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Emmanuel Faber on emerging markets, double materiality and the link with financial reporting

May 19, 2022
The ISSB chair talks about the challenges ahead and the inevitable path...
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Restaurants’ calories disclosure lesson for ESG

April 21, 2022
As the UK forces large restaurants to publish calories on menus, there are...
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Would clever ESG marketing fool you?

April 7, 2022
More granular disclosures and better ESG data help improve business and finance,...
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Taxonomies should scrutinise 'inputs' to green assets

March 30, 2022
Lack of transparency on the environmental and social impact of creating green...
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Wilshire CEO: we need multiple views on ESG

March 29, 2022
The head of the California-based advisory and index firm talks about ethics,...
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Iosco's Martin Moloney on auditing ESG data

March 23, 2022
The global standard setter for the securities sector is looking at sustainable...
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Should developing markets take a carrot or a stick approach to ESG regulation?

21/03/2022
As European regulation exposes the challenges in addressing environmental, social and governance factors, developing markets, such as India, may wish to take a flexible approach. ESG investing is big business,... Read more
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Understanding nature risk is an 'immense amount of work'

16/03/2022
The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures is proposing yet another framework to understand sustainability but its co-chair insists this will lead to a better, more harmonised reporting system. David Craig,... Read more
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Sustainable investment markets are overhyped, broken and superfluous

09/03/2022
How much carbon dioxide emissions have been avoided thanks to sustainable capital markets? In recent years, the attention paid to environmental, social and governance (ESG) and sustainable investment by companies... Read more
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Guyana’s oil-fuelled future

09/03/2022
President Irfaan Ali aims to use massive oil windfall to accelerate the country's strategic priorities. When Irfaan Ali was eventually sworn in as Guyana’s president in August 2020, following a... Read more
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How SDG impact standards can help boards

08/03/2022
Where ESG labels fail, standards designed by the UN Development Programme around its sustainable development goals may guide business in the right direction, says Panama's former vice president. Decades after... Read more
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