• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • UK climate disclosures mandatory within three years

    19 October 2021

    Climate-related financial disclosures that will align with forthcoming standards to be drawn up by the International Sustainability Standards Board will become "mandatory" in the UK for investors in two or three years, the government has said.

  • UK launches group to advise on taxonomy

    09 June 2021

    The UK government has appointed a Green Technical Advisory Group (GTAG) to advise it on creating a UK taxonomy...