Global sustainable investment has passed US$30 trillion, but US excluded from majority of trend analysis figures due to “material change” in methodology.
Pension provider highlights nature data challenges for asset owners ahead of industry guide on biodiversity portfolio assessments.
Consultation responses flag risk of regulatory fragmentation, while highlighting key role the code of conduct could play in building trust and transparency...
Regulation should aim to “reduce ‘black box’ methodologies” in ESG ratings market, says UKSIF.
The code establishes industry standards of transparency in methodologies and data sources, governance, and conflicts of interest management.
Proposed framework aims to tackle conflict of interest concerns, but fails to address “quality of raw ESG data”.
Finance Watch prioritises transparency and clarity in recommendations to the European Commission, after consultation highlights “significant biases”.
Rajiv Jalim, Director of Solutions Engineering at FigBytes, highlights five essential ESG metrics to help investors track sustainability progress at portfolio companies.
Despite limited scope for standardisation, investors continue to push companies to be transparent about their social-related processes and policies.
Lack of data on biophysical impact, emissions and geospatial impacting investment and lending decisions and exposure quantification.
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