Contracts for difference have proved their flexibility, but are far from flawless, according to Victoria Judd, Counsel at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman.
Regulatory reform, investor scrutiny and carbon capture all part of the mix if hard-to-abate industry is to achieve 2050 ambitions.
Management of nature-related risks, impacts and dependencies could soon become central to asset owners’ sustainable investment strategies.
Proposal attracts criticism that it could hinder shift to cleaner energy generation.
Tightening product disclosure rules leave fund managers vulnerable to regulatory risks.
Report calls for increased taxation of single use plastics and increased incentives for recycling capacity.
Financial institutions expected to use guidance to bolster resilience to environmental risk and set tangible targets.
New parameters on use of estimations to inform SFDR disclosures need to be explained.
Six months on from COP26’s Global Methane Pledge, the quick wins needed to achieve 2030 targets pose steep challenges.
Resignation sparked by German police raids to investigate claims over mis-representation of ESG funds.
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