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
MSCI to implement ESG rating changes next month28 March 2023
MSCI ESG Research has told Environmental Finance it is to implement changes to its ESG ratings methodology next month.
IOSCO: Progress on sustainability assurance framework 'encouraging'28 March 2023
The International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has encouraged market engagement with international standard-setters to ensure "high-quality" draft sustainability assurance standards ahead of their expected publication this year.
TNFD reveals first 14 core disclosure metrics28 March 2023
Draft disclosure metrics for financial institutions and corporations have been released for the first time by the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD).
MSCI ESG ratings downgrade "not enough", says Impact Cubed28 March 2023
An expected round of downgrades to the ESG ratings of more than a thousand European funds has been billed as "not enough" to accurately capture their sustainability credentials,...
UK launches Nature Investment Standards Programme27 March 2023
Bond investors 'now pricing in' oil and gas firm climate strategies27 March 2023
Fixed income investors have increasingly been pricing in the climate strategies of oil and gas firms following the energy crisis sparked by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, according to ABN Amro.
Sovereign SLBs are 'good hedge' against sustainability policy changes24 March 2023
Sovereign sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) are effective hedging instruments for investors against sustainability policy shifts, according to the Anthropocene Fixed Income Institute (AFII).
GIIN launches agriculture impact benchmark24 March 2023
The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) has launched a benchmark to help investors measure the performance of their agricultural investments against peers and the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
Storebrand: Investors should apply biodiversity exclusions 'much more'23 March 2023
Investors should be adopting the "precautionary principle" around investment exclusions on biodiversity grounds "much more", Storebrand told an Environmental Finance event
- TNFD reveals first 14 core disclosure metrics
- NatureVest: Demand for biodiversity credits outstripping supply
- Bond investors 'now pricing in' oil and gas firm climate strategies
- TNFD to release disclosure metrics next week
- Sovereign SLBs are 'good hedge' against sustainability policy changes
- MSCI ESG ratings downgrade "not enough", says Impact Cubed
- Exclusive: Jupiter to close sustainable bond funds
- Unclear reporting standards proving difficult for SMEs, says DBS
- Blended finance in nature 'the opportunity of our time', says GIM
- Australian investors call for energy transition authority
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ESG Data Guide 2022
ESG Data Guide 2022
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