• EU countries agree weakened text for green claims directive

    18 June 2024

    EU countries have agreed a text for the proposed Green Claims Directive which contains weaker language on the use of carbon credits than that agreed by the European Parliament.

  • Nature Restoration Law 'at risk' after EU elections, UBS predicts

    13 June 2024

    UBS has identified the proposed EU Nature Restoration Law as being "at risk" following the outcome of European Parliamentary elections, and a rule to phase out all new internal combustion engine car sales by 2035 could also be a casualty.

  • ESRS for specific sectors and non-EU companies delayed by two years

    30 April 2024
  • European Parliament votes to 'break down' composite ESG ratings

    26 April 2024

    The European Parliament has given the go-ahead to 'world first' regulation on ESG ratings, which encourages an end to the use of aggregate ratings that give an overall sustainability score.

  • European Parliament approves 'world first' carbon removal certificate

    11 April 2024

    The European Parliament has formally approved a certification framework for carbon removal projects, but carbon market participants have warned this does not go far enough.

  • CSDDD clears hurdle after approval in Parliamentary committee

    19 March 2024
  • CSDDD not dead yet, with Council still negotiating, MEP says

    29 February 2024
  • EU due diligence rules 'back to square one' as countries reject text

    28 February 2024

    The EU's Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) is in peril after EU member states voted down the latest text, forcing it back to the European Parliament just three months before the end of its mandate.

  • European Parliament passes 'world first' nature restoration law

    28 February 2024

    Investors have welcomed the European Parliament passing the "world first" Nature Restoration Law, calling it a "watershed" moment for a nature-positive economy.

  • EU one step closer to 'world first' carbon removal certificate

    20 February 2024

    The European Council and Parliament has provisionally agreed to set up a 'first of its kind' carbon removal certification framework, in a bid to give carbon removal projects more credibility.