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
Take ESG ratings with a pinch of salt, says Stewart Investors
Reliance on 'meaningless' ESG ratings could jeopardise the credibility of sustainable finance, Stewart Investors tells Genevieve Redgrave
Sneak peek: The CBI's resilience taxonomy blueprint
The Climate Bonds Initiative's blueprint is intended to provide a practical tool for financial markets to intensify their focus on adaptation and resilience investments, writes Ahren Lester
ESG-dilutive acquisitions becoming a 'deal-breaker'
M&A deals are no longer just about earnings per share, Trisha Taneja tells Ahren Lester
Comment: The politicisation of ESG in the US
The anti-ESG movement is winning because it is stifling debate and making sustainable finance toxic, warns Peter Cripps
Union Investment: SLBs can have impact
The market needs to promote the strongest SLBs rather than just pile-in on the weakest in order to support the development of a potentially valuable instrument, Union Investment's Johannes Böhm tells Ahren Lester.
Measuring the financial consequences of climate transition
Joseph Noss looks at why backward-looking emissions reporting provides no guarantee of reducing exposure to transition risk
Accounting for Asia's biodiversity
The finance industry should develop its own methods of biodiversity accounting, argues ADM's Christopher Botsford
Explainer: The Transition Pathway Initiative
The TPI has emerged as a key investor tool for assessing transition risk, write Rory Sullivan and Valentin Jahn
Asia-focused ESG technology on the rise
Technology built in and for local markets can provide valuable benefits, argues Darian McBain. Genevieve Redgrave reports