Analysis

  • TNFD and the rise of nature disclosure regulation

    18 August 2023

    Nature-related disclosure requirements are quickly set to become the norm, catalysed by the TNFD, writes Rebecca Perlman

  • Foresight aims for engagement benefit from proprietary ESG data platform

    17 August 2023

    Foresight says its recently launched sustainability reporting database will bolster its investment decision-making and engagement. Genevieve Redgrave reports

  • Gabon deal shows rise of nature bond conversions

    16 August 2023

    The Gabon blue bond is the third debt-for-nature deal of this type signed in the last year, boosting confidence these transactions can be scaled. Ahren Lester writes

  • 'We have focused a lot on disclosure, but now let's take action'

    15 August 2023

    Stephanie Pfeifer, CEO of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), tells Thomas Cox about the challenge of scaling meaningful climate action in this critical decade

  • Thai regulator looks to taxonomy to boost green bond issuance

    14 August 2023

    Thailand's financial markets regulator says its 'traffic light' taxonomy will boost green bond issuances and catalyse transition finance. Genevieve Redgrave reports

  • Hungary 'looking into' sustainability-linked, social bonds after green update

    14 August 2023

    After updating its green bond framework, Hungary is considering expanding into other sovereign sustainable bond labels. Ahren Lester reports

  • Is Anti-ESG here to stay?

    11 August 2023

    The US arguably pioneered Responsible Investment and its anti-ESG movement will prove temporary, writes Christopher Wigley

  • Assurance on sustainability disclosures: A Q&A with IAASB

    10 August 2023

    Standards for sustainability assurance will boost investor and regulator confidence in sustainability disclosures, IAASB says. Michael Hurley reports

  • Surprise as S&P drop ESG scores from credit ratings

    09 August 2023

    The retreat from ESG scoring from the credit rating agency has flagged concerns around ESG transparency and the impact of anti-ESG sentiment, Ahren Lester writes

  • Misguided antitrust arguments must not diminish the transition

    08 August 2023

    For institutional investors to fully support the energy transition they must not be discouraged from collaborative efforts by antitrust regulation, says Nathan Fabian