We must go 'back to basics' on carbon emissions data
The problems with carbon emission disclosure and estimation data remain significant. Only mandatory reporting can solve the issue, Jaakko Kooroshy tells Ahren Lester.
Solactive launches ex-fossil fuels Index
Solactive has partnered with Osmosis to launch a fossil fuel-free index, which has £200 million ($270 million) of seed investment from East Sussex Pension Fund.
NY fund invests $2bn in FTSE TPI climate index
The New York State Common Retirement Fund will invest $2 billion in a FTSE Russell and Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) index focused on the transition to a low-carbon economy.
Nordea, Kempen among new Finance for Biodiversity Pledge signatories
Financial firms managing more than €12 trillion ($13.6 trillion) in assets have now signed the Finance for Biodiversity Pledge after nine new signatories joined the initiative, including Nordea Asset Management and Kempen.
FTSE Russell publishes GHG targets framework to help TCFD forward-looking analysis
A framework for corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions targets has been published by FTSE Russell
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FTSE Russell hires Head of Sustainability
Bank of Russia recommends companies disclose ESG data
The Russian central bank has "encouraged" domestic public companies disclose environmental, social and governance (ESG) data in line with recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards
FTSE Russell launches 'green impact bond' index series
FTSE Russell has launched a range of 'green impact bond' indexes to measure the performance of green fixed income markets
FTSE Russell launches 'Paris-aligned' global equity benchmarks
FTSE Russell has launched a global range of climate-themed benchmark indexes it developed in partnership with Brunel Pension Partnership.