FCA considers regulation on closing 'say-do gap' for financial institutions
The UK FCA has said it will consider potential regulation to encourage financial institutions to contribute to positive sustainability outcomes.
The UK's impact label: an intention to be better than SFDR
The UK is proposing a label for 'impact' funds, in a significant divergence from the EU, but some warn it could add further complication, writes Michael Hurley
Sustainable finance: key themes for regulation and policy in 2023
The year ahead could be dominated by ESG-related regulation and progress on sustainability data initiatives, Michael Hurley writes
UK's FCA appoints ESG advisory committee
Desiree Fixler is among six members of an advisory committee on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues to have been appointed by the UK's financial services regulator.
UK confirms plan to regulate ESG ratings providers
Providers of environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings face being regulated in the UK under a plan put forward by the country's government which could make it the first country to do so.
M&G, Moody's chair UK ESG data and ratings code of conduct body
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has convened a working group to develop a 'significant' voluntary code of conduct for ESG data and ratings providers, which will be co-chaired by M&G and Moody's.
Assurance key to development of climate reporting, says FCA
Developing a framework for assurance of company disclosures will be important to the next stage of the UK's climate reporting regime, according to a senior regulator.
UK regulators point to rising expectations for company TCFD reports
The regulators overseeing climate-related disclosure rules for UK-listed companies say they are likely to step up enforcement, as they look to address issues they identified in the latest reporting cycle.
FCA to publish fund labelling proposals this month
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said it hopes to belatedly publish its fund sustainability labelling proposals by the end of the month, but there was no update on when the UK's taxonomy might follow.