UK prime minister under fire from industry for weakening climate policies
UK prime minister Rishi Sunak announced he would delay a ban on the sales of new petrol and diesel cars and the phasing out of gas boilers, drawing a wave of criticism from investors and corporates who say the move harms plans for the transition.
UK delays sustainability disclosure rules - again
The publication of the UK's Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR) and sustainable investment labels has been delayed again, with publication now set for the fourth quarter of this year.
UK sustainability disclosure rules delay 'reassuring'
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has delayed publication of its final Sustainability Disclosure Regulation (SDR) policy after a "significant" consultation response,...
UK taxonomy could need another year to finish, says UKSIF
The UK Treasury could need to delay the publication of its green taxonomy by between six months and 12 months, according to the UK Sustainable Investment Forum (UKSIF).
UK should 'seriously consider' taxonomy timeline after government overhaul
The UK government should reconsider the timeline for its taxonomy of sustainable activities after the entry of Prime Minister Liz Truss' administration, its independent advisory group has said.
UK urged to 'uphold net-zero' by investor groups
Investor groups urge UK to 'learn lessons' from EU on gas in taxonomy
Three institutional investor-focused groups have urged the UK government to exclude natural gas from its proposed 'green' taxonomy, warning that inclusion would "discredit" the value of the green activities list.
UK has 'disowned' Dasgupta Review
The UK government has "disowned" the Dasgupta Review into the economics of biodiversity, through failing to act upon its findings, a politician claimed.
FCA exec: Greenwashing is 'huge reputational risk'
The financial industry must acknowledge 'greenwashing' and consider how to prevent it, an executive at the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said, warning it is a "huge reputational risk".