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Comment, Policy & Regulation

Should developing markets take a carrot or a stick approach to ESG regulation?

March 21, 2022
As European regulation exposes the challenges in addressing environmental, social and governance...
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Comment, Policy & Regulation

Understanding nature risk is an 'immense amount of work'

March 16, 2022
The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures is proposing yet another framework to...
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Sustainable investment markets are overhyped, broken and superfluous

March 9, 2022
How much carbon dioxide emissions have been avoided thanks to sustainable capital...
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Guyana’s oil-fuelled future

March 9, 2022
President Irfaan Ali aims to use massive oil windfall to accelerate the...
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Comment, Policy & Regulation

How SDG impact standards can help boards

March 8, 2022
Where ESG labels fail, standards designed by the UN Development Programme around...
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War, risk and ESG

March 1, 2022
Anyone serious about sustainable finance should consider the invasion of Ukraine as...
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Comment, Policy & Regulation

EU adviser group publishes its social taxonomy report

28/02/2022
The EU social taxonomy aims to create a workable classification for companies and investors. Coupled with legislation prescribing fines for businesses with poor human rights oversight, it may begin to... Read more
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What you should know about ESG data and ratings

24/02/2022
Rating agencies' valuations of sustainability factors have yet to offer meaningful guidance, and research shows their application strips investors' ESG preferences of any impact on asset prices Investment based on... Read more
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How regenerative farming policy will change markets

10/02/2022
As governments revise agricultural rules and supermarkets look at more sustainable supply chains, new opportunities emerge for investors Agriculture is often identified as one of the sectors most vulnerable to... Read more
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Next steps for ISSB and ESG disclosures

27/01/2022
As accounting standards-setter IFRS’s International Sustainability Standards Board works on creating a new ESG reporting framework that is as widely accepted – and as widely embedded in the corporate reporting... Read more
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Supply chain risks and ESG compliance

27/01/2022
The introduction of a compliance-related approach to financial crime enforcement, where liability may be triggered by actions far down a supply chain, will likely be applied to ESG concerns too... Read more
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