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Policy & Regulation

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

June 30, 2022
The UK is failing to deliver on its ambitious climate targets trumpeted...
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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...
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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...
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Reviewing corporate action following the overturn of Roe vs Wade

28/06/2022
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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Regulatory Briefing: EU parliament's compromise on ETS and CBAM

27/06/2022
The European Parliament has agreed to a compromise package of green measures, including some tightening of the EU’s high-profile carbon trading system and a new scheme to penalise imports of... Read more
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Regulatory Round-up: GRI on EU’s sustainability reporting, Basel on bonuses, UK pension schemes to assess Paris alignment

23/06/2022
The level of detail required to comply with the EU’s proposed European Sustainability Reporting Standards means even sophisticated reporters will struggle to comply, according to the Global Reporting Initiative, a... Read more
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Basel Committee’s banking climate risk principles disappoint advocacy groups

22/06/2022
Climate Safe Lending Network and Finance Watch criticise the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s principles on climate risk as being weak, though the proposal has the support of the European... Read more
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Regulatory Briefing: Fresh objections to the SEC’s climate disclosures

22/06/2022
More objections to the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s proposals for mandatory climate disclosure rules are surfacing as sector advocacy groups publish their formal submissions to the agency’s consultation, which... Read more
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