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Business meeting in boardroom
Knowledge Hub
January 22, 2024

Low boardroom understanding and capacity constraints blocking TNFD adoption, says non-profit

The adoption of the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures framework by 320 companies and financial institutions at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting was heralded...
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EU, Financials, Policy & Regulation, Sector Focus, US
January 17, 2024

ESG shareholder proposals have a future but are not the only route to change

Research shows US asset managers are withdrawing their backing for ESG shareholder resolutions, while support from their European counterparts is rising
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Data
January 11, 2024

In Charts: Asset manager support for ESG shareholder resolutions slumps in 2023

The proportion of environmental and social shareholder resolutions that get passed has fallen steadily since 2021
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Sustainability wind turbines
Data, Policy & Regulation, UK
January 10, 2024

In Charts: ‘Focus’ label will dominate SDR funds in 2024, says Morningstar

The FCA’s Sustainability Disclosure Requirements regime offers four sustainability labels that asset managers may use from July
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London Stock Exchange screen
UK
January 9, 2024

Could FCA reforms weaken governance standards for UK-listed companies?

The UK financial regulator has proposed relaxing eligibility criteria for companies listing in London, in a bid to kick-start the market
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Knowledge Hub
January 4, 2024

UK government pressed over ‘lack of urgency’ on deforestation

The cross-party Environmental Audit Committee has published a report urging greater action from the government to tackle global deforestation
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Carbon Markets, EU, US
January 4, 2024

Experts call for more regulation on carbon markets

Carbon markets were dogged by scandal, political tensions and negative media coverage in 2023. Regulation could help to restore confidence in 2024
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Carbon Markets, EU
December 20, 2023

EU defends its COP28 Article 6 negotiating position

Failed Article 6 negotiations at COP28 marked a sorry end to a challenging year for carbon markets
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UK
December 15, 2023

FCA backs new ESG ratings code of conduct

The International Capital Market Association and the International Regulatory Strategy Group have launched a voluntary code of conduct for ESG ratings and data product providers
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Carbon Markets, EU, US
December 14, 2023

EU and US at loggerheads in failed COP28 carbon markets talks

Two weeks of negotiations on carbon markets ended without agreement, with rules' flexibility and emissions removals among the sticking points
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Mobile offshore oil rig platforms
Financials, Policy & Regulation
December 11, 2023

SBTi ‘caves in to pressure’ from banks over net zero standards, says Reclaim Finance

The Science-Based Targets initiative published pilot fossil fuel recommendations for financial companies in November
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