UK regulators warn financial sector still failing to account for key climate risks
Insurance

UK regulators warn financial sector still failing to account for key climate risks

3m | By Anjali Kochhar

UK regulators warn financial sector still failing ...

Several areas of the financial sector are still lacking sound strategies to mitigate key climate risks, UK regulators warned as they step up efforts t...

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Greenwashing will mean the ‘death’ of carbon markets
Asset management

Greenwashing will mean the ‘death’ of carbon markets

3m | By Jeremy Chan, Journalist

Greenwashing will mean the ‘death’ of carbon marke...

Greenwashing will be the “death” of the voluntary carbon market if market participants cannot develop common and rigorous standards and taxonomies for...

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Capital markets report: UK continues to shine as fintech hub, Europe leads on sustainable finance
Asset management

Capital markets report: UK continues to shine as fintech hub, Europe leads on sustainable finance

3m | By Anjali Kochhar

Capital markets report: UK continues to shine as f...

The UK ranked number one as fintech leader in Europe for the third consecutive year, followed by Sweden, Denmark, and Lithuania, according to a capita...

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

UK government sets out sustainability disclosures for corporate and financial sector

3m | 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

3m | 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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Deutsche Bank’s ESG executive slams industry’s greenwashing practices
Asset management

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

3m | 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

3m | 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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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

6m | 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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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

6m | 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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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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