Thomas Cox

Articles by Thomas Cox

  • We cannot ignore nature, warns German central bank

    15 May 2023

    The profitability of banks will be put at risk if they continue to ignore nature-related risks, Deutsche Bundesbank's Sabine Mauderer warned,...

  • EU taxonomy criticised for leaving out farming

    15 May 2023

    The EU taxonomy of sustainable activities has been criticised for its continued failure to cover the agriculture sector in proposals to broaden its scope.

  • France's Article 29 inspired Clarity AI's biodiversity footprint tool

    12 May 2023

    The biodiversity 'footprint' tool launched by technology platform Clarity AI was inspired by French regulation, an executive at the company has said.

  • AFII questions strength of ICA Gruppen green bond framework

    11 May 2023
  • Fish farms must become sustainable to meet supply, research says

    11 May 2023
  • 'Scrap plans' for mandatory reporting of opex EU taxonomy alignment, say companies

    11 May 2023

    French companies have called for the EU to scrap its proposal for the mandatory disclosure of operating expenditure alignment with the taxonomy of sustainable activities, claiming investors are more interested in other information.

  • Credit Suisse arranges $1.6bn debt-for-nature conversion with Ecuador

    11 May 2023

    Credit Suisse has arranged a deal to exchange $1.6 billion of Ecuadorian international bonds for a $656 million 'marine bond', in a debt-for-nature conversion that it was claimed was the biggest ever...

  • S&P launches nature footprinting tool

    10 May 2023
  • EU taxonomy ambition 'insufficient' on nuclear, says Platform

    09 May 2023

    The European Commission's taxonomy proposals for nuclear power generation will fail to ensure such activities do not harm the bloc's environmental objectives,...

  • Call to exclude biodiversity offsets from EU Taxonomy

    09 May 2023

    The proposed EU taxonomy of sustainable activities should be amended to exclude projects that generate biodiversity offsets, advisory group the Platform on Sustainable Finance (PSF) has said.