• People moves, 7 July: PRI, HSBC, Standard Chartered ... and more

    07 July 2023
  • HSBC raises concerns over slow progress on COP27 loss and damage fund

    21 June 2023

    Talks over the COP27 loss and damage fund have made slow progress and could miss its target of being up and running at the next COP, in Dubai.

  • IIGCC to step up pressure on banks to demonstrate action on net zero

    06 June 2023

    A group representing investors with €65 trillion ($70 trillion) in assets under management has published a set of expectations for banks, as they push for more details on how banks will act on pledges to achieve net zero emissions.

  • GFANZ APAC launches consultation on managed coal phase out

    05 June 2023

    The Asia Pacific chapter of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) has published guidance for financing the early retirement of coal-fired power plants.

  • HSBC launches AI-powered ESG Risk Improvers index

    30 May 2023
  • Natural Capital Investment 2023 conference roundup

    28 March 2023

    Environmental Finance's Natural Capital Investment 2023 conference returned to being in person this year as over 300 professionals met to discuss how nature and biodiversity are being integrated...

  • HSBC: 'Inklings' of more nuanced investor demands of SLB targets

    03 March 2023

    HSBC said there are already "inklings" of investors returning to more nuanced assessments of sustainability-linked bonds (SLB) in 2023, with less pressure on issuers setting vague targets for emissions reductions in their value chains.

  • Australian regulator launches greenwashing litigation against superfund

    28 February 2023

    The Australian regulator has launched court action against 'superfund' Mercer Super for misleading its sustainable fund investors over its involvement in fossil fuels.

  • Biodiversity fund assets triple in 2022 to nearly $1bn

    27 February 2023

    Assets in biodiversity funds passed $984 million at the end of 2022, with a flurry of strategy launches despite macroeconomic woes, Thomas Cox reports

  • India keen to 'set the pace' on ESG, says HSBC

    24 February 2023

    Recent regulatory developments that push India's ESG requirements forward show it is looking to "set the pace in certain areas", HSBC has said.