What your company could gain from an ESG materiality assessment
Companies across a wide range of sectors are keener than ever to reduce their footprint with it comes to carbon emissions. A key inspiration behind this change has been the rise of ESG.
MAS releases use case for AI combating greenwashing
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has released the first use case of its NovA!, which aims to combat greenwashing.
Sustainability ratings business EcoVadis becomes latest FinTech unicorn
Sustainability ratings business EcoVadis has raised $500m in a funding round, which makes it the latest sustainability impact unicorn.
Ortec Finance, ESG Book link to speed up sustainability data access
Ortec Finance has partnered with ESG Book, a sustainability data and tech firm, with the aim of delivering next-generation ESG data and insights to investors.
Five leading global banks join sustainable finance alliance
Five of the world’s leading financial institutions have become cornerstone members of the Alliance for Green Commercial banks.
Singapore unveils green bond framework
The Singapore government has published the Singapore Green Bond Framework, a framework for governance of sovereign green bond issuances.
Zeidler expands ESG offering with knowledge hub module
Zeidler Group has expanded its ESG Services Division with the launch of its Global Knowledge Hub – Sustainable Finance module through its Zeidler Swift platform.
World’s first carbon insurer Kita scores seed funding
Kita, the world’s first carbon insurer, has closed a “heavily” oversubscribed pre-seed round on £350,000, which was led by seasoned investor Insurtech Gateway.
Sustainable investing taking hold at central banks, report finds
A report by INSPIRE has found that central banks are increasingly aligning their pensions and portfolios to sustainable outcomes, in the growing shift to sustainable investing.
German prosecutors raid Deutsche Bank HQ over greenwashing claims
Prosecutors in Germany raided the headquarters of Deutsche Bank and its subsidiary DWS over allegations of misleading investors regarding green investments.