• Opening the black box of sovereign debt and climate risks

    07 December 2023

    Sovereign debt investors are ready to use the first-of-its-kind Ascor tool to assess countries' climate progress, Adam Matthews and Esther Law tell Michael Hurley

  • Alternative data analysis to help identify greenwashing, says Amundi

    21 November 2023

    Alternative data analysis techniques and emerging technologies will help asset managers identify greenwashing, Amundi has predicted.

  • ASCOR to assess countries based on contribution to $100bn climate finance goal

    14 November 2023

    A first-of-its-kind free tool to help bond investors assess countries' climate progress has been launched that will see investors rate sovereigns on factors including their contribution to the problem and the finance they commit to address it, following changes to its draft methodology.

  • Paris-aligned benchmarks boom but are they helping the transition? Part one

    29 May 2023

    Asset owners are placing money in Paris-aligned benchmarks at a quickening rate but questioned whether they facilitate the transition. Michael Hurley reports

  • Calls for the ISSB to place greater focus on transition

    02 February 2023

    Some investors argue the International Sustainability Standards Board needs to place the transition to a net zero economy at the heart of its forthcoming standards. Michael Hurley reports

  • Encouraging transition should be core to ISSB standards, Amundi says

    31 January 2023

    Standard-setters such as the International Standards Board (ISSB) should place greater emphasis on ensuring corporate disclosure of transition plans is detailed enough to help institutional investors, according to Europe's largest asset manager.

  • Amundi to launch ETF tracking Paris-aligned version of CAC40

    13 January 2023

    Amundi is to launch an exchange-traded fund (ETF) replicating a new Paris-aligned version of France's CAC40.