• People Moves, 23 February: Sustainable Fitch, AIB, Climate X, IFRS Foundation ... and more

    23 February 2024
  • $11trn group of investors back responsible mining commission

    23 November 2023
  • Finance-backed roadmap for nature alignment launched

    13 July 2023
  • Four years after Brumadinho - investor mining commission launches

    25 January 2023

    Investors have launched a commission to raise sustainability standards in the mining sector, four years after the Brumadinho mining disaster, which killed 270 people.

  • Industry standard for tailings dam management launched

    06 August 2020

    A global industry standard on how to manage tailings dams from construction through to closure has been launched, described as an "important milestone" towards ensuring zero harm to people and the environment following a series of disasters.

  • Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures working group announced

    21 July 2020

    Ten financial firms have joined a working group to develop a reporting framework for the impact of the financial sector on biodiversity and ecosystems to complement the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

  • Financial centres set out principles for sustainability taxonomies

    18 September 2018

    The International Network of Financial Centres for Sustainability (FC4S) has set out ten principles that sustainability taxonomies should meet to avoid increasing transaction costs for financial institutions and to avoid policy confusion.

  • Members of EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance announced

    13 June 2018

    The European Commission has announced the members of its Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance.

  • BNP teams up with UN to raise $10bn for emerging countries

    15 December 2017

    BNP Paribas and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) plan to raise $10 billion for climate initiatives through a new partnership, signalling to the finance industry that "business as usual is not an option any more".

  • ESG is intrinsic to fiduciary duty, says coalition

    30 June 2016

    The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative and The Generation Foundation have released a statement calling on investors to consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues as part of their fiduciary duty.