• BoE widens climate risk stress test to banks

    18 December 2019

    The Bank of England (BoE) has outlined proposals to stress test banks and insurers on climate risk as part of its 2021 testing round.

  • Natural capital: investors face data black hole

    29 April 2019

    Investors interested in assessing their dependencies on natural capital are staring into a "great big hole" when it comes to data.

  • Lloyd's issues call to arms to insurers on climate change

    23 November 2017

    A call to action was issued to the insurance sector to step up its efforts to deal with climate change, as it comes to terms with what is expected to be the most costly year on record for natural disasters.

  • Introducing the Principles for Positive Impact Finance

    19 April 2017

    The Principles have been designed to help meet the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals. But how will they be implemented? Peter Cripps reports

  • MEPs support for EU ETS could treble carbon price

    15 February 2017

    Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have agreed to strengthen the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) in a move which one analyst said has the potential to triple allowance price forecasts for 2020.

  • TCFD's four major disclosure recommendations revealed

    09 December 2016

    Details of the four major disclosure recommendations from Financial Stability Board's (FSB) Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) have emerged ahead of the report's launch next week.

  • FSB Taskforce will require companies to perform 2°C scenario analysis

    02 November 2016

    The Financial Stability Board (FSB) Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures is to recommend that companies reveal how they will be affected by policies introduced to restrict global warming to no more than 2oC.

  • EF BRIEFS: FSB, Axis Bank, EIB, Stockholm, Canadian Solar, GRI, BP

    23 May 2016

    The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has appointed nine more members to its new Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.

  • Getting to work: the climate-disclosure taskforce's first report

    01 April 2016

    In a bid to promote 'decision-useful' disclosure for investors, the FSB's Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures has released its inaugural report. Sophie Robinson-Tillett reports

  • Are investors beginning to pay up for green bonds?

    26 February 2016

    Are the occasional pieces of evidence that green bonds price differently to their mainstream equivalents a sign of things to come, asks Hamza Ali