Post-summit, ESG Investor collates the thoughts of asset managers, NGOs, and other sustainable finance experts. Did COP26 deliver on expectations?
A patchy framework and project setbacks mean Europe risks failing decarbonisation commitments.
Formal member survey on sustainability and sustainable ownership issues to be published this month.
New benchmark report highlights lack of social factors in corporates’ transition strategies and “absence of a holistic approach to decarbonisation planning”.
VCMI launches action plan to ensure voluntary carbon markets contribute to global decarbonisation and Paris-alignment.
New framework helps firms align near- and long-term climate action with 1.5°C pathway.
Alliance momentum builds, but admits to room for improvement on sector-based targets.
Policymakers and voluntary frameworks view sustainability reporting through different lenses, but asset owners are pursuing greater visibility.
ShareAction CEO calls for continued regulatory pressure on pension schemes.
Investment must be accompanied by further efforts by policymakers to resolve barriers to carbon pricing.
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