• Collaborative sovereign climate engagement is 'opportunity to be grasped'

    09 June 2023

    After initial success with its Australian pilot, the PRI's Tom Arup tells Ahren Lester its collaborative sovereign engagement initiative is ready to scale up

  • Eastspring takes "non-confrontational" approach to climate engagement

    05 June 2023

    Eastspring Investments is taking a "non-confrontational" approach to climate engagement in Asia, where governance remains the pressing sustainability-related concern, it told Environmental Finance.

  • Ground-breaking PRI sovereign investor engagement initiative expands

    24 May 2023

    More investors have been asked to join a ground-breaking collaborative fixed income investor engagement initiative for sovereign issuers coordinated by the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

  • Call to exclude biodiversity offsets from EU Taxonomy

    09 May 2023

    The proposed EU taxonomy of sustainable activities should be amended to exclude projects that generate biodiversity offsets, advisory group the Platform on Sustainable Finance (PSF) has said.

  • ESG and value investing are not mutually exclusive

    04 May 2023

    Value investing takes investors closer to corners of the market where ESG controversies are rife and in sectors that do not always cover themselves in ESG glory, writes Sebastien Mallet

  • PwC spots 'contradictions' between climate and nature plans

    28 April 2023

    Some climate transition plans of financial institutions have adverse effects on nature, a director at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has said.

  • Financial institutions in scope of EU due diligence rules after vote

    26 April 2023

    Financial institutions would be required to disclose climate transition plans and conduct due diligence to ensure they do not contribute to negative impacts across their value chain, under new rules agreed by an influential EU Parliamentary committee.

  • How to make CSDD fit for purpose: The investor perspective

    17 April 2023

    The EU must work to ensure coherence between due diligence rules and those for sustainability disclosures, write Emily Murrell, Elise Attal and Aleksandra Palinska