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  • Fiduciary duty proposal of EU Action Plan could unleash sustainability shift

    18 October 2018

    Plans to reform definitions of investors' duties are the most important part of the European Commission’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan, Environmental Finance’s Green Equities conference heard.

  • Trucost expands coverage of Japanese firms

    10 April 2018

    Environmental data and analysis firm Trucost has extended its coverage of the Japanese market to include more than 1,500 companies.

  • Green and sustainability taxonomy to be announced at Macron summit

    08 December 2017

    A taxonomy that defines green and sustainable investments will be announced next week by the European Commission at a summit hosted by French President Macron.

  • The dawn of a new age for reporting?

    22 September 2017

    The TCFD has challenged companies to up their game on reporting climate-related risks. But how will the market respond, asks Peter Cripps

  • Trucost launches TCFD reporting tool

    15 August 2017

    A tool that helps companies report in line with the FSB's Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations has been launched by Trucost, part of S&P Dow Jones Indices.

  • Sustainable finance experts call for European standard for green bonds

    14 July 2017

    An official European standard and label for green bonds should be developed, according to the High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Sustainable Finance, appointed by the European Commission.

  • The legal risks of reporting climate risks

    27 June 2017

    The Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures' recommendations were widely welcomed by the market. But are there legal risks attached to their implementation, asks Hamza Ali

  • Latin America index best prepared for low-carbon transition

    10 May 2017

    S&P's Latin American index offers the best support for the transition to a low-carbon economy despite having scored badly on its carbon footprint, according to a new index measuring scorecard launched by S&P Trucost.

  • S&P DJI makes £14 million offer for Trucost

    16 August 2016

    S&P Dow Jones Indices (DJI) has made a £14.215 million ($18.5 million) bid to acquire environmental data-provider Trucost, in the second example of consolidation in the market in recent months.

  • ERAFP finds 19% carbon benefit in listed equity portfolio

    06 March 2014

    French pension fund ERAFP's portfolio of large-cap, developed-world, listed equities has a carbon-intensity almost one-fifth lower than its benchmark, analysts have found.