FCA labelling and disclosure framework 'clear step forward' on greenwashing
Industry experts have welcomed the UK Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) proposed Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR) and sustainable investment labels - but voiced concern at the potential impact of some of its definitions.
$39trn investor group urges governments to step up climate action
533 institutional investors managing a total of about $39 trillion in assets have urged governments to enact climate policies to leverage private finance.
The future of sustainable finance is political
Wrangling over the EU Taxonomy shows the future of sustainable finance is inherently political, argues Will Martindale
EU Platform wants 'clarity' on its role as it presses ahead with social taxonomy
The chair of the Platform on Sustainable Finance has called for "clarity" on how the European Commission considers the expert group's advice, as controversy swirls around the Commission's inclusion of nuclear and gas in its latest proposals.
Investors dispute FCA labelling of sustainable products
Cardano and UKSIF have raised concerns about the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)'s proposed definitions of sustainable products.
Introducing 'instrumental impact' and 'ultimate ends impact'
Freshfields this week released a report on the legal implications of impact investing, which also sought to introduce new terminology to the investment niche. Peter Cripps reports
Harmonising ESG reporting - the search for the Holy Grail
The quest is on, to find one standard to unite the globe! Is it destined for success or failure, asks Peter Cripps
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