• COP15: A historical moment for biodiversity and corporate disclosure

    23 December 2022

    To make the 'Paris agreement for nature' a success, countries should waste no time in making biodiversity reporting legally mandatory, argues CDP's Mirjam Wolfrum

  • COP15: What financial institutions want

    06 December 2022

    Before the COP15 biodiversity conference opens this week, Thomas Cox rounds up what financial experts expect from the event

  • 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.

  • COP27: Carney says data platform will bring accountability to transition plans

    11 November 2022

    Mark Carney has said a proposed free-to-use climate data platform will bring accountability to financial institutions' climate transition targets.

  • COP27: ISSB signs partnership framework with 20 organisations

    09 November 2022

    Interoperability framework with EFRAG still in the woodwork, while CDP integrates IFRS S2

  • Credit-focused harmonised ESG reporting tool launched

    08 November 2022

    A harmonised environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting tool for the private credit market has been launched which is intended to give private creditors a "bigger voice" during the investment process by improving data availability.

  • COP27: ISSB hails 'milestone' CDP, NZDPU tie-ups

    08 November 2022

    The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) hailed "key milestone" agreements with the CDP and Net Zero Data Public Utility (NZDPU) it said will boost implementation of its standards.

  • $42trn investor group tells governments to act on methane pledge

    02 November 2022

    602 investors representing about $42 trillion in assets under management have called on governments ahead of COP27 to implement five policy actions, including committing to implement the Global Methane Pledge.

  • Financial institutions demand mandatory biodiversity disclosures at COP15

    27 October 2022

    An alliance of financial institutions and businesses with over $1.5 trillion in revenue has asked governments to make biodiversity disclosures mandatory by 2030 at the COP15 conference.