Taxonomy aims to enable the financial sector to classify green activities, facilitate monitoring of credit and investment flows, and prevent greenwashing.
Companies’ use of voluntary carbon markets to meet short-term decarbonisation targets are reigniting investors’ greenwashing concerns.
Member states campaigning for ‘complementary’ act, but NGOs warn of risks to credibility.
Slow progress by the fifty largest chemical companies highlights lack of holistic action.
Eight months after SFDR’s launch, strong inflows are accompanied by continued concerns over “catch-all” category.
Implementing the Glasgow Climate Pact is already proving difficult.
SFC currently evaluating ESG disclosures “much more closely” and looking for more ways to reduce opportunities for greenwashing.
Energy-intensive and unregulated, institutional investors are proving reluctant to back the rapidly growing asset class.
Sooner or later, governments must catch up with investors, consumers and voters.
The CFA Institute’s new voluntary global fund labelling guidelines put the focus on greenwash.
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