Marie Kemplay

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Data
May 14, 2024

In Charts: Sustainable sukuk market growing rapidly

Issuance volumes of the Islamic finance instruments remain comparatively small, but are fast ramping up
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Interviews
January 18, 2023

Looking into Africa’s new voluntary carbon market

Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet's Joseph Nganga talks about the new Africa Carbon Markets Initiative, which his organisation is supporting. The Africa Carbon...
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Finance
January 5, 2023

Building up the voluntary carbon markets

Markets where companies can buy carbon offsets are growing in scale and value but debate continues around how to ensure their quality and contribution to...
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Policy & Regulation
November 14, 2022

Is momentum building or diminishing on bank decarbonisation?

As the Net-Zero Banking Alliance continues to expand, lenders are caught between the urgency of the climate crisis, accusations of greenwashing, and the practical –...
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Finance
October 24, 2022

Green regulation is supporting EV growth but investment still lacking

Electric vehicle charging infrastructure will require huge investment over the coming decades, but powering up this asset class will be far more complex than flicking...
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Policy & Regulation
June 1, 2022

Regulatory Briefing: EU overstated climate spending by €72bn, says ECA

The EU missed its self-imposed target of spending at least 20 per cent of its 2014–2020 budget on “climate action”, according to the European Court...
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Policy & Regulation
June 1, 2022

Regulatory Briefing: ESMA outlines guidance to combat investment fund greenwashing

The European Securities and Markets Authority has issued a supervisory briefing outlining the approach it expects national financial regulators in the EU to take on supervising “investment funds with sustainability...
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Policy & Regulation
May 30, 2022

G7 pledges fossil fuel phase-out, while pressing for short-term supply increase

Energy and environment ministers from the G7 grouping of advanced economies have made new commitments on phasing out coal power and ending international fossil fuel financing, while also grappling with...
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Policy & Regulation
March 21, 2022

Investing in Africa’s forests

Central African forests are some of the few remaining forest regions to emit less carbon than they absorb. Are policymakers and investors taking notice? Africa has long been renowned as...
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Finance
February 17, 2022

How Africa exposes sustainable finance shortcomings

The continent’s transition away from fossil fuels is fraught with difficulty as investors need to reconsider priorities and solutions, while policymakers remain silent on ESG guidance Africa accounts for just...
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Data
February 3, 2022

Gender disclosure improves but more is needed on pay

Disclosure levels have reached a new high but data on pay is still lacking and, for those reporting it, pay disparity is a stubborn issue A record number of companies...
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