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  • 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

  • People Moves, 1 December: Nuveen, CIF, Wellington Management, Astanor Ventures

    01 December 2023
  • Lack of comparability of banks' climate regulatory disclosures flagged in EBF report

    30 November 2023
  • Net zero targets can oblige progress reporting in financial accounts, says IASB committee

    30 November 2023

    Setting net zero commitments can oblige companies to report their performance against climate targets under existing financial accounting standards, according to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) interpretations committee.

  • Expect more fossil fuel meddling at COP28, says Morningstar

    29 November 2023

    It is unsurprising that the UAE reportedly sought to use COP negotiations to further fossil fuel interests - and it is likely that oil and gas companies will look to further change the narrative in their favour at this year's conference, according to Morningstar.

  • Banking regulatory body consults on requiring disclosure of financed and facilitated emissions

    29 November 2023

    The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) has requested feedback on proposals to require banks to disclose greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions linked to the financing they provide as well as underwriting and advisory activities.

  • UK climate policy row-back to harm transition plans, pension funds say

    29 November 2023