• Data and assurance among FSB recommendations to regulators

    13 October 2022

    The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has published recommendations to help regulators better mitigate climate-related risks and create more consistent approaches, covering areas including data and external assurance of disclosures and governance.

  • TCFD to take stock before ISSB implementation

    13 October 2022

    The TCFD has said it will take stock of disclosures before the ISSB disclosure frameworks are integrated globally

  • Comment: The UK's sustainable finance rules: A job half done

    07 October 2022

    The new UK government needs to finish the job started by its predecessors, and belatedly finalise its sustainable finance policies, writes Peter Cripps

  • Pushback on ESG is a 'denial of capitalism'

    30 September 2022

    The recent pushbacks on ESG in the US have had an impact on financial market participants and whilst it would be "lovely to ignore it, we have to take it seriously", according to Ivan Frishberg, chief sustainability officer at Amalgamated Bank.

  • PRI urges more 'robust' asset owner TCFD implementation

    07 July 2022

    Asset owners need to take 'next steps' on TCFD - particularly on scenario analysis, the PRI tells Genevieve Redgrave

  • ISSB set to go further than TCFD, vice-chair says

    01 June 2022

    The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) is looking to create more comprehensive standards on disclosures than those set by the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), the ISSB's vice-chair has said.

  • Singapore low-carbon index launched

    14 March 2022

    Singapore Exchange (SGX) and Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) have launched a low carbon index tracking Singapore's largest companies, which they called the "first of its kind".

  • Japanese TCFD supporters labour to disclose climate resilience

    30 November 2021

    Two-thirds of Japanese supporters of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) have yet to provide climate scenario-based analysis of their resilience, showing the size of the challenge of meeting the recommendations in a country regarded as a TCFD pioneer.

  • TCFD plans to recommend 'forward-looking' disclosures

    10 June 2021

    The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) secretariat plans to update its guidance to recommend signatories provide "forward-looking" information related to climate risks and opportunities over short-, medium-, and long-term time horizons.

  • Forward-looking metrics need improved methodologies, says TCFD consultation

    16 March 2021

    Results from a Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) consultation have underlined the challenges facing forward-looking metrics - yet most respondents believe they could yet be useful if their methodologies are improved.