Discussions over inclusion of financial sector in EU due diligence rules shunted to December
Financial institutions calling for the inclusion of the sector in EU due diligence rules will have to wait until next month to find out if they have been successful, when the next meeting of EU institutions is understood to be planned.
PRI urges investors to push for human rights policies
$11trn group of investors back responsible mining commission
ASCOR to assess countries based on contribution to $100bn climate finance goal
A first-of-its-kind free tool to help bond investors assess countries' climate progress has been launched that will see investors rate sovereigns on factors including their contribution to the problem and the finance they commit to address it, following changes to its draft methodology.
Investor groups publish 'harmonised' responsible investment definitions
The UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), CFA Institute, and Global Sustainable Investment Alliance (GSIA) have published a harmonised set of definitions for investment managers around five of the most commonly used responsible investment strategies.
Insurance Risk and Capital Americas 2023: US anti-ESG backlash is 'political risk', insurers say
US politicians have hijacked the ESG debate, making the job of insurers to manage their climate risk much more difficult, according to panellists at the Insurance Risk and Capital Americas 2023 conference.
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.
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.