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  • S&P Shades of Green: Updated SPO offers more than just 'an extra shade'

    18 September 2023

    The financial research and analysis firm tells Ahren Lester its updated second-party opinion (SPO) methodology is more than just a marriage of the separate S&P and Shades of Green models

  • People Moves, 15 September: Climate Asset Management, State Street, MSCI... and more

    15 September 2023
  • S&P finalises SPO integration with Shades of Green, adding another colour

    14 September 2023

    S&P Global Ratings has finalised the integration of its recently acquired Shades of Green business into its second-party opinion (SPOs) methodology for sustainable finance instruments,...

  • CSRD will change the landscape of ESG data, say UNEP FI panellists

    13 September 2023

    The value of regulation is also championed by the experts

  • US asset managers decline to back 'over-reaching' E&S resolutions

    13 September 2023

    Support for environmental and social shareholder resolutions fell by 10 percentage points in the 2023 proxy season, with asset managers arguing the motions were often 'overly prescriptive' or 'redundant', Morningstar Manager Research has found.

  • The importance of a Just Transition

    12 September 2023

    If we're serious about achieving a net zero economy, we need to think in more rounded terms about people and planet, writes Kieron Boyle

  • Golding upgrades impact fund to Article 9

    05 September 2023

    Golding Capital Partners has upgraded its debut impact fund from "light green" to "dark green", under the EU's Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) - bucking the recent trend of downgrades.

  • NGFS publishes guidance amid rise in climate-related litigation cases

    04 September 2023

    Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) has warned more climate-related litigation cases are on the horizon.

  • Stress test US derivatives markets on climate, regulator recommends

    30 August 2023

    The regulator of the US derivatives markets should stress test the resilience of financial institutions to potential physical impacts of climate change, according to a commissioner at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

  • UBS AM downgraded in Morningstar's ESG ranking

    30 August 2023