Environmental, Social & Governance
02 December 2023
Financial Service Intelligence Watch
Just Share spotlights banks' decarbonisation failures
Standard Bank has seven directors that have potential conflicts of interest regarding their roles at fossil fuel companies and the bank’s commitment to managing climate risk issues, says Just Share in a new study that spotlights key roles that the South African financial services industry plays in the ...
The urgency of accelerated decarbonisation: A critical role for private sector entities in progress
Businesses are tasked with a significant challenge: integrating decarbonisation into their financial strategies and decision-making processes, according to a report by EY. They face hurdles such as inconsistent government policies. A systematic, evolving framework is essential for managing change and providing effective, large-scale transition support. Incorporating environmental considerations and ensuring ...
UK regulator sets up adviser working group on sustainable disclosure rules
The Financial Conduct Authority in the UK has initiated an intriguing development by forming a working group specifically for financial advisers. This group is designed to assist these professionals in understanding and implementing the new ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) regulations effectively, reports FT Adviser.
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FCA confirms major measures to boost trust and transparency in sustainable investments, tackling greenwashing