International Federation of Accountants

International Federation of Accountants Welcomes U.S. SEC’s Request for Input on Climate Change Disclosures

Building Blocks approach addresses informational needs of global capital markets as well as country-specific requirements The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), which comprises 180 members and associate organizations and represents over 3 million professional accountants globally, continues its work in support of a global system for delivering consistent, comparable and assurable sustainability information. In its […]

institutional investors survey 2021

Harvard Law School Publishes the Institutional Investor Survey 2021

The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance has published Morrow Sodali’s highly esteemed Institutional Investor Survey, which canvasses the views and opinions of more than a quarter of the world’s assets under management. The latest survey entitled Institutional Investor Survey 2021, raises a total of 19 questions to the annual global poll of over […]

deletion risk

208 FTSE4Good Companies at Risk of Deletion after Implementation of New Climate Performance Standards

208 companies – over 10% of the FTSE4Good All World – considered at risk of deletion after implementation of new climate performance standards according to TFSE Russell and have 12 months to improve climate performance or be deleted from FTSE4Good indexes FTSE Russell, the global index, data and analytics provider, has identified 208 existing constituents […]

Distributed Renewable Energy

1st Distributed Renewable Energy ETF

London Stock Exchange welcomes iClima Earth listing its world’s first distributed renewable energy ETF Distributed Renewable Energy involves converging decarbonising technologies and includes residential solar panels, energy storage, smart meters, vehicle-to-grid energy (‘V2G’), electric vehicle charging, smart inverters, and software solutions that leverage Artificial Intelligence (AI) to manage the system. Coupled with energy storage solutions, […]

Capital Global Private Equity Barometer

Global Private Equity Barometer Summer 2021

Three quarters of LPs say climate change and healthcare/biotech will change their investment priorities in the post-covid world Two major issues will drive change in LPs’ private equity portfolios in the next few years, according to Coller Capital’s latest Global Private Equity Barometer: Three quarters of all LPs will invest differently in response to issues […]

Green and social bond Principle

Green & Social Bond Principles 2021

Green bonds enable capital-raising and investment for new and existing projects with environmental benefits, the Green Bond Principles (GBP) seek to support issuers in financing environmentally sound and sustainable projects that foster a net-zero emissions economy and protect the environment. The Green and Social Bond Principles (GBP) are the global standard for a $1.6 trillion […]

S&P climate risks

S&P Climate Credit Analytics dedicated to Financial Institutions and Corporations

S&P Global Market Intelligence and Oliver Wyman launch Climate Credit Analytics a new model suite to evaluate climate risk impact throught the coverage of more than 700,000 companies globally S&P Global Market Intelligence and Oliver Wyman launched the Climate Credit Analytics to help companies evaluate and assess the impact of climate risk. The new model […]

ENI first sustainability-linked bond issue in its sector

Eni launches the 1st Sustainability-linked Bond issue in its sector

Eni intends to place the first euro-denominated sustainability-linked bond in its sector, with a 7 year maturity, under its existing Euro Medium Term Note Programme. The energy company Eni intends to place the first euro-denominated sustainability-linked bond in its sector, with a 7 year maturity, under its existing Euro Medium Term Note Programme. Today the […]

Moody's releases its ESG credit impact scores and issuer for metals, mining and coal companies

Moody’s releases its ESG issuer profile and credit impact scores for Metals, Mining and Coal Companies

New Moody’s scores reflect negative credit impact of ESG risks on metals, mining and coal companies Moody’s Investors Service published its environmental, social and governance (ESG) issuer profile and credit impact scores for various rated issuers in the global metals and mining and coal sectors. This new ESG issuer profile and credit impact scores cover […]