• Scope 3 should be kept separate from other emissions, says LSEG

    26 January 2024

    Scope 3 should be kept as a distinct metric from Scope 1 and 2, including in calculations of emissions reduction pathways, the London Stock Exchange Group has said.

  • UK 'Gold standard' transition plan framework released

    09 October 2023

    The Transition Plan Taskforce has published its final 'gold standard' framework for transition plans, which should pave the way for mandatory transition plan disclosure in the UK.

  • Asia 'by far the most important region for the climate transition'

    04 January 2023

    Asia has a key role to play in helping combat climate change, a webinar heard. Genevieve Redgrave reports

  • Addressing the adaptation finance gap

    20 December 2022

    The costs associated with climate change are already here and rising fast. A more granular picture of physical climate risk and its economic impact should be used to scale adaption finance today, argues Florian Gallo

  • MJ Hudson buys ESG consultancy Spring

    17 July 2019

    Asset management adviser MJ Hudson has become the latest company to buy into the environmental, social and governance (ESG) advisory space, having acquired specialist ESG consultancy and reporting firm Spring Associates Responsible Investment Service.

  • London Stock Exchange Group buys Beyond Ratings

    03 June 2019

    The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has bought Paris-based Beyond Ratings, but will scrap its acquisition's fledgling credit rating agency business to focus on its capabilities in environmental, social and governance (ESG) data and analytics.

  • Setting a European benchmark

    10 September 2018

    The European Commission's bold proposals to reform benchmark regulation are designed to increase the flow of green finance and reduce the risk of 'greenwashing'. Michael Hurley asks why change is required

  • People Moves: LSEG, IIGCC, AWEA, HSBC

    26 May 2017

    Kevin Bourne has stepped down as managing director and global head of database services at London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to focus on another role at a company he founded called LCE Risk.

  • LSEG calls for ESG disclosures reports alongside financial reports

    09 February 2017

    The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has called on companies to report on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in the same way as traditional financial disclosures.