The UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published a consultation on mandatory disclosures in line with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD).
Continuing its recent focus on climate, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking comments from the public on its climate change disclosure rules and related guidance, and whether and how they should be modified.
In further Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) news from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the agency has announced the creation of a Climate and ESG Task Force in its Division of Enforcement.
On 24 February, SEC Acting Chair Allison Herren Lee released a ‘Statement on the Review of Climate-Related Disclosure’ in which she directed the Division of Corporation Finance to “enhance its focus on climate-related disclosure in public company filings.”
We’ve seen a glut of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) news this week, particularly on climate disclosure, so join us for a whistle-stop tour of points of interest.
If you were a mouse would you tie a bell to the cat, or would you let someone else make it their job? The fable of “belling the cat” – wherein inaction ends in disaster for the mice – serves as starting point for Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank (ECB), in her […]
In a further step in extending its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) activities and mandate under the Biden administration, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has named Satyam Khanna as Senior Policy Advisor for Climate and ESG.
The European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to set up a climate change centre to strengthen and bring together the bank’s work on climate issues, currently being carried out across different parts of the organisation.
As head of the world’s largest asset management firm, Larry Fink commands attention. Coming on the heels of the latest stewardship guidelines from BlackRock, his latest annual letter focuses on climate disclosure.