Policy and Regulation

Policy & Regulation

Managing modern slavery risk across supply chains

June 21, 2022
Investors must continue to manage modern slavery and supply chain risks as...
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Policy & Regulation, Sector Focus

IIGCC expands net zero investment framework to include infrastructure

June 20, 2022
The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change aims to attract impact investors...
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Policy & Regulation

Regulatory Briefing: Leading investor groups say gas should stay out of UK taxonomy

June 20, 2022
Reports that the UK government is to label natural gas as sustainable...
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Policy & Regulation

Regulatory Round-up: West Virginia’s ESG blacklist; GFANZ’s net zero framework release; SEC’s Goldman Sachs investigation

June 16, 2022
Six large financial groups have been warned they could be blacklisted by...
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Data, Policy & Regulation

German institutional investors show greater support for ESG

June 16, 2022
Union Investment’s sustainability survey found that conviction over the importance of ESG...
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Policy & Regulation

Regulatory Briefing: EU parliament committees oppose inclusion of gas and nuclear in taxonomy

June 16, 2022
Two influential European Parliament committees have rejected plans to classify gas and...
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Policy & Regulation

Regulatory Briefing: Australian securities regulator issues greenwashing guidelines

14/06/2022
The Australian Securities and Investment Commission has published some basic guidelines for the marketing of ESG funds to avoid greenwashing. The core message is that managed and pension funds need to... Read more
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Policy & Regulation

Industry calls for greater transparency on ESG ratings 

14/06/2022
More transparency around ESG ratings would increase the quality of ratings and services made available to investors, say respondents to a EU consultation, including Germany’s BVI and Eurosif. Transparency in... Read more
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Policy & Regulation

UK pensions regulator to review initial TCFD reports

13/06/2022
TPR will review pension funds’ published Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures reports in the coming months, it has disclosed. In a blog post authored by David Fairs, executive director of... Read more
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Policy & Regulation

US SEC action against Vale likely to have greatest implications for ESG

13/06/2022
While the US Securities and Exchange Commission has been ramping up its focus on financial firms’ ESG claims, its scrutiny of corporates will likely have a greater impact on sustainable... Read more
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Policy & Regulation

Regulatory Briefing: EU rejects tougher carbon emissions rules

13/06/2022
The European Parliament has unexpectedly rejected plans to toughen up carbon emissions rules, in a blow to the EU’s core climate policy and ambitions to establish itself as global leader... Read more
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