2DII and Carbon Tracker launch research collaboration project
2° Investing Initiative (2DII) and Carbon Tracker have launched a collaborative research project to provide a climate scenario analysis service to financial institutions and companies.
2°II explains its break with Science-Based Targets initiative
A disagreement that caused 2°II to walk away from the initiative boils down to whether it is appropriate to use the term 'science-based' to describe investor decarbonisation targets, writes Christopher Marchant
In response to accusations that Enel's SDG bond was greenwashing
Now that the G-word has been dropped, let's talk about it, says Stan Dupré
Financial institutions to be held to account on climate by ISO standard
A framework that is designed to assess the impact on climate change of financial institutions’ investments is to be launched next year.
‘Misunderstood’ EU sustainability taxonomy is not straitjacket, says EIB
The European Commission’s proposed taxonomy on sustainability activities should not be misconstrued as an effort to impose a straitjacket on the market, according to a director at the European Investment Bank (EIB).
Setting a European benchmark
The European Commission's bold proposals to reform benchmark regulation are designed to increase the flow of green finance and reduce the risk of 'greenwashing'. Michael Hurley asks why change is required
Free climate scenario tool launched
A free-to-use online tool has been launched to help investors identify climate transitions risks in equity and fixed income portfolios over multiple future scenarios.
EU benchmark proposals should be abandoned, says think tank
The European Commission’s proposed reforms to benchmark indexes are “too far from contributing to [their] objectives to be amended” and should be abandoned, according to 2° Investing Initiative.
Green bond comment, August 2018: Upgrading the hot air balloon
Green bonds are facing criticism from some very loud voices to prove their additionality and, by extension, their right to exist, comments Peter Cripps
People Moves: New York State Common Retirement Fund, 2° Investing Initiative, MSCI and ClimateWise
Anastasia Titarchuk has been announced as interim CIO of the New York State Common Retirement Fund, replacing Vicki Fuller who will retire next week after six years of service.