Rebelle breaks the mould with green IPO

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The online fashion marketplace, which has circular economy principles at its heart, was the first listing to benefit from Nasdaq’s green designation. Cécile Wickmann, chief customer officer, had the idea for Rebelle, a European online marketplace for luxury second-hand fashion...
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Regulatory Round-up: GRI on EU’s sustainability reporting, Basel on bonuses, UK pension schemes to assess Paris alignment

June 23, 2022
The level of detail required to comply with the EU’s proposed European...
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Norway declares leading sustainability index unusable in marketing to consumers 

June 23, 2022
The Higg Materials Sustainability Index – adopted by major fashion brands to tout...
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Basel Committee’s banking climate risk principles disappoint advocacy groups

June 22, 2022
Climate Safe Lending Network and Finance Watch criticise the Basel Committee on...
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Regulatory Briefing: Fresh objections to the SEC’s climate disclosures

June 22, 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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US solar industry faces ‘most disruptive event’ in history

June 22, 2022
A probe into Chinese solar imports derails president Biden’s green ambitions. In the state of Indiana, two coal-fired power plants that were due to close by next year have been... Read more
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Managing modern slavery risk across supply chains

June 21, 2022
Investors must continue to manage modern slavery and supply chain risks as human rights transparency and due diligence regulatory frameworks are evolving rapidly. Earlier this month, the European Parliament progressed... Read more
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Sustainability disclosures are turning into tick-box exercises

June 21, 2022
An excessive focus on ESG reporting risks derailing efforts to deliver positive environmental and social outcomes, and companies and investors should focus on internal management practices instead. With global assets... Read more
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