• TCFD for social issues being developed by business group

    04 November 2022

    An equivalent disclosure framework for social issues based on the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) is being developed to help companies and investors, Environmental Finance can reveal.

  • Water risk and investment opportunities briefing afternoon round-up

    13 July 2021

    Environmental Finance's 'Water Risk and Investment Opportunities' event included a half-day of presentations, a panel, and a live discussion group

  • Aviva: OECD climate platform could reduce greenwashing

    04 June 2021

    Aviva Investors has renewed calls for an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) climate finance platform it said could reduce greenwashing by encouraging investment in emerging markets.

  • OECD develops standards to beat 'impact washing'

    12 April 2021

    A set of Impact Standards for Financing Sustainable Development has been published by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and UN Development Programme (UNDP).

  • Can impact be the guiding star for corporates?

    21 September 2020

    The Value Balancing Alliance's methodologies for assessing companies' net impact will define the future of corporate decision making, Christian Heller tells Michael Hurley

  • Frank Elderson: Covid-19 recovery should 'aim for 1.5°C economy'

    02 July 2020

    Frank Elderson, executive director of supervision at the central bank of the Netherlands (DNB), has called for any recovery plan from the Covid-19 pandemic to be aligned with 1.5°C of global warming by 2050.

  • IOPS says ESG integration 'is in line with fiduciary duty'

    24 October 2019

    A group of 87 pension fund regulators and supervisors has been advised to clarify that the explicit integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into pension fund investment and risk management is in line with fund managers' fiduciary duties.

  • People Moves: Newton, AMF, LuxSE, Church Commissioners

    27 September 2019

    Newton Investment Management has hired Andrew Parry as head of sustainable investment, as part of the expansion of its responsible investment team.