COP28: 'Milestone' NZDPU climate open data tool gets initial launch
The Net Zero Data Public Utility (NZDPU) has launched an initial "proof-of-concept" of its climate transition data tool which is set to provide the first global private sector centralised and open data source.
GFANZ to launch Latin America network
UBS, Swiss Life among investors to trial free net zero data platform
Swiss financial institutions LGT Bank, Lombard Odier, Pictet, Swiss Life Asset Managers and UBS are among a small group selected to test a proposed free-to-use climate data platform ahead of its full launch at COP28.
COP27: ISSB hails 'milestone' CDP, NZDPU tie-ups
The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) hailed "key milestone" agreements with the CDP and Net Zero Data Public Utility (NZDPU) it said will boost implementation of its standards.
GFANZ publishes net-zero transition plan guidance
The Mark Carney-backed Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) has published voluntary guidance on net-zero transition plans (NZTPs) for achieving net-zero by 2050 focused on Scope 3 emissions.
GFANZ issues transition plan recommendations & 'ambition' tracker
The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) has issued 10 recommendations for financial institutions to adopt in their net-zero transition plans, including metrics to track portfolio 'ambition', sector-specific pathways and pan-sector strategies to avoid 'paper decarbonisation'.
UK taskforce to develop transition plan 'gold standard'
The UK treasury has created a 'transition plan taskforce' to develop what it says will be "the gold standard" for climate transition plans by UK financial institutions and listed companies, in a move that is believed to be the first of its kind.
Global climate disclosure standards prototype gets COP26 launch
Support for TCFD has sky rocketed, says Schapiro
The Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) has seen the "greatest progress to date on TCFD adoption".
TCFD recommends all companies disclose Scope 3 emissions