biodiversity

The Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) has launched a consultation on guidance for biodiversity-related disclosures.

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Sustainable Stewardship Greenwashing

Minerva weighs in on TPR climate guidelines September 10, 2021 In July, The Pensions Regulator (TPR) announced an eight-week consultation to shape their new guidance for trustees to meet tougher standards of governance in relation to climate change risks and opportunities. Minerva has submitted a response to the new guidelines. The consultation, which ended on […]

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1.5, degrees, Celsius, Paris, Climate

Keeping the global average temperature rise to a maximum of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels will require an energy transformation that is “unparalleled in size and scope”, according to the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI).

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Petrobas class action USS

Oil and gas companies need to show a clear and urgent focus on addressing environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns in order to continue to attract capital from investors, according to a new report from EY.

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Many banks and investment funds have been included in an international treaty clamping down on private-sector human rights abuses.

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Investor Forum embraces ‘stakeholder capitalism’

The majority of Europe’s biggest financial institutions already have in place – or will have soon – remuneration packages linked to environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) performance, a report has revealed. 

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IPCC

Human activity is “unequivocally” the driving force behind climate change, a newly published report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change stated in a grim new report published last week. 

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DoL, Department of Labor

The US Department of Labor (DoL) has proposed changes to a controversial rule brought in last year that would have restricted pension funds’ ability to implement ESG strategies.

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FCA

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has hit out at “poor quality” product applications for ESG funds and set out detailed guidance for fund managers.

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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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