• Malaysian central bank warns of nature-related risks

    17 March 2022

    Malaysian banks are exposed to sectors which face high nature-related financial risks, the country's central bank has warned.

  • Environmental risk regulations tightened in Nepal

    16 February 2022

    Environmental and social risks will have to be considered by banks and financial institutions under new requirements from the Nepalese central bank.

  • World Bank proposes sovereign sustainability-linked bond verification body

    07 January 2022

    The World Bank has proposed creating a global body to support the development and assessment of sovereign sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs)...

  • Climate finance skewed against women, says World Bank advisor

    04 November 2021

    Gender-related criteria must not be seen as tokenistic for developing countries accessing climate finance, a World Bank executive has said.

  • COP26 round-up, 2 November: India, deforestation and methane

    02 November 2021

    A brief summary of the biggest news related to COP26 in Glasgow on 2 November.

  • Just transition, inequality, and diversity are 'next hot topics for ESG data'

    07 October 2021

    Improved data on diversity and inclusion has come to the "forefront of investors' demands"...

  • Technological advances lower barriers to entry for spatial finance, study finds

    16 July 2021

    Financial institutions are increasingly using 'spatial finance' data to assess climate risk after technological advances