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,...
Natural Capital Investment 2023 conference roundup28 March 2023
Environmental Finance's Natural Capital Investment 2023 conference returned to being in person this year as over 300 professionals met to discuss how nature and biodiversity are being integrated...
ASEAN taxonomy update details coal phase out28 March 2023
The ASEAN Taxonomy Board has included the early phase out of coal assets as a green or amber activity in the second version of its taxonomy - in what it claims is a first in any regional taxonomy.
Insurers' 'failed' climate engagement strategy draws new demands from campaigners28 March 2023
Insurers' climate engagement strategies are failing as major oil and gas producers show no sign of adopting credible net-zero pathways, according to climate campaigners.
Exclusive: Jupiter to close sustainable bond funds28 March 2023
Jupiter Asset Management (Jupiter AM) is to close its sustainable bond-focused funds as part of a substantial closure of smaller funds at the investment firm, a move which will also see Rhys Petheram leave the firm after 17 years.
Unclear reporting standards proving difficult for SMEs, says DBS28 March 2023
Unclear sustainability reporting standards are proving to be a difficulty for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and stunting their ability to demonstrate success to investors, says DBS.
Brookfield-led consortium to acquire Australian power generator27 March 2023
A consortium of Brookfield Renewable Partners, GIC, Temasek and MidOcean Energy, have agreed to acquire Australia's largest integrated power generator, Origin Energy, for AUD18.7 billion ($12.4 billion).
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.
IIGCC engagement initiative 'is next chapter' after CA100+27 March 2023
The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) has launched an initiative to broaden investor engagement with corporates on climate change, beyond the largest companies covered by the Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) initiative.
- 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