Tag: climate change
Can the insurance industry help in the fight against climate change?
Insurance broker Howden has claimed the insurance industry can act as a force for good against climate change following its publishing of a new climate report.
Changing the world with sustainable investing – Grünfin gears for launch
Female-founded Grünfin, which provides consumers with access to sustainable investments, has collected €2m in funding as it gears up for its launch.
Climate disclosures to become mandatory in Japan from April 2022
Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has revealed it intends to make climate disclosures mandatory for large Japanese companies from April next year.
AXA report finds climate change to be biggest concern for UK...
A report by global insurance firm AXA has found climate change was viewed as the top concern for both risk experts and the public in the UK.
Hong Kong’s SFC introduces climate risk requirements for fund managers
Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) will require fund managers to take climate-related risks into consideration in their future investment and risk management processes.
FutureProof secures $3m to support companies assess financial risks of climate...
FutureProof, which helps financial services companies assess climate change risk, has secured $3m in funding
European Banking Authority issues guidance on ESG risks
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has issued new guidance for financial institutions to bolster plans for ESG-related risks. The regulator released its Report on Environmental,...
UK finance sector ninth biggest CO2 emitter in the world, report...
A Greenpeace-led report has found UK banks and assets managers were responsible for 805m tonnes of CO2 in 2019 – making it the ninth largest carbon emitter worldwide.
APRA guidance offers support on tackling climate-related financial risks
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has issued a draft practice guide to banks, superannuation trustees and insures on managing climate-linked financial risks.
Clim8 Invest said to secure €2.7m through a crowdfunding campaign
Clim8 Invest, which enables consumers to back companies having a positive impact on climate change, has reportedly netted €2.7m in its latest funding round.