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  • EU taxonomy criticised for leaving out farming

    15 May 2023

    The EU taxonomy of sustainable activities has been criticised for its continued failure to cover the agriculture sector in proposals to broaden its scope.

  • Investors 'left to fend for themselves' amid lack of social guidance

    03 May 2023

    The sustainable finance market is "being left to fend for itself" when it comes to identifying material social metrics, an Environmental Finance conference heard.

  • BP suffers 'significant' shareholder rebellion over climate plans

    28 April 2023

    BP's shareholders voted to show their increasing discontent over the oil and gas firm's climate plans at its annual meeting.

  • Controversial sustainable agriculture products poised for growth, says Morningstar

    20 April 2023

    Genetically modified (GM) seeds and fertilisers will flourish in the shift towards a more sustainable agricultural future, despite safety concerns, a Morningstar executive said.

  • Investors 'given free hand' to define sustainable investment under SFDR

    19 April 2023

    The European Commission has declined a request to define what constitutes a sustainable investment under SFDR, a decision which has split industry experts, Michael Hurley writes

  • Sustainable investments exposed to Silicon Valley Bank, says Morningstar

    15 March 2023
  • More consensus needed on impact, says Morningstar

    03 March 2023

    More consensus is needed on the definition of an 'impact investment' to help the market continue expanding, Morningstar has said.

  • 75% of value-chain emissions not reported by businesses

    13 February 2023
  • Investors to 'look beyond' Article 8 or 9 designation to judge sustainability, says Morningstar

    27 January 2023

    As the usefulness of EU classifications of what is 'sustainable' is questioned and funds continue to be downgraded, Morningstar said investors will increasingly 'look beyond' these labels and instead study underlying holdings more closely.

  • People Moves 13th January: PRI, Standard Chartered, Bridges Fund Management and more...

    13 January 2023