• Sustainable bond spotlight on Poland

    16 October 2023

    Are Poland's 'real economy' sectors ripe for issuance, asks Guy Richardson

  • Sustainable finance: key themes for regulation and policy in 2023

    06 January 2023

    The year ahead could be dominated by ESG-related regulation and progress on sustainability data initiatives, Michael Hurley writes

  • EU companies set to disclose environmental risks

    23 June 2022

    The European Parliament and Council have provisionally agreed on a new directive which will require large companies to publicly disclose how they manage environmental and social risk.

  • Carney: EU Taxonomy 'still too narrow'

    25 March 2020

    Former Bank of England governor Mark Carney has reiterated that the EU Taxonomy for Sustainable Activities remains "quite proscriptive" despite recent revisions, while he is optimistic it will become richer through the addition of transition activities in the future.

  • EU Taxonomy-consistent index family launched

    06 February 2020

    ISS ESG has launched a family of climate-focused indexes which are consistent with the specifications of the EU technical expert group on sustainable finance (TEG) report.

  • EU's fund EcoLabel 'should look beyond green bonds'

    17 January 2020

    The proposed EU EcoLabel for bond funds will limit itself to "green pockets" of the market if it focuses solely on 'green bonds', Triodos Investment Management has warned.

  • EU proposes looser green assets threshold for fund EcoLabel

    10 January 2020

    The EU has proposed to significantly lower the green assets threshold needed for equity funds to qualify for its planned EcoLabel, after initial proposals were deemed "too ambitious".

  • EU agrees "balanced" compromise Taxonomy deal

    17 December 2019

    The EU secured compromise on the Taxonomy to define what constitutes a green investment late Monday

  • CBI launches waste management industry accreditation criteria

    16 December 2019

    Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) has launched its green bond standard covering the waste management industry.

  • EU Taxonomy hits roadblock

    11 December 2019

    The European Union (EU) has laid out plans to become the first climate-neutral continent in the world by 2050, although its green Taxonomy plans were blocked by the UK and France.