UK's biodiversity legislation could be replicated, says Gresham House
The UK's 'biodiversity net gain' methodology could be replicated, Gresham House predicted, but it will not be the "silver bullet" for biodiversity many expect it to be.
The Future of ESG Data conference: 'Biodiversity disclosures without targets are meaningless', says Nestle
Disclosing on biodiversity without setting adequate targets and plans in conjunction is "meaningless" and unlikely to lead to progress, Nestle has said.
190 investors sign up to collaborative engagement on nature
190 institutional investors have signed up to collaborate to pressure 100 companies to address their negative impacts on nature, on the launch of Nature Action 100 (NA100) at Environmental Finance's Natural Capital Americas conference.
UK pensions reforms to unlock billions for climate investments, CIOs say
Nine of the UK's largest pension schemes have signed up to a voluntary initiative to boost investment in unlisted equities, which CIOs have said could catalyse big investments in areas including climate-related technologies.
'It will help us have more honest conversations'
Investors welcome the IFRS sustainability standards and say, by boosting comparability, they will aid engagement. Michael Hurley reports
'New era' for sustainability reporting as IFRS unveils standards
Standards that can provide a "common language" for sustainability-related disclosures have been published, "ushering in a new era" for companies and investors globally, according to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation.
BP faces shareholder rebellion over climate action climbdown
BP is to face a growing shareholder backlash at its AGM today over concerns the oil giant is scaling back its climate ambition.
Spate of climate litigation takes aim at oil, gas, cement and nuclear
A spate of climate-related litigation has been launched that proponents say will increase companies' accountability for their contribution to climate change and prevent 'greenwashing'.
Forestry investment to see 'huge growth' despite challenges, says pension fund
Forestry investment will surge over the next year as corporates seek to offset their greenhouse gas emissions, but the sector brings numerous challenges, UK pension fund Cushon has said.
TPI reveals food companies not aligned with 1.5°C
The medium-term greenhouse gas emissions targets of food producer giants Kraft Heinz and Mondelez are not aligned with a pathway...