• Common-ground taxonomy to be expanded

    24 May 2023

    The Common Ground Taxonomy (CGT) of sustainable activities is being extended beyond the EU and China, by the International Platform on Sustainable Finance, Ma Jun has said.

  • Updates to 'common ground' taxonomy published

    06 June 2022
  • ICMA: 'Common ground' taxonomy should increase scope, not granularity

    05 January 2022

    The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) has recommended that the landmark 'common ground' taxonomy (CGT) of green activities widens its scope to include additional categories and transition activities, but avoids developing the granularity seen in the EU Taxonomy.

  • 'Much needed' EU, China common ground taxonomy published

    05 November 2021

    The International Platform on Sustainable Finance (IPSF) has published its long-awaited initial scoping report detailing its "common ground" taxonomy (CGT) of green activities, described as a "much-needed" attempt to set global definitions.

  • News round-up: UK joins IPSF, Blackrock invests in US solar notes, WBA launches 'just transition' assessment...and more

    05 February 2021
  • UK joins International Platform on Sustainable Finance

    05 February 2021
  • Hong Kong regulators deliver action plan for greening financial ecosystem

    18 December 2020

    A steering group composed of key Hong Kong regulators has announced its five-point action plan for a green and sustainable finance strategy for the major financial centre.

  • Singapore regulator considering 'green' and 'transition' taxonomy

    14 December 2020

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced it is considering formulating a taxonomy of its own covering 'green' and 'transition' activities, amid its plan to roll-out environmental risk management guidelines for all financial institutions.