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  • A Fair Cop?

    15 December 2023

    Promising initiatives were announced at COP28, but these are only scratching the surface of the opportunity, writes Kieron Boyle

  • EIOPA proposes capital charges on fossil fuel assets

    13 December 2023

    Fossil fuel-related stocks and bonds pose higher market risks to insurers that could be mitigated via additional capital charges on these assets, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has suggested.

  • Morningstar fined by regulator in anti-greenwashing action

    08 December 2023

    Morningstar has paid the Australian financial regulator AUD29,820 ($19,612) after it alleged the company retained exposure to weapons manufacturers via its ESG-themed funds despite claiming it excluded such companies.

  • COP28: Sovereign sustainability-linked finance task force launched

    05 December 2023

    Eight development banks and financial institutions have launched a technical task force to support the development and growth of the sustainability-linked finance market for sovereign issuers to achieve global climate and nature goals.

  • NZBA grows to 136 banks as 'milestone' targets date looms

    04 December 2023

    The Net Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA) has seen its membership triple to 136 since it launched in 2021, with 90% of those required to set their initial targets already having done so ahead of a key targets deadline next year.

  • COP28: 'Milestone' NZDPU climate open data tool gets initial launch

    04 December 2023

    The Net Zero Data Public Utility (NZDPU) has launched an initial "proof-of-concept" of its climate transition data tool which is set to provide the first global private sector centralised and open data source.

  • COP28: a world under pressure

    02 December 2023

    Governments putting short-term politics before long-term climate policy must change course at COP28, argues Tom Williams