How to complete the EU's taxonomy
The creation of two types of sustainable investment will bring clarity to where transition investment needs to be focused, Helena Viñes Fiestas tells Michael Hurley
EU Platform announces data, taxonomy working group leads
Representatives of Axa Investment Managers and SEB have been appointed to lead groups in the EU Platform on data, usability and monitoring capital flows towards sustainable investments.
EU appoints 28-member sustainable finance expert group
UN announces net zero expert group
Viñes Fiestas to leave BNP to join Spanish regulator
Helena Viñes Fiestas is to leave BNP Paribas Asset Management to join the Spanish securities market regulator.
Most financial institutions don't push for ambitious EU sustainable finance strategy
Many financial institutions are failing to support an ambitious EU sustainable finance strategy, according to a report on lobbying by NGO InfluenceMap, with just a handful supporting and actively engaging with the European Commission's policy.
Consultation opens on climate change lobbying framework
The consultation on a framework to help investors assess the extent to which a company's lobbying is aligned to the Paris Agreement has been opened, after three investors launched the project earlier this month.
Total makes net-zero pledge after investor pressure
French oil major Total has become the latest oil and gas major to announce its ambition to be net-zero emissions by 2050, after pressure from investor groups.
People Moves: Newton, AMF, LuxSE, Church Commissioners
Newton Investment Management has hired Andrew Parry as head of sustainable investment, as part of the expansion of its responsible investment team.
No oil & gas company aligned with 2°C pathway, says TPI
None of the 50 largest oil and gas companies have aligned their emission intensity with a pathway that would keep global warming to 2°C, as called for in the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI).