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  • LGIM leads push for Nippon Steel to disclose its climate lobbying

    22 May 2024
  • Updated: Financial institutions partially exempt from supply chain due diligence under 'milestone' rules

    14 December 2023

    The finance sector will be exempt from carrying out environmental and social due diligence of companies 'downstream' in the supply chain under newly agreed EU rules, in a victory for lobbyists who claimed it would add disproportionate costs and unfairly expose institutions to legal claims.

  • Deforestation data tool launched for financial institutions

    02 November 2023

    An open-data platform has been launched to help financial institutions track company exposure and performance on deforestation.

  • 'Scope 4' emissions 'key' to assessing real world transition impact

    19 October 2023

    Calculating the 'Scope 4' avoided emissions is "very important" if you are trying demonstrate the real world impact of your operations and investments, and is especially important when assessing companies that provide climate solutions, an Environmental Finance event heard.

  • Scope 3 data: imprecise and sometimes plain wrong

    18 October 2023

    Estimates are being used to fill in holes and inaccuracies in corporate disclosures, while there are hopes satellite data will provide clarity, The Future of ESG Data heard

  • Storebrand warns of 'hidden traps' of climate data at heart of ISSB standards

    22 August 2023

    Storebrand Asset Management has warned investors of "hidden traps in climate data" that would lead them to unnecessarily exclude "climate solutions" companies because of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions linked to their sold products.

  • Halt deep-sea mining 'madness', financial institutions urge governments

    19 July 2023
  • More than 90 investors demand removal of climate disclosure opt-out in CSRD

    07 July 2023

    A group of 93 investors and other financial institutions has signed a letter urging the European Commission to remove a proposed opt-out in corporate disclosure rules for aspects including greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

  • Church of England to support Toyota lobbying resolution

    06 June 2023

    The Church of England Pensions Board (COEPB) is to take action at Toyota's upcoming AGM over concerns its lobbying "may be undermining the goals of the Paris Agreement".

  • Storebrand: Investors should apply biodiversity exclusions 'much more'

    23 March 2023

    Investors should be adopting the "precautionary principle" around investment exclusions on biodiversity grounds "much more", Storebrand told an Environmental Finance event