• SEC pauses climate rule in move that 'will embolden' anti-ESG activists

    05 April 2024

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has paused its climate disclosures rule amid legal opposition that threatens its implementation - in a move one commentator said will "likely only embolden the vehement anti-ESG activists".

  • $115m climate and nature-linked loan closed by ETG

    05 April 2024
  • Blurred lines between ESG and Impact need clarification, says Amundi

    28 March 2024

    The sustainable finance industry needs to move away from treating sustainable investing and impact investing as synonymous, Amundi Asset Management has claimed.

  • Why the forest carbon market is bouncing back

    28 March 2024

    Demand and prices for high quality credits are on the rise - and that's good news for nature, argues Angela Churie Kallhauge

  • Oil and gas giants' climate opacity keeps investors in the dark, CA100+ assessments show

    27 March 2024

    The poor quality of climate disclosures by the 10 largest oil and gas companies globally is keeping investors in the dark and hindering their engagement efforts, analysis for the Climate Action 100+ initiative suggests.

  • Bond round-up: NBN, Auckland, CEB ... and more

    27 March 2024
  • Sustainability-linked bond issuance limps into 2024

    25 March 2024

    Sustainability-linked bond (SLB) issuance has had its weakest start to a year since the publication of principles boosted the market in 2020, according to Environmental Finance research.

  • People Moves, 15 March: Impax, GSG, Verdane, LOIM, Schroders ... and more

    22 March 2024
  • "Serious questions" over majority of nature-based carbon credit project types

    21 March 2024

    "Serious questions" linger over the carbon reduction benefits of the majority of nature-based carbon project types, researchers have argued, as they warned that credits may have "proliferated faster than the science".

  • Canadian regulator demands financial institutions report in line with ISSB this year

    21 March 2024

    Canada's largest banks and insurers must disclose how they are implementing a climate transition plan and conducting climate scenario analysis, under rules that have been updated to align with International Sustainability Board (ISSB) standards.