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.
Consultation aims to strengthen finance sector guide on natural capital
Rory Sullivan and Mark Gough call for feedback on draft guidance which aims to help identify, measure and value natural capital within banking, investment and insurance activities
SEB issues first green bond
Swedish giant Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB) has issued its first green bond, raising €500 million ($534 million).