Regulation: EU taxonomy

Policy & Regulation
June 16, 2022

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

Two influential European Parliament committees have rejected plans to classify gas and nuclear energy as ‘green’ within the EU’s much-vaunted sustainable finance taxonomy.  Next month,...
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Policy & Regulation
May 25, 2022

SEC’s actions on greenwashing align the US with the EU

The US financial regulator’s fining of BNY Mellon for allegedly misrepresenting ESG information brings Washington closer to Brussels on sustainable finance work. Asset managers are...
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Finance, Policy & Regulation
May 18, 2022

Green bond proposals could hamper issuance, EU warned

Capital markets professionals warn that strict requirements for taxonomy alignment and disclosures could slow the rapid growth of the green bond market. Proposed changes to...
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Policy & Regulation
May 18, 2022

Regulatory Briefing: European Parliament toughens up green bond standards

The European Parliament has tightened the proposed EU green bond standard (EUGBS) rules in a move that is nonetheless being seen as a compromise. The...
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Policy & Regulation
May 17, 2022

Gas is not green but could serve as transition fuel in UK taxonomy, say asset managers

Asset managers call for strict and limited specifications around natural gas power if it is to be included in the UK’s planned green finance taxonomy....
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Knowledge Hub
January 27, 2022

ESG news: January 27 edition

The Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance got serious with new commitments this week, while the EU's advsory body hit back at attmempts to shoehorn 'transitional'...
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Policy & Regulation
December 2, 2021

Compatibility issues to emerge as taxonomies learn the EU’s lessons

As governments like the UK seek to learn from the European bloc, experts stress the importance of interoperability Taxonomy and disclosure systems around the world are improving on the efforts...
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