French regulator demands broader scope for non-financial reporting

French regulator demands broader scope for non-financial reporting The French securities regulator, AMF, has asked the European Commission to make all companies, irrespective of size, disclose harmonised ESG data under the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive. The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), explaining its reasoning in a response to the commission’s call for feedback on the […]

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Carney: Data interpretation key to zero carbon transition

Carney: Data interpretation key to zero carbon transition Investors must learn how to interpret, and apply, the increasing volume of ESG data if they are to formulate successful strategies to tackle climate change, according to the former Bank of England governor Mark Carney. Addressing members of the Personal Investment Management and Financial Advice (PIMFA) trade […]

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Minerva partners with Ryedale for ESG investment solution

Minerva Analytics has entered into a collaborative partnership with portfolio management technology provider Ryedale to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) data into the fund management investment process. The joint work is aimed at asset owners, asset managers and regulators to help them incorporate ESG and sustainability data into their respective processes. The collaboration comes […]

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TCFD Climate Disclosures

TCFD is set to get a boost after the FCA issued new rules requiring TCFD-compliant climate disclosures.

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EU-wide task force appointed as NFRD reform gathers pace

Have regulators been deceived on green benchmarks? New European regulations on green benchmarks have been thrown into the spotlight this week, amid allegations they favour the interests of a handful of ESG data providers rather than supporting “genuine sustainability”. The European Commission’s proposals to develop benchmarks for low-carbon investment strategies have been dubbed “flawed and […]

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Sustainability risks internal audit

Lack of data hindering investor ESG take up Investors have cited a lack of reliable data as their top obstacle to ESG adoption, a major survey reveals. The survey, which comprised responses from 300 institutional investors globally, including private and public pension funds, endowments, foundations and official institutions, highlights the key push and pull factors […]

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