Michael Hurley

Articles by Michael Hurley

  • Companies leaving it late to do double materiality assessment, PwC survey suggests

    13 June 2024
  • 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.

  • 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).

  • NBIM tells Canada not to change ISSB standards

    12 June 2024
  • BlackRock adds ESG-free proxy voting service after political pushback

    12 June 2024
  • Active Super made 'misleading ESG claims', Australian court finds

    11 June 2024
  • Over 1,600 funds may require divestments to comply with EU ESG rule - Morningstar

    11 June 2024
  • 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.