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Climate finance: what is reasonable to expect from MDBs?

January 16, 2023

As pressure mounts on multilateral lenders to finance the green transition, their approach to risk needs to adapt and governments in high-income countries need to play their part.

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Ethics, impact and data

May 12, 2022

Mark Makepeace, head of the California-based advisory and index firm Wilshire, talks about ramping up work on environmental, social and governance principles.

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Would clever ESG marketing fool you?

April 27, 2022

More granular disclosures and better ESG data help improve business and finance, but greenwashing efforts may be greater still.

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Survey: ESG is maturing, but the ‘culture’ needs changing

March 31, 2022

While sustainability has found its way into business discussions and job titles, meaningful action continues to be hindered by data challenges, short-term expectations and the ever-elusive corporate culture.

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Why we may need yet another reporting framework

March 16, 2022

The alphabet soup of sustainability is ever expanding, with the newly created Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures now being thrown in the mix. But its co-chair insists its creation will eventually lead to a simplified space.

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Accounting for sustainability is 'a really big deal'

February 18, 2022

Sustainability is revolutionising accounting, which, in turn, is set to revolutionise the way finance flows to companies.

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Next steps for ESG disclosures

January 26, 2022

As work at the IFRS’s International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) continues to create a new ESG reporting framework that would be as widely accepted as IFRS accounting standards are, we caught up with the head of one of the two organisations merging into ISSB.

Top 1000 World Banks - Will Latin American banks’ resilience continue?

January 11, 2022

Latin American banks have had mixed fortunes in 2020, largely dependent on their pre-pandemic situation. While some have seen growth, persistent lockdown measures could threaten this in 2021.

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Enel: zero emissions and fully ‘electrified’ by 2040

January 7, 2022

The sustainable finance pioneer has big plans to cut carbon emissions — both its own and its customers’.

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Energy group Snam moves ahead with green transition

January 4, 2022

Renewable energy infrastructure and clear asset definitions are essential in a green and just economy.

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