• How Biden could boost ESG in the US

    20 January 2021

    Donald Trump has left significant ESG policy holes to repair in the US for the administration of Joe Biden, reports Ahren Lester

  • Final EU Taxonomy criteria delayed after draft proposals response

    18 January 2021

    The publication of the final technical screening criteria (TSC) for the EU Taxonomy for sustainable activities have been delayed as the European Commission wades through the more than 46,000 responses to the consultation on the draft criteria.

  • Impact: Six areas to watch in 2021

    07 January 2021

    A legal framework for impact, harmonisation of reporting frameworks and the rise of impact indexes could shape 2021, writes Michael Hurley

  • PRI urges EU Taxonomy to 'remain faithful' to expert recommendations

    18 December 2020

    With the consultation on the first set of draft technical screening criteria for the EU Taxonomy about to close, the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) urged the EU to stick to the recommendations made by the Technical Expert Group on sustainable finance (TEG) in their final report.

  • CA100+ to 'amplify' efforts in 2021 amid ongoing gaps in climate progress

    17 December 2020

    The Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) engagement initiative has announced plans to ramp-up engagement with target companies in 2021, after its progress report showed significant gaps remain.

  • NBIM opposes PRI 'change of direction' on outcomes reporting

    26 November 2020

    Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) has reaffirmed its opposition to proposals by the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) to ask signatories to report on "real-world outcomes" of their investments and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).