Australian company directors are not expected to face increased liability risks under the incoming ISSB reporting requirements.
A lack of engagement with key stakeholders and timing of greenwashing investigation among criticisms levelled at European Supervisory Authorities.
European financial regulator faces up to criticisms of its plans for ESG label rules, with concerns focusing on the EU’s SFDR.
A whistleblower complaint has been filed to the US SEC calling for an investigation sustainability-linked bonds issued by Brazilian meat giant JBS.
Despite investors calling for disclosure of all emissions, there are concerns the board is reaching beyond its remit.
The act aims to increase funding for clean energy technologies across EU member states, including through a new European Sovereignty Fund.
The framework aims to ensure investors are not simply disinvesting from more difficult sectors, particularly in emerging economies.
New globally accepted standards aim to improve investor confidence and “reduce the risk of material misstatements”.
A survey of more than 500 medium to large businesses across the US, UK and Europe found that 89% of companies view carbon credits as a valuable tool to mitigate CO2 emissions.
Last year saw continued growth in the global adoption of ESG metrics in executive incentive plans, according to a Willis Tower Watson report.