• UK to 'monitor' ESG data for potential need to regulate providers

    31 March 2023

    The UK government will monitor whether it needs to regulate providers of ESG data, the country's Treasury said.

  • UK sustainability disclosure rules delay 'reassuring'

    30 March 2023

    The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has delayed publication of its final Sustainability Disclosure Regulation (SDR) policy after a "significant" consultation response,...

  • UK FCA warns of action on ESG benchmark failings

    21 March 2023

    The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned it is prepared to take action to tackle poor disclosures by providers of ESG benchmarks, as it identified failings in several areas by all providers.

  • ESG in Fixed Income EMEA 2023 - early bird ends this Friday

    14 March 2023

    The early bird rate for Environmental Finance's annual ESG in Fixed Income EMEA conference will end this Friday, so register now to save 20%

  • UK's competition regulator 'very unlikely' to punish climate collaboration

    01 March 2023

    The UK's competition regulator has said it is "very unlikely" to punish businesses working together to tackle sustainability issues including climate change.

  • We will give you safe harbour on transition planning, says UK FCA's ESG head

    28 February 2023

    Companies and financial institutions should not face the risk of legal action for collaborating to develop climate transition plans, according to the director of environment, social and governance issues at the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

  • FCA considers regulation on closing 'say-do gap' for financial institutions

    10 February 2023

    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

    08 February 2023

    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

    06 January 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

    13 December 2022

    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.