• Investors 'given free hand' to define sustainable investment under SFDR

    19 April 2023

    The European Commission has declined a request to define what constitutes a sustainable investment under SFDR, a decision which has split industry experts, Michael Hurley writes

  • People moves 17 March: Aviva Investors, EdenTree, Aegon ... and more

    17 March 2023
  • Platform report 'solves 90%' of EU Taxonomy usability problems

    12 October 2022

    The data and usability report published by the Platform on Sustainable Finance (PSF) has solved the vast majority of the "technical problems" with the EU Taxonomy, according to one of its members, and "hints" at a solution for the remainder of the challenges.

  • Corporate lobby 'likely' to challenge EU ESG ratings regulation

    09 February 2022

    Corporate lobbyists' apparent success in influencing EU taxonomy negotiations could now see their attention turn to challenging potential regulation of ESG ratings, an expert has warned.

  • Taxonomygate

    10 January 2022

    Up to 1.4 billion tonnes of 'green' CO2e emissions in leaked EU taxonomy proposal, argues Andreas Hoepner

  • Nuclear, gas in taxonomy is 'biggest greenwash ever'

    06 January 2022

    Members of the EU Platform on sustainable finance have warned that the environmental credentials of the bloc's sustainability taxonomy will be irrevocably damaged if plans to include nuclear and fossil gas energy generation proceed.

  • EU climate benchmarks 'de facto mandatory' for Article 9 funds

    09 August 2021

    The EU Paris-aligned and Climate Transition (PACT) benchmarks have been effectively made mandatory for investment funds to be judged among the most sustainable under the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR).

  • People Moves 25 June: RepRisk; Impact Principles and more

    25 June 2021
  • RepRisk establishes Academic Advisory Board to guide the company's focus in ESG research

    25 June 2021
  • Row as Finland and Sweden call for weakening of forestry requirements in EU taxonomy

    08 June 2021

    A member of the EU's Platform on Sustainable Finance has slammed a demand by Finland and Sweden to change the requirements for forestry in the EU's taxonomy of sustainable activities.