Global accounting standard for 'financed emissions' open for consultation
A Global Carbon Accounting Standard to help international financial institutions consistently measure and disclose the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions financed by their loans and investments is now available for public consultation.
2X Challenge publishes gender equality criteria for investors
The 2X Challenge to invest to improve gender equality has published investment criteria for private financiers, as the initiative announced it has surpassed its initial objective by 50%, to drive $4.5 billion in investments.
An update on the Science Based Targets initiative
Business and science must come together on the path to meeting the goals of the Paris climate agreement, argues Paul Simpson
EU launches NFRD consultation
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the review of the non-financial reporting directive (NFRD) on environmental and social issues - which includes a question on whether companies should be required to report in line with the EU's sustainability Taxonomy.
CDP, CDSB urge companies to 'get ahead of the curve' of EU climate reporting
Companies in the EU have been urged to improve their reporting of environmental information ahead of changes to legislation that are set to ask for more detailed disclosures.
Stock market analysis shows 'flatlining' company disclosure rates
The number of companies disclosing greenhouse gas (GHG) emission data has failed to increase, according to a report by Aviva and Canadian research company Corporate Knights.
CDP announces 179 'A list' leading climate action companies
CDP has named over 170 firms as being global leaders for transparency and action on climate change for 2019.
125 global organisations push for environmental action within supply chains
125 global companies and public organisations are pushing for more action to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and tackle other environmental challenges within supply chains.
Environmental groups target US corporates for climate change action
Eleven environmental groups have sent an open letter to the CEOs of US businesses urging them to step up their action on climate change.
$35trn investors urge governments to step up climate change action
Institutional investors with $35 trillion in assets under management (AUM) have urged the world's governments to do more to tackle climate change ahead of next week's UN climate action summit.