• Misguided antitrust arguments must not diminish the transition

    08 August 2023

    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

    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.

  • More than 90 investors demand removal of climate disclosure opt-out in CSRD

    07 July 2023

    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.

  • CSRD materiality opt-out risks undermining EU's sustainable finance package, warns CDP

    06 July 2023

    Proposals for corporate disclosure rules that could allow companies to opt-out of providing sustainability-related information risk undermining the objectives of the EU's broader sustainable finance package, according to an executive at CDP.

  • 'It will help us have more honest conversations'

    27 June 2023

    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

    26 June 2023

    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.

  • Why the CSDDD marks a paradigm shift in regulation

    20 June 2023

    By requiring the measurement of on-the-ground risks and adverse impacts, the EU regulation will shift focus from pledges to action, argues Alexandra Mihailescu Cichon

  • Unclear regulation hindering climate finance in Japan, says PRI

    19 June 2023

    Lack of clarity over whether investors are able to invest for sustainable impact in Japan is "hindering climate finance", the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has said.