    Aggregated environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings should be abolished, according to a survey, as results show that market participants "do not speak the same language" on what ratings are or should be.

  • 2Dii: Should ESG ratings be abolished?

    12 May 2022

    Climate finance think tank 2° Investing Initiative (2Dii) has launched a short survey around environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings...

  • 2DII launches PACTA advisory group

    03 June 2021

    2° Investing Initiative (2DII) has appointed an expert group to advise on new governance for the Paris-based thinktank's climate scenario analysis and alignment methodology.

  • 2DII consults on system 'to design sound climate impact strategies'

    22 April 2021

    2° Investing Initiative has launched a consultation on an 'impact management system' it claims can help financial institutions design "scientifically sound climate impact strategies".

  • Pressure on financial institutions to back up climate pledges growing - 2DII

    23 December 2020

    There is a "pressing need" for financial institutions to provide detailed evidence of the impact of their pledges to help curb climate change - especially as regulators increase their scrutiny of the area, according to thinktank 2° Investing Initiative.

  • Science Based Targets initiative launches financial sector framework

    01 October 2020

    Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has launched its "breakthrough" pilot framework for financial institutions to set science-based climate targets, but campaigners were "disappointed" and "disturbed" by what they perceive to be shortcomings.

  • Rocky Mountain Institute launches climate finance centre with US banks

    09 July 2020

    The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) has launched a research centre to help shape the role that the financial industry has in driving the transition to a low-carbon economy, with four major US banks collaborating on the project