Australian regulator 'anticipates' further action against greenwashing
The Australian regulator has said it anticipates taking further action against greenwashing, with a number of ongoing surveillances and several investigations underway.
Sustainability standards convergence raises 'green bubble' risk, says SEC's Peirce
Introducing substantially identical sustainability standards internationally could create "a global asset bubble" that would heighten financial stability risks, a commissioner at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned.
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.
SEC climate disclosure law 'to be delayed to H2'
The US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) planned climate disclosure rules are likely to be delayed to the second half of 2023, an Environmental Finance conference heard.
Australia plans sovereign green bond and taxonomy financing
The Australian government has announced it plans to issue a debut sovereign green bond and will co-fund the development of a sustainable finance taxonomy...
IOSCO: Progress on sustainability assurance framework 'encouraging'
The International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has encouraged market engagement with international standard-setters to ensure "high-quality" draft sustainability assurance standards ahead of their expected publication this year.
Indian stock exchange gets approval for 'social' segment
The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) has received regulatory approval to launch a Social Stock Exchange (SSE) to help enterprises finance social initiatives, including through pay-for-success Development Impact Bonds (DIBs).
The fog of SFDR
Fund managers will have to wait for clarity on the EU's landmark disclosures regime, Michael Hurley writes
ESMA fund names risk repeating SFDR chaos, warns investment group
Guidelines on the sustainability terminology that can be used in EU fund names risk re-running the confusion that surrounded the bloc's disclosure regime for funds, an investment group warned.
Indian regulator tightens green bond standard
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has tightened requirements for issuers on green debt securities in India,...