Regulatory Round-up: ISSB’s capital markets disclosures, UK’s CBAM, China’s ESG disclosures

Policy & Regulation
The International Sustainability Standards Board, created at COP26 six months ago, says it is on track to deliver the first stage of its global baseline of sustainability disclosures for the capital markets by the end of the year. Once in...
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Regulatory Briefing: UN publishes study on short-term climate scenarios for finance

May 19, 2022
The UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative and the UK-based National Institute of...
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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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Capital Flows, Policy & Regulation

Green bond proposals could hamper issuance, EU warned

May 18, 2022
Capital markets professionals warn that strict requirements for taxonomy alignment and disclosures...
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Regulatory Briefing: European Parliament toughens up green bond standards

May 18, 2022
The European Parliament has tightened the proposed EU green bond standard (EUGBS) rules in a move that is nonetheless being seen as a compromise. The new proposal, agreed by MEPs... Read more
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Gas is not green but could serve as transition fuel in UK taxonomy, say asset managers

May 17, 2022
Asset managers call for strict and limited specifications around natural gas power if it is to be included in the UK’s planned green finance taxonomy. The UK will have to... Read more
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Capital Flows, Data

Sustainable companies are more expensive, says study

May 17, 2022
New research from Schroders suggests investors should dig down into sectors and individual stocks to find well-priced sustainable opportunities. Companies ranked strongly for sustainability credentials trade at a higher multiple... Read more
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Regulatory Briefing: EU’s ESG disclosures set high bar, says HSBC

May 17, 2022
The EU’s proposed sustainability reporting rules “set a high bar” and will “drive development of other frameworks globally”, according to an HSBC note following Efrag’s open consultation on the drafts.... Read more
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