What next for climate scenarios? Part two
How will the next generation of climate scenarios differ from the first, Michael Hurley asks
What next for climate scenarios?
As criticisms grow of the first climate scenario models, what does the next generation need to look like, Michael Hurley asks
Many climate scenarios of limited use, as they don't model most likely case - Abrdn
Widely used models for projecting future impacts of the energy transition are of limited use for investors as they fail to project the most likely level of warming, an investor has argued.
Investors 'given free hand' to define sustainable investment under SFDR
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
The Future of ESG Data Conference: Highlights
Environmental Finance's in-person conference on The Future of ESG Data this week highlighted the numerous challenges that are being addressed in the space, as related regulatory and market developments unfold at record pace
Fund-level scenario analysis requirement is 'regulatory overkill'
The merits and shortcomings of scenario analysis were debated at a panel discussion at The Future of ESG Data conference. Peter Cripps reports
Abrdn: EU Taxonomy social proposals could have 'drastic' impact
Proposals on 'minimum safeguards' for human rights issues from the advisory body for the EU Taxonomy of sustainable activities could have "drastic" effects in further narrowing the number of investments that can be deemed 'sustainable', an executive at Abrdn has said.
Aberdeen Standard Investments to construct its own climate scenarios
Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) is to build its own climate scenarios to help it better understand the potential impacts of global warming on its investments.
SWIP's Mackenzie moves on from sustainability role
Craig Mackenzie - Scottish Widows Investment Partnership's highly regarded head of sustainability research – has left his post to take on a new role, Environmental Finance has learned.