The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has presented insights into how Authorised Fund Managers (AFMs) are aligning with regulatory expectations in their presentation of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) information. The FCA’s evaluation assesses adherence to Guiding Principles provided in a letter sent to AFMs in July 2021.
Recent developments in Korea include a shift in mandatory sustainability-related disclosure timelines.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has set its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Pillar 3 disclosure rules in motion. A recent article from Wolters Kluwer takes a deep dive into the latest requirements.
The landscape for Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data is rapidly evolving, and understanding how it is currently used, and how that is likely to change in the near future, is crucial.
The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has released a research report exploring the perspectives and approaches of Audit Committee Chairs (ACCs) towards Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) activities and reporting.
The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) Chair Joe Longo delivered a speech at the AFR environmental, social, and governance (ESG) Summit, shedding light on the crucial role of ESG reporting and its impact on attracting investment.
The European Parliament has voted in favour of significant new rules designed to reshape corporate practices and strengthen accountability for the environmental and social impacts of companies.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has recently pursued several high-profile enforcement actions, accusing companies of fraudulently misleading investors about ESG-related issues.
With a lot of discussion on the how and when of sustainability disclosures, it can be easy to forget some of the motivations behind the changes. This week the Financial Stability Board (FSB) published a report taking a deep dive into climate-related risk in compensation frameworks – an area that relies on quality, reliable, climate-related […]
Last week the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the People’s Bank of China (PBC) announced the launch of the China-Singapore Green Finance Taskforce (GFTF). The GFTF is designed to ease cooperation in green and transition finance in the transition to a low carbon future.