• Reverse anti-ESG policy to attract £100bn in green investments, UK government told

    15 May 2024
  • Set national transition plans - but not transition finance definition, industry groups say

    13 May 2024

    A detailed definition of 'transition finance' would be unhelpful and policymakers should instead focus on providing more policy support and public finance for emissions intensive industries to decarbonise, investor groups told a UK government-mandated taskforce.

  • UK told to adopt ISSB in full to encourage 'equivalence' with US, EU disclosures

    01 November 2023

    The UK has been urged to adopt the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) standards in their entirety, in a move that would support efforts to ensure 'equivalence' with US and EU requirements, respondents to a consultation said.

  • People Moves, 29 September: AXA IM, Just Climate, Agilitas, General Atlantic, UKSIF... and more

    29 September 2023
  • UK should 'seriously consider' taxonomy timeline after government overhaul

    07 October 2022

    The UK government should reconsider the timeline for its taxonomy of sustainable activities after the entry of Prime Minister Liz Truss' administration, its independent advisory group has said.

  • Carney leads sustainable finance tributes to Queen Elizabeth II

    09 September 2022

    The sustainable finance community has paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, after her death at the age of 96 ushered in the rein of outspoken environmentalist King Charles III.

  • UK 'green' taxonomy, disclosures delay expected amid political tumult

    08 July 2022
  • Investor groups urge UK to 'learn lessons' from EU on gas in taxonomy

    21 June 2022

    Three institutional investor-focused groups have urged the UK government to exclude natural gas from its proposed 'green' taxonomy, warning that inclusion would "discredit" the value of the green activities list.

  • UK has 'disowned' Dasgupta Review

    18 May 2022

    The UK government has "disowned" the Dasgupta Review into the economics of biodiversity, through failing to act upon its findings, a politician claimed.

  • UK sustainability disclosure rules will be 'quite different' from EU

    02 December 2021

    Early indications are that UK sustainability disclosure rules will diverge from those in the EU - but one expert warns compatibility must be ensured. Ahren Lester reports