Major investor groups identify what 'good' climate policy looks like
$150trn investor group presses for 'clear' Australian transition plan framework
A group of investors managing more than $150 trillion in combined assets has recommended that the Australian government develop a "clear" transition plan framework for companies, based on UK and EU progress in this area.
APG lauds 'first of its kind' climate-themed real estate index for pension funds
APG has hailed a "first of its kind" climate-themed real estate index it created for its pension fund clients, which aims for a progressive reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
PRI pilot sovereign engagement initiative welcomes 18 new members
The UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has announced 18 new members to its Collaborative Sovereign Engagement on Climate Change, launched in September last year as a pilot programme to engage with the Australian government.
ESG private credit reporting project aims to bolster SFDR alignment
The ESG Integrated Disclosure Project (ESG IDP) has welcomed the "positive reaction" from loan market participants to its template for private credit sustainability reporting, as it looks to bolster alignment with the EU SFDR.
Misguided antitrust arguments must not diminish the transition
For institutional investors to fully support the energy transition they must not be discouraged from collaborative efforts by antitrust regulation, says Nathan Fabian
MSCI, Bloomberg among big-name signatories to Japan ESG data code of conduct
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.
More than 90 investors demand removal of climate disclosure opt-out in CSRD
A group of 93 investors and other financial institutions has signed a letter urging the European Commission to remove a proposed opt-out in corporate disclosure rules for aspects including greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.