• TNFD developing 'mission critical' free nature data facility

    11 August 2023

    Work has begun on development of a global, publicly accessible facility to provide nature-related data that could help investors, according to a group led by the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD).

  • MSCI, Bloomberg among big-name signatories to Japan ESG data code of conduct

    28 July 2023

    Major data providers MSCI and Bloomberg are among 17 signatories to a Japanese code of conduct for ESG data, the country's regulator has revealed.

  • People moves, 14 July: ANZ, Wellington, Newton, IFC ... and more

    14 July 2023
  • COP27: Germany, Egypt partner to drive private nature investment

    16 November 2022

    Mobilising private investment in nature-based solutions is one of seven focus areas of an initiative co-chaired by Germany and Egypt that was launched today at COP27.

  • COP27: Sustainable agriculture finance initiative launched

    14 November 2022
  • Carbon accounting firm raises €31m

    22 July 2022
  • $100m regenerative forestry fund launched

    04 March 2022

    A fund has been launched, with a target of up to $100 million, to focus on investing in regenerative, biodiverse forestry projects.

  • Is it right to spin-off brown companies?

    25 February 2022

    Rather than spinning off brown companies, a socially responsible shareholder should instead support an in-house transition, argue Martin Fleischer and Maurizio Parenti

  • MSCI rebuffs 'big three criticisms' of ESG data

    13 May 2019

    MSCI has argued that the main three criticisms of environmental, social and governance (ESG) data don't hold true.

  • Clean coal axed from China's green bond guidelines

    11 December 2018

    China will axe 'clean coal' from its green bond guidelines, in a move that will see its definition of green align more closely with the Climate Bond Standards and the consensus of opinions in the West.