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  • Anti-greenwashing work has led to fewer green claims, French regulators say

    14 June 2024

    Measures to tackle 'greenwashing' have led to a reduction in the number of green claims by financial institutions, according to French regulators.

  • BIS and MAS develop 'blueprint' for regulators' climate data platform

    14 June 2024

    The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have developed a 'blueprint' for a proposed climate data platform they said could help financial regulators understand emerging climate-related risks.

  • Qatar Central Bank publishes 'important' financial sector sustainability strategy

    13 June 2024

    The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) has published its sustainability strategy for the financial sector, which includes plans to develop a sustainable taxonomy and guidelines for sustainable debt instruments - including sukuk.

  • Observers bemoan lack of progress on NDCs, climate finance at key pre-COP meeting

    13 June 2024

    Country negotiators at a key meeting intended to "set the table" for discussions at COP29 in November have made very little progress on key issues including national pledges to the Paris Agreement and a new climate finance target, according to E3G.

  • Nature Restoration Law 'at risk' after EU elections, UBS predicts

    13 June 2024

    UBS has identified the proposed EU Nature Restoration Law as being "at risk" following the outcome of European Parliamentary elections, and a rule to phase out all new internal combustion engine car sales by 2035 could also be a casualty.

  • Proprietary nature data holding back AI development

    12 June 2024

    Keeping nature data as exclusive information is hindering the potential impact of artificial intelligence, a Belgian nature investor has warned.

  • Success of far-right won't hollow out EU Green Deal, PRI says

    12 June 2024

    Key parts of the EU's Green Deal will not be threatened by the success of the far-right political parties in elections for the European Parliament, according to the Principles for Responsible (PRI).

  • Agriculture investments "forcing nature to its knees"

    12 June 2024

    The impact of food systems is the "biggest problem in the world", according to Ocean 14 Capital's Chris Gorell Barnes, who urged investors and policymakers to step back from damaging industry practices.

  • EU elections show need for better climate policymaking, fund manager says

    11 June 2024

    The success of far-right political parties in elections for the European Parliament shows the need for policymakers to craft more practical and less complex climate policies, one fund manager has said.

  • Companies' slow progress on assurance shows size of regulatory challenge, KPMG says

    11 June 2024

    The "limited uplift" in companies' readiness to meet regulatory requirements to gain independent assurance of sustainability disclosures demonstrates the scale of the challenge they face to upskill and implement the required processes, KPMG has said.