• EU rowback on agricultural policy 'irresponsible', say investors

    26 March 2024

    A proposal to water down environmental protections within the EU's Common Agricultural Policy has been deemed "irresponsible" by investors.

  • UK draws fire for insufficient climate finance strategy in face of US, EU plans

    22 November 2023

    The UK government has been criticised by an investor group for failing to detail a comprehensive net-zero investment strategy in its latest set-piece policy announcements, placing it at risk of falling further behind the US and EU in attracting green investment.

  • Require transition plans in Solvency II, EU urged

    13 November 2023
  • Transition plans urged to identify transition nature impacts

    09 October 2023

    Organisations have been urged to identify how their efforts to transition will impact nature and society, and disclose these as part of their transition plans.

  • EU calls on investors to create more transition finance products

    14 June 2023

    The European Commission has called on financial institutions to offer more transition-related financing solutions as well as integrate transition plans further into their risk assessments.

  • 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.