A first stab: French institutions try to calculate their biodiversity footprints
As French financial institutions for the first time estimate the scale of their impacts on nature, the numbers look bleak - but not comparable. Thomas Cox writes
The ISSB - a new global standard?
The ISSB standards create a common language and globally consistent baseline for disclosing climate-related risks and opportunities, writes William Yonge
Understanding divergences of ESG Risk Ratings
ESG risks impact companies differently across sectors, countries, and market cap sizes, writes Ouaile El Fetouhi
Mirova: EU Green Bond Standard weak on impact reporting rules
Felipe Gordillo says the EU should have gone further on impact reporting requirements in its landmark green bond regulation. Ahren Lester reports
The great ESG data free-for-all
The business model of commercial data providers faces disruption in coming years amid the launch of free data platforms, writes Michael Hurley
Boom time for nature data
Demand for biodiversity and nature data is booming, ahead of an eagerly-awaited reporting framework planned for September. Peter Cripps and Thomas Cox explore some of the developments
The 13 trends shaping ESG data
The ESG data industry is undergoing radical transformation, in terms of the scale and breadth of its coverage - and the scrutiny it attracts. Peter Cripps reports
'It will help us have more honest conversations'
Investors welcome the IFRS sustainability standards and say, by boosting comparability, they will aid engagement. Michael Hurley reports
A 'mistake' for regulators to homogenise ESG ratings
Regulators risk stifling market innovation by standardising ESG ratings, and instead should focus on improving transparency, ESG Book's Leon Saunders Calvert tells Genevieve Redgrave
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