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Despite breakthrough loss and damages fund and a focus on reforming the global financial system, COP27 failed to incorporate the crucial goal of phasing out fossil fuels
In the latest edition of IFLR's Closing Conditions podcast, Karry Lai speaks to Craig Katerberg, chief legal officer and corporate affairs officer at Budweiser APAC
This year's conference in Sharm El-Sheikh saw the focus shift to developing countries and their need for financial support
Despite short-term trade-offs between energy security and emissions, the European Commission claims the energy crisis is helping the transition to renewables
As COP comes to Africa this November, market participants expect a boost in ESG product appetite
Key challenges for dealmakers included ensuring a new bond-funded loan for the Barbados government, completing buy-back of existing debt and creating a conservation framework
A major concern is the level of interoperability with upcoming standards from the ISSB and the SEC
Move to introduce a code of conduct for ESG evaluation and data providers lauded as industry seeks greater transparency; however, its impact may be limited
Public companies in Hong Kong SAR need to develop better gender diversity policies and strategies, including broadening recruitment processes and improving on succession planning
Further clarity on how best to guard against greenwashing and support on additional costs incurred will improve overall effectiveness of the framework
Without proper standards and strategies in place, fund managers could find themselves at risk of greenwashing
While Britain is trying to build its own path through plans such as the Net-Zero Financial Centre, it has followed in the EU’s footsteps with its green taxonomy and SDR
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IFLR examines the SEC’s latest proposals to enhance climate disclosures and combat greenwashing across the US investment management industry
IFLR’s latest explainer looks at the Commission’s proposal on climate disclosures for issuers, for which the comment period will end on June 17
IFLR’s latest explainer looks at how the framework compares with other taxonomies and what implementation challenges it will present
In our latest explainer, we take a closer look at the new Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive, which replaces the Non-Financial Reporting Directive
IFLR’s latest explainer looks at how proposed changes will have implications for diversity, board governance and ESG
In IFLR’s latest primer, we look at the significance of the UK Stewardship Code and how recent changes will impact asset management
In this IFLR’s explainer, we look at the significance of the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) and how it affects investors
IFLR explains the EU’s green finance rules and how they will change the investor landscape
IFLR looks at what listed companies will need to do: plenty of extra reporting and compliance efforts
Environmental, social and governance are the buzzwords of 2019. But what do they actually mean? IFLR explains in the latest instalment of our free-to-read primer series
The Americas awards research has now begun, with winners to be announced in New York in May 2023
UN officials and stakeholders have called for reforms to the global regulatory and financial system to increase green capital flows for developing countries
As ESG rises on the global regulatory agenda, compliance teams in banks are upping their game to tackle the various strands of ESG risk
Disclosure regimes for listed companies have made public markets the focus of ESG requirements, but the dynamic could be changing