Should non-financial reporting frameworks be harmonised?
There is a baffling array of sustainability-focused reporting frameworks and standards. Would it be beneficial to bring them into alignment, asks Elena Johansson.
Capital goods sector 'disappoints on reporting Scope 3 emissions'
The capital goods sector's disclosure and management of Scope 3 emissions is poor, and lags that of the autos sector, a report has found.
Ambachtsheer leaves Mercer to join BNP
Jane Ambachtsheer has left her role at consultancy giant Mercer to join BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM).
90% of Green Finance Summit participants vote for mandatory TCFD
There was 90% support for making the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) mandatory within five years, according to a poll of the audience at the Green Finance Summit in London.
Rick Stathers joins Aviva Investors' growing ESG team
Rick Stathers has been appointed as senior ESG analyst, and Sora Utzinger as ESG analyst by Aviva Investors. Both were previously at CDP.
Science-based targets gain traction in climate fund rating methodology
A tool designed to help investors assess carbon risks in their portfolios has been updated to incorporate ‘science-based targets’, in a sign of the growing significance of these targets.
Climate Action 100+ expands its reach and attracts new backers
An additional 61 companies have been added to Climate Action 100+ list, increasing the reach of the investor-backed initiative that aims to engage with "systemically important greenhouse gas emitters".
Leading retailers and RBC act on supply chain emissions
Three of the world's 20 leading retailers – CVS Health, Target Corporation and Tesco – have joined Walmart in requesting information on their suppliers' carbon emissions as part of an initiative to improve supply chain sustainability.
Amundi's early mover
Frédéric Samama has been a key mover in the Portfolio Decarbonisation Coalition, the creation of low-carbon indexes, and now the world's biggest green bond fund. He talks to Peter Cripps
Members of EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance announced
The European Commission has announced the members of its Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance.