Two-year delay to CSRD sector-specific reporting agreed by parliamentary committee
A two-year delay to reporting in line with sector-specific standards under the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) has been agreed by the EU parliament's economic and monetary affairs committee.
EU Parliament, Council reach building energy performance deal
'Carbon removal' credits given go-ahead by European Parliament
The European Parliament has passed a new framework for certifying carbon removal credits, after raising concerns that regional carbon removal targets will be missed.
ESAP data portal cleared by EU Parliament
The great ESG data free-for-all
The business model of commercial data providers faces disruption in coming years amid the launch of free data platforms, writes Michael Hurley
'Ground-breaking' CSDDD rule secures European Parliament approval
The EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) has secured approval from the European Parliament that will require companies to implement climate transition plans and disclose the impact of their value chains on human rights and the environment.
EU database for sustainability information to cover green bonds
Plans to create a free-to-use database of EU sustainability disclosures passed a key milestone, after politicians struck an agreement on its development which will extend its coverage to include green bonds.
Financial institutions in scope of EU due diligence rules after vote
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.