• Two-year delay to CSRD sector-specific reporting agreed by parliamentary committee

    08 December 2023

    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.

  • 'Carbon removal' credits given go-ahead by European Parliament

    23 November 2023

    The European Parliament has passed a new framework for certifying carbon removal credits, after raising concerns that regional carbon removal targets will be missed.

  • The great ESG data free-for-all

    10 July 2023

    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

    02 June 2023

    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

    24 May 2023

    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

    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.