Financials, Policy & Regulation, US

Funds embrace ESG terminology in prospectuses

May 25, 2023
More funds are including detailed ESG criteria in their prospectuses, reflecting tighter...
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Policy & Regulation, US

Is the US debt ceiling stand-off compromising Biden's green agenda?

May 24, 2023
As US president Joe Biden’s administration tussles to get agreement from the...
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Financials, Policy & Regulation, Sector Focus, US

Do ESG resolutions stand a chance at banks’ AGMs?

May 2, 2023
Though a Securities and Exchange Commission rule change has opened the gate...
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Policy & Regulation, US

SEC should mandate Scope 3 disclosures, says environmental group

April 6, 2023
The Sierra Club has submitted additional comments stressing the need for supply...
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Hydrogen fuel cell buses
Energy, Policy & Regulation, Sector Focus, US

Explainer: The future of clean hydrogen in the US

March 27, 2023
The adoption of clean hydrogen in the US has been given a...
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Policy & Regulation, US

Biden’s approval of Alaskan oil drilling prompts environmental lawsuits

March 21, 2023
Go-ahead for Willow project has potential to "undo the clean energy progress...
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Policy & Regulation, US

Why lack of CRO at Silicon Valley Bank should have rung alarm bells

News that the collapsed SVB did not have a chief risk officer for much of 2022 has raised questions about oversight at lower tier banks. The US Federal Reserve is... Read more
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EU, Policy & Regulation, US

Only 40% of companies report Scope 3 emissions, CDP says

Companies are struggling to report emissions linked to their supply chains, says the non-profit organisation. Just 41 per cent of companies that disclose to CDP are reporting their Scope 3... Read more
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Apple shareholders reject conservative proposals on its diversity policy and China

Apple shareholders have voted against proposals put forward by conservative US groups that consider the tech giant's diversity and inclusion policies as "bigoted against men" and called for an audit... Read more
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Financials, US

Explainer: The impact of Republicans' anti-woke campaign

US Republicans are blocking legislation that would allow pension funds to consider ESG factors in their investments and are blacklisting lenders and asset managers that have anti-fossil fuel policies, but... Read more
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Energy, US

US charges up its highways for an electric future

The Biden administration’s strategy to build a national network of electric vehicle charging points and increase the number of EV chargers has been welcomed by US companies. US companies are... Read more
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