The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation has begun searching for board members of its sustainability standards body.

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Australia, Australian, Sydney CBD

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are increasingly at the forefront of debate in the Australian market and 2021’s AGM season proved no exception.

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Australia, Parliament, JobKeeper

The Australian government has introduced a new regulation to reform proxy voting advice services.

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nuclear, power plant

The European Commission is in talks to classify nuclear energy and gas as green investments in its new sustainable taxonomy.

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Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has urged his finance and environment ministers to enforce climate-related financial disclosures.

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climate risks

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a set of final rules requiring investment managers, pension funds, life insurers and publicly listed companies to provide disclosures aligned to the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

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CFA Institute

ESG matters should be included in the analysis and investment selection process, according to a large majority of CFA Institute members.

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emissions

The Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF) and CDP have teamed up to boost the capacity of financial institutions to measure and disclose their financed emissions.

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Australia, Banks, CBD

Australian bank leaders could see their pay linked in part to achieving climate goals as investors continue to increase the pressure on companies over environmental issues.

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emissions

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has opted not to include mandatory climate risk disclosures in new guidance for the country’s financial services sector.

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