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  • The 13 trends shaping ESG data

    06 July 2023

    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'

    27 June 2023

    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

    05 June 2023

    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'

    19 May 2023

    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

    12 May 2023

    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

    11 May 2023

    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'

    05 May 2023

    M&A deals are no longer just about earnings per share, Trisha Taneja tells Ahren Lester

  • Comment: The politicisation of ESG in the US

    03 May 2023

    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

    03 April 2023

    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

    13 March 2023

    Joseph Noss looks at why backward-looking emissions reporting provides no guarantee of reducing exposure to transition risk