Regulatory Round-up: UK to miss emissions reduction goals; objections to the EU Green Bond Standard

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The UK is failing to deliver on its ambitious climate targets trumpeted during its presidency of COP26 last November, according to the Climate Change Committee. In its latest report to parliament, the committee says that, despite achievements in renewable energy and...
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Regulatory Briefing: TNFD publishes metrics guideline

June 30, 2022
The biodiversity-focused Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures has moved forward its pilot...
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How Eurosif plans to make SFDR ‘fit for purpose’

June 29, 2022
The European sustainable finance trade body makes key SFDR recommendations to prevent...
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Regulatory Briefing: EU, industry and green groups at odds over ETS, CBAM proposals

June 29, 2022
The struggle to maintain the ambitions of the EU’s climate policy has...
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Esma highlights ESG data and ratings shortcomings

June 29, 2022
Low levels of transparency on methodologies and lack of coverage top industry respondents’ complaints about ESG data and ratings. Europe’s securities markets regulator has identified a lack of industry and... Read more
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Regulating the 'wild west' of voluntary carbon markets

June 28, 2022
As the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission held its first-ever meeting on the voluntary carbon markets earlier in June, the heat is up on this growing but unruly space. The voluntary... Read more
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Reviewing corporate action following the overturn of Roe vs Wade

June 28, 2022
The overturning of Roe vs Wade has caused shockwaves across the US and globally, while business and finance are set to face growing activists' pressure and lawmakers' threats. The US... Read more
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Institutional investors plan to stop investing in non-ESG funds

June 27, 2022
Investors could ditch asset managers that promote non-ESG funds as a "historic asset and sentiment shift” to the investment strategies continues, finds PwC Luxembourg. Almost half of European institutional investors... Read more
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