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  • TCFD adherence grows as Moody’s points to climate risks

    Progress was announced this week on two drives to assess the risk of climate change to businesses. The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) now has 513 supporters; and Moody’s has updated its environmental risk heat map, showing that 11 sectors with $2.2tr of debt have elevated risk.

    • 27 Sep 2018
  • Deal on measuring impact gets closer as bodies back IMP

    Among the host of sustainable finance-related announcements this week to coincide with the UN General Assembly session in New York, one of the most potentially significant is from the Impact Management Project.

    • 27 Sep 2018
  • HSBC mutiny memo is a chance for Flint to show character

    The lengthy complaint about HSBC management drafted, purportedly, by investment bankers within the firm must be taken seriously and investigated, if its new CEO John Flint wants to win the confidence of the rest of the staff and shareholders.

    • 25 Sep 2018
  • World Benchmarking Alliance launches ambitious SDG league tables

    On Monday evening in New York, a coalition of investors, NGOs and other parties publicly launched the World Benchmarking Alliance, an initiative to give investors free information about which companies are best at bringing about the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

    • 24 Sep 2018
  • ‘Have you forgotten your brothers?’

    Those at Lehman Brothers on Monday, September 15, 2008 will remember the moment the lines between the London and New York offices went dead.

    • 13 Sep 2018
  • SRI Award Winners 2018 revealed

    GlobalCapital announced the winners of its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2018 in Amsterdam on Tuesday evening. This year’s two sovereign debut green finance issues, from Indonesia and Belgium, won Deals of the Year in their regions, and there were double laurels for Danone, in both the bond and loan markets.

    • 05 Sep 2018