• G7 encourages transition plan implementation

    22 May 2023

    The leaders of the world's biggest economies have called on the private sector to set and implement "credible" climate transition plans in line with the Paris Agreement.

  • G7 rowback raises fears for ISSB adoption

    15 May 2023

    Concerns have been raised about how widely the International Sustainability Standards Board's (ISSB) forthcoming disclosure standards will be adopted, after G7 finance ministers appeared to scale back their commitment to using it as a global baseline.

  • Financial institutions in scope of EU due diligence rules after vote

    26 April 2023

    Financial institutions would be required to disclose climate transition plans and conduct due diligence to ensure they do not contribute to negative impacts across their value chain, under new rules agreed by an influential EU Parliamentary committee.

  • COP27 agrees loss and damages fund, and need to 'transform' financial system

    21 November 2022

    The COP27 talks have ended with a ground-breaking agreement to set up 'loss and damages' fund, but failed to make the strong progress in tackling emissions that many had hoped for.

  • G20 countries vow to align public-private finance on biodiversity

    17 November 2022

    G20 leaders have vowed to align public and private financial flows on biodiversity, in a bid to halt and reverse biodiversity loss by 2030.

  • Voluntary groups may have reached their limit, says E3G

    11 October 2022

    Voluntary climate governance mechanisms may "have reached their limit" according to E3G.

  • The EU's taxonomy: the mess we're in

    21 January 2022

    The EU has got itself in a mess over the taxonomy. What are its possible routes out, asks Kate Levick

  • Germany is against nuclear in taxonomy, says minister

    10 January 2022

    Germany's environment minister has said the country's coalition government will tell the European Commission that the EU's biggest economy is against proposals to define nuclear energy generation as 'green'.

  • E3G: Four reasons governments not tackling climate change

    24 December 2021

    Think tank E3G has flagged four impediments to governments for preparing national economies from the threat of climate change.

  • Green Finance Institute launches EU building coalition

    23 November 2021

    The UK's Green Finance Institute (GFI) has launched a coalition to boost private investment in building renovations in EU countries.