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  • Set national transition plans - but not transition finance definition, industry groups say

    13 May 2024

    A detailed definition of 'transition finance' would be unhelpful and policymakers should instead focus on providing more policy support and public finance for emissions intensive industries to decarbonise, investor groups told a UK government-mandated taskforce.

  • 'Historic day' as EU CSDDD approved

    24 April 2024

    Rules to require large companies active in the EU to report on the sustainability of their supply chains and make best efforts to implement a climate transition plan have been approved, in what was labelled an "historic day".

  • AUD80trn investors back 'essential' Australian climate reporting bill

    23 April 2024
  • 160 financial institutions call for international plastic treaty

    19 April 2024

    Banks, investors and insurers representing $15.5 trillion in combined assets have signed a Financial Statement on Plastic Pollution, calling for a new international treaty to tackle the issue.

  • CSDDD agreed, in watershed moment, but is weakened to 'shadow of former self'

    15 March 2024

    The EU passed a landmark sustainability reporting law which, although significantly weakened from previous versions, was described as "a watershed moment for corporate accountability".

  • Sectoral finance plans and extended SFDR in PRI 'roadmap' for EU policy reform

    05 March 2024
  • People Moves, 1 March: South Pole, PRI, Blue Earth Capital, United Bankers ... and more

    01 March 2024
  • Don't scupper 'unique opportunity' of CSDDD, investor groups urge EU countries

    08 February 2024
  • 2024 will be key to defining quality shareholder engagement, says UBS

    18 January 2024

    The coming year will see greater emphasis on outcomes of shareholder engagement on ESG issues, according to UBS Asset Management.

  • Climate engagement with Australia only just beginning, investor says

    12 January 2024

    Australian government plans to issue a green bond represent only the beginning of a collaborative investor engagement with the sovereign issuer, according to Brandywine Global.