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  • UNEP FI launches technical physical risk guidance for banks

    31 May 2024

    The UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) has launched technical guidance for banks on managing physical climate risks within their loan portfolios.

  • Border to Coast, Royal London AM list banking sector just transition expectations

    30 May 2024
  • Investor group backs SEC over courts for shareholder rights

    29 May 2024

    A group of 39 investors representing combined assets under management of $5.2 trillion have backed the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to continue as the preferred arbiter of shareholder proposals in the US.

  • ETF leads €8m funding round for emissions management platform

    29 May 2024
  • US government's carbon market principles provide 'cover' for buyers

    29 May 2024

    Principles for 'high integrity' voluntary carbon credits published by the US government will provide companies with "air cover" against concerns that they will be criticised for participating in the markets, according to a senior figure.

  • Amundi: 'Very high potential' for sustainability-linked loans, bonds

    29 May 2024

    French asset manager Amundi said sustainability-linked debt instruments can be the "right" transition impact finance tools, in particular sustainability-linked loans (SLLs) for decarbonising the balance sheets of banks.

  • 'No head in the sand' for net-zero investment at global asset managers, says Amundi

    28 May 2024

    French asset manager Amundi said global asset managers in Europe must ensure their net zero commitments do not drive them to put their "heads in the sand" about their global transition impact, whilst emerging markets should be "front and centre" of sustainable strategies.

  • CSDDD gets formal sign-off from EU countries

    24 May 2024
  • GRI and IFRS to collaborate on 'full interoperability' of standards

    24 May 2024

    The IFRS Foundation and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) have extended their working relationship to collaborate on full interoperability of each other's standards for "seamless" sustainability reporting.

  • Emerging market GSSS issuance hits all-time high in 2023, Amundi report finds

    23 May 2024

    Green, social, sustainability and sustainability-linked (GSSS) bond issuance in emerging markets reached an all-time high last year, according to a joint report by Amundi and the International Finance Corporation, largely driven by growth outside of China.