Policy and Regulation

Policy & Regulation

Regulator warns UK is falling ‘far short’ on environmental ambitions

January 20, 2023
The OEP says the government should address shortcomings in its upcoming environmental...
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World trade ministers agree to collaborate on climate change

January 20, 2023
Trade ministers meeting in Davos have launched an initiative recognising the need...
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Regulatory Round-up: ESMA reviews funds' possible greenwashing practices; US SEC receives complaint about Brazil's meat giant JBS

January 19, 2023
The European Securities and Markets Authority has launched a review of how...
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US Republicans accuse ISS and Glass Lewis of potentially violating legal duties

January 19, 2023
Republican state attorneys-general say proxy advisers Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis...
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Net zero insurance protocol launched at Davos 

January 18, 2023
Insurance and reinsurance companies should start measuring and reporting on efforts to...
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UK net zero review criticises lack of long-term thinking

January 16, 2023
An independent review led by former energy minister Chris Skidmore has urged the...
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EU considers antitrust exemptions for agri-food sustainability agreements

16/01/2023
The European Commission has launched a consultation on how to design sustainability agreements for the agriculture sector, signalling it is prepared to ease competition rules. The recent reform of the... Read more
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Stronger nature policy may lead to biodiversity offsets market, says IPR

12/01/2023
Analysis by the UN-backed PRI's Inevitable Policy Response points to greater regulation to protect nature and the creation of biodiversity markets. The Inevitable Policy Response, a UN-backed Principles for Responsible... Read more
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Regulatory Round-up: ECB's Schnabel on renewables; ICMA on China

12/01/2023
Renewable energies are more competitive amid low interest rates and the green transition would fail to prosper in an environment with high inflation, Isabel Schnabel, a member of the European... Read more
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Climate inaction and social inequality among world’s worst short-term risks, says WEF

12/01/2023
Latest Global Risks Report sparks warnings about the growing wealth gap fuelling tensions, amid governments’ inadequate response to climate change. Climate action failure, extreme weather and biodiversity loss ranked first,... Read more
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German corporate due diligence law comes into force

12/01/2023
Companies will have to comply with new human rights due diligence requirements ahead of EU-wide legislation. Germany’s supply chain due diligence act came into force earlier this month, requiring companies... Read more
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