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

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deforestation

Nearly three-quarters of financial companies do not have a deforestation commitment for all relevant commodities in their supply chains, according to a new report from non-profit organisation Global Canopy.

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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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The first two chapters of the EU’s sustainable taxonomy rules have been passed by member states and will come into force at the start of next year.

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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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On Monday, in a first-of-its-kind exercise, the European Central Bank (ECB) released a report in which it evaluated the progress of climate-related and environmental risk management amongst the banks it supervises.

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Norwegian SWF gets active in activism

he world’s largest sovereign wealth fund has joined the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD), an industry-led initiative that aims to provide a framework for organisations to report and act on nature-related financial risks.

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Rishi Sunak, TCFD, FCA, Announcement

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published plans for climate-related disclosure rules for listed companies.

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Minerva invites you to provide feedback on the state of climate stewardship. Our survey deadline has been extended until Friday, 3rd December 2021 – get your response in now!

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COP26

As COP26 comes to a close, Minerva reports from Glasgow on the biggest takeaway for asset owners and asset managers.

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