PwC spots 'contradictions' between climate and nature plans
Some climate transition plans of financial institutions have adverse effects on nature, a director at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has said.
Northern Trust: Data is greatest challenge for ESG investors
CFOs 'surprisingly committed' to hiking sustainable bond issuance, says PwC
Private sector chief financial officers (CFOs) are "surprisingly committed" to increasing their issuance of green, social and sustainability (GSS) bonds...
Bond market 'sceptical that EU social taxonomy will see light of day'
There is widespread scepticism among bond issuers and investors that the EU social taxonomy will ever come to fruition amid the challenge of finalising even the green taxonomy, according to PriceWaterhousecoopers (PwC).
50% of European bonds could be sustainable by 2026
Half of all bonds issued in Europe could be labelled green, social or sustainability (GSS) bonds by 2026, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
ESG fund assets set to jump to half total European market by 2025, says PwC
The "wave has begun to break" for environmental, social and governance (ESG) funds in Europe, according to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), with ESG funds forecast to constitute the majority of European fund assets by 2025.
'Alarming' omission of oil and gas from EU financial disclosure rules draft
EU financial regulators have been criticised for appearing to omit oil and gas from its definition of fossil fuel sectors in its draft environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure requirements.
Braine takes reins at IETA
The International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) has appointed Bruce Braine, a vice-president responsible for strategic policy analysis at American Electric Power, as its new chairman. He replaces David Hone, senior climate change adviser at Shell, who is stepping down after three years in the role.
GIIN issues measurement guide for impact investors
A guide to help investors measure the social and environmental impacts of their investments, as well as their financial performance, has been launched by the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN).