country: US

Policy & Regulation
August 1, 2022

Biden climate bill: Leap forward or tainted compromise? environmentalists ask

As the US Senate considers a landmark bill, providing unprecedented funding for climate change programmes, many are asking whether its significant concessions to the fossil...
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Policy & Regulation
July 25, 2022

Regulatory briefing: FSB faces US backlash on climate risk proposals

The Financial Stability Board’s interim report on climate-related risks has drawn fire from US-based business and banking advocacy groups as the debate in the country...
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Policy & Regulation, Sector Focus
April 21, 2022

New York’s catch-all fashion act aims to enforce global change

The proposed bill has strong support, and could force retailers to sign up to a new standard on sustainability disclosures in order to continue selling...
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Finance
March 30, 2022

Lessons from climate risk pooling

Countries such as Australia, the US and the UK have developed financing solutions to deal with the aftermath of severe weather events, and are now...
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Policy & Regulation
March 22, 2022

Regulatory round-up

The US Securities and Exchange Commission’s much-anticipated proposal to impose climate disclosures on listed companies aligns the US better with many other jurisdictions including the...
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Policy & Regulation
March 17, 2022

Regulatory round-up

EU finance ministers have agreed a unified position on a proposed Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism that will introduce a levy on imports of carbon-intensive products,...
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Policy & Regulation
February 24, 2022

Regulatory round-up

The European Commission has approved a Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence directive aimed at making businesses accountable for human rights violations and environmental harm in their supply chains. After several delays,...
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