ClientEarth demands UK regulator investigate Just Eat
Food delivery company Just Eat and cruise ship firm Carnival have been referred to the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for investigation by NGO ClientEarth for poor climate risk disclosure.
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UK's FCA publishes rules for mandatory TCFD
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published 'comply or explain' rules for company disclosure in line with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
Asset manager taskforce calls on bondholders to assert their rights
A UK government-initiated taskforce has announced recommendations to strengthen sustainable stewardship in the UK investment industry, including encouraging investors to assert their rights in the bond and private markets.
UK endorses IFRS proposals to develop global sustainability standards
The UK government has endorsed the publication of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) consultation on a global approach to sustainability reporting, and the potential establishment of a Sustainability Standards Board.
UK government announces green sovereign bond and climate disclosure plan
The UK government has announced plans to issue its first green sovereign bond in 2021, as well as making for climate-risk disclosures mandatory for major companies by 2025.