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The Unhedgeable Risk

The Unhedgeable Risk

Matt Orsagh, CFA, CIPM, Former Senior Director, Capital Markets Policy, CFA Institute, author of the report Integrating natural capital and biodiversity in the investment...

FNG Label Awards for 2023

This year's award of the FNG Siegel was the eighth annual event. On Thursday, 24 November 2022 asset management firms and representatives of the...

SDG 2: UNCTAD working for sustainable investment in agriculture

UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) supports investment promotion agencies (IPAs) by awarding excellence in fostering sustainable investment in agriculture, contributing to...

How many ESG IT tools will you need?

| Efficient IT solutions will be key to meet future ESG disclosure and reporting requirements of investee companies. The ESG software market is developing...

Sustainability moving from the ESG to the accounting department

Companies, institutional investors and asset managers are embracing sustainability in their daily practice. New sustainability regulations and frameworks will change the information flows within...

COP27 must look beyond carbon emissions | GRI

| By Margherita Barbieri (Topic Standards Manager) and Noora Puro (Sector Standards Manager), Global Reporting Initiative In the heat of Sharm El Sheikh, discussions started...

Asset owners: Decarbonisation strategies on company and portfolio level

Net Zero and Zero Carbon might be investors' targets. Decarbonisation strategies lead towards achieving these objectives. Unique decarbonisation strategies Today, institutional investors and asset managers develop...

The case for integrating natural capital and biodiversity in the investment process

"Investors, companies, policymakers, and civil society are beginning to realize the need to better value and manage these resources as we see the negative...

Least developed countries bear the burden of climate change impacts

There are currently 46 economies designated by the UN as the least developed countries (LDCs), entitling them to preferential market access, aid, technological capabilities-building...

ECB sets deadlines for banks to deal with climate risks

Despite improvements, banks still need to better identify and manage climate and environmental risks ECB sets deadlines for banks to progressively meet all supervisory expectations...

Inflation on the radar since early 2020

Inflation came as a big surprise to many investors, asset managers and consumers but early signs of inflation risk were flagged by asset managers...

2022 Progress Update for the U.S. Department of State’s Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plan

| The office of the spokesperson of the U.S. Department of State released the 2022 Progress Update for the U.S. Department of State's Climate Adaptation...
GRI CEO global role

Four-in-five largest global companies report with GRI

‘Encouraging’ findings for corporate transparency in KPMG survey A major stocktake on the state of sustainability reporting around the world has revealed that GRI provides...

Demographic challenges and impact on inflation

| The global effects of Asia’s aging population "With the dynamism of Asia, particularly China, having been so central to the success of the global economy,...

Facilitating business action on the SDGs

Expert guidance shared from GRI’s Business Leadership Forum A series of discussion sessions between business leaders and key stakeholder groups about reporting on the Sustainable...

Bridging the gap between sustainability and fiduciary duty

| By Daniele Coronacion, ASEAN Regional Program Manager, Global Reporting Initiative We are now at a tipping point of corporate sustainability. Over the past decade there...

Council approves conclusions for UN biodiversity summit in Montreal (COP15)

On 24 October the Council approved conclusions in view of the conference of parties for the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 15),...

SFDR: Article 8 and 9 funds update

Morningstar provides a brief update on Article 8 and 9 funds (SFDR) as per 26 October, 2022: The market share of Article 8 and Article...

EU priorities for COP27 on Climate Change and COP15 on Biodiversity

EU priorities for COP27 on Climate Change On the COP27 climate negotiations, the EU will work for further ambition and action in this critical decade,...

Demand for ESG investment products is outstripping supply

| ESG-focused institutional investment seen soaring 84% to US$33.9 trillion in 2026, making up 21.5% of assets under management: PwC report - Projected compound annual...

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