UK government sets out sustainability disclosures for corporate and financial sector
Asset management

UK government sets out sustainability disclosures for corporate and financial sector

2d | By Anjali Kochhar

UK government sets out sustainability disclosures ...

The UK Treasury has released details on a package of new sustainability-related disclosure requirements, designed to reduce the risk of greenwashing i...

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Time running out for companies as lenders and investors tighten the screws on sustainable finance
Asset management

Time running out for companies as lenders and investors tighten the screws on sustainable finance

3d | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Time running out for companies as lenders and inve...

Companies are hastening work on setting clear ESG strategies and monitoring progress as investors have ramped up pressure on ensuring their portfolio ...

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ESG investment and direct indexing go hand-in-hand
Trading & brokering

ESG investment and direct indexing go hand-in-hand

4d | By Jeremy Chan, Journalist

ESG investment and direct indexing go hand-in-hand

Growth in direct indexing could help drive ESG-focused investments Read More...

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Deutsche Bank’s ESG executive slams industry’s greenwashing practices
Asset management

Deutsche Bank’s ESG executive slams industry’s greenwashing practices

7d | By Anjali Kochhar

Deutsche Bank’s ESG executive slams industry’s gre...

Kamran Khan, Deutsche Bank’s head of ESG for Asia Pacific, urged the financial services industry to step up its game and take responsibility for its u...

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Upcoming ESG compliance will be like ‘Mifid II on steroids’, PwC specialist warns
Asset management

Upcoming ESG compliance will be like ‘Mifid II on steroids’, PwC specialist warns

1w | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Upcoming ESG compliance will be like ‘Mifid II on ...

New regulatory regimes will help provide clarity on corporate climate reporting, data structures, and companies disclosures, but firms still have to g...

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Mid-sized market at risk of missing out on funding due to lack of ESG strategy
Asset management

Mid-sized market at risk of missing out on funding due to lack of ESG strategy

2m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Mid-sized market at risk of missing out on funding...

Mid-sized businesses falling behind on ESG agendas are at risk of missing out on a new batch of funding as lenders become more selective and ESG-focus...

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Are global investors finally rising to the ESG challenge?
Asset management

Are global investors finally rising to the ESG challenge?

2m | By Beth Holmes

Are global investors finally rising to the ESG cha...

As one of the key parties called into question by the global sustainability debate, one could argue the financial services industry has, historically,...

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Too Many Shades of Green: EU Quashes Industry Expectations by Ratifying Full Extra-Territorial Effects of SFDR
Asset management

Too Many Shades of Green: EU Quashes Industry Expectations by Ratifying Full Extra-Territorial Effects of SFDR

3m | By Attilio Veneziano, Contributing Columnist

Too Many Shades of Green: EU Quashes Industry Expe...

Dissipating any long-standing doubt over on the extraterritorial effects of ESG disclosures, the European Commission clarified on Tuesday that third-c...

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Data-heavy EU ESG reporting will cause hefty burden for firms, says Fitch director
Asset management

Data-heavy EU ESG reporting will cause hefty burden for firms, says Fitch director

3m | By Tom Lemmon, Reporter

Data-heavy EU ESG reporting will cause hefty burde...

Upcoming EU reporting requirements on ESG will be a costly and burdensome process, particularly for SMEs, according to Fitch Ratings director of ESG r...

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Moving one more step away from the EU, the FCA opts for global standards on climate-related disclosures
Asset management

Moving one more step away from the EU, the FCA opts for global standards on climate-related disclosures

3m | By Attilio Veneziano, Contributing Columnist

Moving one more step away from the EU, the FCA opt...

From advocating a more proportional approach in the application of Mifid to smaller firms, to an ill-concealed criticism of the EU’s already infamous ...

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BlackRock MD: Fintech can plug data gaps in green finance
Asset management

BlackRock MD: Fintech can plug data gaps in green finance

3m | By Tom Lemmon, Reporter

BlackRock MD: Fintech can plug data gaps in green ...

Fintechs could be critical in tackling the “number one” problem in green investing by developing technologies that can better report and analyse green...

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Single price for carbon a must, CME says as ISDA calls for faster regulatory engagement
Trading & brokering

Single price for carbon a must, CME says as ISDA calls for faster regulatory engagement

3m | By Jeremy Chan, Journalist

Single price for carbon a must, CME says as ISDA c...

A single price on carbon is needed to further scale up the carbon offset market and provide confidence that offsets are fair-value products, CME’...

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Sustainable investing must go beyond ESG
Asset management

Sustainable investing must go beyond ESG

4m | By Tom Lemmon, Reporter

Sustainable investing must go beyond ESG

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing is a helpful step forward, but truly sustainable investing and green fund management must proacti...

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FCA, CFTC: More post-pandemic coordination needed on financial sector standards
Banking

FCA, CFTC: More post-pandemic coordination needed on financial sector standards

4m | By Jeremy Chan, Journalist

FCA, CFTC: More post-pandemic coordination needed ...

Regulators from Europe, the US and Japan called for stronger and faster cooperation on key aspects of global financial sector standards. Directors fro...

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Basel III preventing banks from fuelling EU’s green economy, Deutsche Bank and BNP warn
Banking

Basel III preventing banks from fuelling EU’s green economy, Deutsche Bank and BNP warn

4m | By Tom Lemmon, Reporter

Basel III preventing banks from fuelling EU’s gree...

Capital requirements for banks risk stifling their ability to finance the transformation of European economies onto a green footing, Deutsche Bank CEO...

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Banks: Investors need to know ESG factors to stay relevant
Banking

Banks: Investors need to know ESG factors to stay relevant

5m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Banks: Investors need to know ESG factors to stay ...

Fintechs who leverage AI will drive ESG data maturity Read More...

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Growing ESG data and tech markets becoming integral to sustainable finance
Treasury

Growing ESG data and tech markets becoming integral to sustainable finance

9m | By Aaran Fronda, Deputy Editor

Growing ESG data and tech markets becoming integra...

Global inflows into sustainable funds were up 88 percent in Q4 2020 to $152.3bn compared with the same period in 2019, with Europe continuing to domin...

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FIs to increase focus on climate risk management
Treasury

FIs to increase focus on climate risk management

1y | By Emma Olsson, Reporter

FIs to increase focus on climate risk management

The pressure is on for financial institutions (FIs) to adopt climate risk models as regulators and shareholders zero in on environmental, social and g...

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