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TNFD Releases Third Beta Version of Disclosure Framework Ahead of Global Biodiversity Summit

Global - November 28 2022 The third version introduces several new disclosure recommendations ahead of what is supposed to be a “Paris moment” for biodiversity in Montreal. As…

European Parliament Adopts Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

European Union - November 18 2022 On 10 November 2022, the European Parliament adopted a final version of the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD). The CSRD will require…

Updates From Week One of COP27: Article 6 Negotiations and US Announcements

Global, USA - November 16 2022 Extensive negotiations focused on finalizing the details of a “rulebook” for an international carbon market under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement…

UK Transition Plan Taskforce Launches Draft Disclosure Framework for Consultation

United Kingdom - November 16 2022 TPT’s proposed best practice includes four elements for effective disclosure of transition plans, aligned with GFANZ’s and the ISSB’s disclosure…

GFANZ Issues Guidance on Net Zero Plans for Financial Institutions

Global - November 10 2022 On 1 November 2022, the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) issued its Final Report on the Fundamentals, Recommendations, and Guidance fo…

Hong Kong Launches International Carbon Marketplace, Singapore Introduces ESG Hub

Global, Hong Kong - November 7 2022 On 28 October 2022, the Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing Limited (HKEX) launched Core Climate, Hong Kong’s International Carbon Marketplace. The birth…

FCA Proposes New Labelling and Disclosure Rules to Combat Greenwashing in the UK

United Kingdom - October 28 2022 The FCA hopes the proposals will protect consumer trust in ESG-related financial products and help consumers navigate the increasingly complex…

DOE Announces $7 Billion for Carbon Capture, Transport, and Storage Infrastructure

Global, USA - October 14 2022 Three funding opportunity announcements and a finance program provide significant investments to support carbon capture and sequestration. Demand for…

NHTSA Updates Cybersecurity Best Practices for the Safety of New Vehicles

USA - October 10 2022 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s updated guidance encourages auto industry suppliers and manufacturers to consider cybersecurity a…

European Parliament Adopts Position on Deforestation Regulation

European Union - September 28 2022 The adopted position would mean that financial institutions fall under the remit of the regulation, requiring them to conduct additional due diligence…