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  • Video: Abrdn's Nicole Lim on ESG data for investment decision making

    13 January 2023

    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

    06 January 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'

    23 November 2022

    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'

    21 November 2022

    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'

    18 November 2022

    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

    17 November 2022

    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

    10 November 2022

    Abrdn has called on investors to scale up climate adaptation investment to tackle the 'adaptation financing gap'.

  • The Future of ESG Data Conference: Highlights

    20 October 2022

    Environmental Finance's in-person conference on The Future of ESG Data this week highlighted the numerous challenges that are being addressed in the space, as related regulatory and market developments unfold at record pace

  • Fund-level scenario analysis requirement is 'regulatory overkill'

    19 October 2022

    The merits and shortcomings of scenario analysis were debated at a panel discussion at The Future of ESG Data conference. Peter Cripps reports