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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Letter

UK-based asset owners have warned that the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) portfolio alignment proposals could undermine efforts to transition to a low carbon economy.

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overload

This week, Minerva CEO Sarah Wilson spoke to Mallowstreet editor Sandra Wolf for a feature on the growing reporting burden facing UK pension schemes.

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Greenwashing

Proposals target investor protection issues July 1, 2021 The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) says more efforts are needed to curb greenwashing in the asset management industry and has called for feedback on planned recommendations surrounding sustainability-related regulatory and supervisory expectations. A new report from the umbrella group of global securities regulators centres on […]

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API, oil, petroleum

New API guidelines come amid stiffening disclosure rules July 2, 2021 The American Petroleum Institute (API) has launched a new template for natural gas and oil companies to better track and report greenhouse gas (GHG) indicators. The trade association, which is the biggest in the US oil and natural gas sector, said the framework aims […]

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1.5, degrees, Celsius, Paris, Climate

G7 indexes falling short as countries support TCFD June 18, 2021 A new report written by the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and CDP ahead of the Group of 7 (G7) and the UNGC leaders summit has found that the G7 stock indexes are on temperature pathways of 2.95 degrees Celcius or higher. Titled, ‘Taking […]

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Timeline, Clock, Ticking, Waiting

New rules forcing asset managers and other financial services providers to disclose climate change risks will come into force later this year, the UK regulator has said.

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Biodiversity Briefing

Today, investors are increasingly aware that all forms of capital, including natural capital, contribute to long-term sustainable growth. To mark Earth Day 2021, Minerva published a Briefing on Biodiversity and Stewardship to help investors consider the role of natural capital in their investments.

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Janet Yellen

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has said the US is ready to rejoin the fight against climate change “after sitting on the sidelines for four years”.

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IFRS logo

IFRS Foundation launches sustainability working group New collaboration aims to harmonise sustainability accounting initiatives In a bid to fast forward convergence in global sustainability reporting standards, the trustees of the IFRS Foundation have set up a working group. The group is aimed at structured engagement with initiatives focused on enterprise value reporting, with a view […]

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