Policy and Regulation

Comment, Policy & Regulation

Next steps for ISSB and ESG disclosures

January 27, 2022
As accounting standards-setter IFRS’s International Sustainability Standards Board works on creating a...
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Comment, Policy & Regulation

Supply chain risks and ESG compliance

January 27, 2022
The introduction of a compliance-related approach to financial crime enforcement, where liability...
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Policy & Regulation

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund exemplifies wider net zero issues

January 27, 2022
As the fund adopts a net zero target for its stocks and...
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Policy & Regulation, Sector Focus

Europe's gas crisis and the green transition

January 19, 2022
While the debate over EU plans to include gas and nuclear as...
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Capital Flows, Policy & Regulation

Sustainability-linked derivatives markets primed for growth

January 12, 2022
Derivatives with sustainability targets attached to them are becoming more common, but...
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Alberto dePaoli
Comment, Policy & Regulation

Enel: zero emissions and fully 'electrified' by 2040

December 15, 2021
The multinational energy group does not believe in offsetting and plans to...
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Capital Flows, Policy & Regulation

The future of ESG thematic funds

08/12/2021
Specialist funds that seek to target a specific environmental, social or governance issue are growing in popularity in the investor community  Last month, Credit Suisse announced that it had partnered... Read more
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Capital Flows, Comment, Policy & Regulation

Sustainable investment is a ‘first-world’ option

08/12/2021
Despite some progress, the work around defining and improving sustainable investment ignores developing markets’ reality Even in the midst of a global pandemic, sustainable investing is taking a victory lap... Read more
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Policy & Regulation

Compatibility issues to emerge as taxonomies learn the EU’s lessons

02/12/2021
As governments like the UK seek to learn from the European bloc, experts stress the importance of interoperability Taxonomy and disclosure systems around the world are improving on the efforts... Read more
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Comment, Policy & Regulation

The problem with ESG standardisation

24/11/2021
Global reporting frameworks are useful as long as they do not end up squeezing legitimately disparate investment strategies into a square box marked 'ESG' Standardisation of environmental, social and governance... Read more
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Nadia Ameli
Comment, Policy & Regulation

Why climate disclosures alone will not move markets

17/11/2021
Transparency on climate risks is important, but it will not divert capital away from fossil fuels without big structural changes to the financial system Mark Carney’s eye-popping promise last week... Read more
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