Sustainable bond impact reports 'still lack comparability'
Bond issuers 'should do more' to align with impact reporting frameworks, an Environmental Finance webinar heard. Ahren Lester reports
GAM: Bank, insurer green bond focus 'amplifies' investment impact
The Swiss asset manager has been "positively surprised" by the financial institution response to engagement by its ground-breaking green bond fund, Ahren Lester reports
COP27 draft criticised for not tackling fossil fuels
The first draft of the COP27 final agreement has been criticised for not committing to reducing fossil fuel usage other than unabated coal, with an institutional investor lamenting the lack of progress.
The Future of ESG Data Conference: Highlights
Environmental Finance's in-person conference on The Future of ESG Data this week highlighted the numerous challenges that are being addressed in the space, as related regulatory and market developments unfold at record pace
Fund-level scenario analysis requirement is 'regulatory overkill'
The merits and shortcomings of scenario analysis were debated at a panel discussion at The Future of ESG Data conference. Peter Cripps reports
CA100: Desperately seeking credible transition strategies
The latest results of its benchmark show more action is needed to match net zero commitments, writes Peter Cripps
GAM sets 2030 decarbonisation targets for $12.5bn portion of assets
Swiss asset manager GAM Investments has set decarbonisation targets for 36% of its investment management assets - but said methodology and data issues restricted it from setting comprehensive targets.
Translating distant net zero targets into near-term action
Stephanie Maier and Stephanie Pfeifer share five reflections from their leadership of the Climate Action 100+ global steering committee
CA100+: 'Alarming' lack of medium-term targets set for AGM challenge
Much more action is needed for companies to align with a scenario in which global temperature rise is kept to 1.5°C, Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) has said.