IMF

The European Central Bank (ECB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have called for a global standard setter to align climate disclosures across jurisdictions and make these more reliable for investors.

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The most common reporting gaps for climate-related disclosures are in quantitative elements of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations, according to the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

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DWP launches consultation on DB scheme funding  July 29, 2022 The UK’s DWP aims to create clearer funding standards while supporting trustees and employers in planning their scheme funding over the long term The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is seeking consultation on The Draft Occupational Pension Schemes (Funding and Investment Strategy and Amendment) […]

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DWP, pensions, stewardship

DWP launches taskforce for social risks July 21, 2022 UK government taskforce to support the pensions industry around the social factors under ESG The UK has created a new minister-led taskforce to support the integration of social factors from ESG investing into pension scheme investments. The taskforce will support pension scheme trustees and the wider […]

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Japan Financial Services Agency (FSA)

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has requested public comments on its newly released draft Code of Conduct for ESG Evaluations and Data Providers.

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Gender Balance - A women and a man stand on balanced scales

Capturing a gender perspective in the directive would make a significant contribution to protecting women’s rights and advancing gender equality, according to BCAM 

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SEC forms climate and ESG taskforce

The SEC’s amendments to the Trump administration’s 2020 rules only partially addresses investor concerns over attacks on independence of proxy voting advice

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London, UK

TCFD alignment is set to be mandated as pensions minister Guy Opperman highlights stewardship as key in unlocking sustainable investment

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Roberta Metsola, President of the European Union

Legislatures around the world are become increasingly aware of Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation (SLAPP) techniques being used by individuals and companies, and are seeking methods of combating the practice, according to research by law firm Leigh Day. 

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European Parliament, Strasburg, EU, EC

The European Parliament has rejected a motion to oppose the inclusion of gas and nuclear energy generation as an environmentally sustainable economic activity.

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