UN PRI: Support Sustainable Companies Through the Coronavirus Crisis, Even if it Means Sacrificing...

The UN PRI has issued a statement on the ongoing global Coronavirus crisis, in which it urges investors to support sustainable companies throughout the...

World Economic Forum Releases Framework to Help Business Identify ESG Factors for Long-Term Resilience

ESG factors with financial impact on a company can change over time; identifying these factors before they arise is important for a company’s long-term...

EIB Partners with UNEP on Climate and Environment

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have joined forces to deepen their cooperation to enhance climate and environmental...

ESG is a ‘Financially Material’ Issue, Warns UN PRI in Fiduciary Duty Investigation

Investors that fail to incorporate ESG issues are failing their fiduciary duties and are increasingly likely to be subject to legal challenge," warns the...

Investment Association Launches New Attempt to Standardise ESG Definitions

The Investment Association (IA), the UK's trade body for the investment and asset management industry, has today launched the first industry-wide framework to categorise...

Banks are Lagging on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, Finds Progress Report

More than two years after the voluntary Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) in the banking sector TCFD released its final recommendations report...

ICMA Announces New Green Bonds Committee Advisory Council

The Green Bond Principles and Social Bond Principles Executive Committee, part of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) has announced the composition of its...

Global Stock Exchanges Launch Blueprint to Embed Sustainability

Following on from the launch of its five Sustainability Principles in October 2018, the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) has partnered with the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative to define ‘How exchanges can embed sustainability within their operations: a blueprint to advance action’.

Hong Kong Promotes Green Finance Certification Scheme

The Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency has confirmed the launch of a new Green Finance Certification Scheme to provide third-party conformity assessments on green...

Sustainability Accounting Standards Board Appoints New Members

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), an independent standards board founded in 2011 with the mission of helping businesses around the world to identify,...
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