Abrdn: National ESG scores decline
Abrdn to abstain from say-on-climate votes
Abrdn is to abstain from 'say-on-climate' votes, arguing that there are other ways to tackle climate laggards.
Abrdn launches Asian sustainable bond fund
Video: Abrdn's Nicole Lim on ESG data for investment decision making
Nicole Lim, investment analyst, ESG, Fixed Income at Abrdn, shares her view on ESG data for investment decision making as well as ESG regulation and standards in Asia.
Sustainable finance: key themes for regulation and policy in 2023
The year ahead could be dominated by ESG-related regulation and progress on sustainability data initiatives, Michael Hurley writes
Abrdn exec supports rainforest carbon credits 'OPEC'
An Abrdn executive has expressed her support for a rainforest alliance between Brazil, Indonesia and the Democratic Republic of Congo, which proponents argue could transform markets for carbon credits.
Investor reaction to COP27: 'No confidence 1.5°C target will be hit'
The outcome of the COP27 agreement is a "step in the right direction", despite its failure to commit to phasing down fossil fuels and an overall lack of ambition, investors said.
Abrdn rates corporate disclosure in line with most TNFD metrics 'poor'
Asset manager Abrdn has rated corporate data disclosure of 19 out of 24 of the metrics recommended by the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) as "poor".
COP27 draft criticised for not tackling fossil fuels
The first draft of the COP27 final agreement has been criticised for not committing to reducing fossil fuel usage other than unabated coal, with an institutional investor lamenting the lack of progress.
Abrdn calls on investors to target 'critically underfunded' climate adaptation
Abrdn has called on investors to scale up climate adaptation investment to tackle the 'adaptation financing gap'.