It may be “some time” before directors face charges for failings on climate risks despite the introduction of new reporting rules in this area, a leading expert has said.

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SEC reviewing decade-old climate disclosure rules

The UK’s pensions watchdog has launched an eight-week consultation to assist trustees in meeting stricter sustainability and governance measures.

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SEC creates new senior climate change role

Not-for-profit sustainability advocacy organization Ceres is urging companies and investors to get behind its campaign for more disclosure on carbon footprints.

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Timeline, Clock, Ticking, Waiting

New rules forcing asset managers and other financial services providers to disclose climate change risks will come into force later this year, the UK regulator has said.

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China energy

China has set targets to reduce its energy-related carbon emissions, but will the energy sector be able to deliver? Minerva has asked Asia Research & Engagement to share their perspective on some recent developments.

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Biden, US

President Joe Biden will order US financial firms to disclose the climate-change risks of their investments, adding to the wave of global regulation on climate and investment. The plan was announced on 7 April by US climate envoy John Kerry. Speaking at an IMF event on climate change, Kerry said the rules would be introduced […]

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Trustees face enforcement action if they fail to comply The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has warned trustees to act to meet new climate change regulations and warned it could take enforcement action against funds that failed to comply with their obligations. The TPR issued its warning alongside its new Climate Change Strategy aimed at driving the […]

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Fourty three new asset managers have joined the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative. Signatories managers commit to supporting the goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 or sooner

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Trump’s anti-ESG influence is quickly starting to unwind

Trump’s anti-ESG influence is quickly starting to unwind ESG debate moves swiftly forward in the SEC under Biden’s administration A wave of ESG-related changes in the US administration under Joe Biden’s leadership is unfolding this month, marking the beginning of an unwinding of policies set out by his predecessor Donald Trump.  While the Trump presidency […]

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MEPs pave the way for higher environmental standards

MEPs pave the way for higher environmental standards New EU law on due diligence will also cover human rights issues MEPs are urging companies and investors to focus on sustainability by paving the way for a new EU law that requires them to address human rights and environmental standards. A legislative report, published on 10 […]

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