French Government Sued for Inadequate Climate Action

Four environmental organizations filed suit against the French government for failing to live up to its commitments to the Paris Climate Agreement and other national and international agreements. The suit, which was filed in the Administrative Court of Paris on Thursday,

UK Regulators Host First Climate Financial Risk Forum

On Friday 8 March, UK financial regulators, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) hosted the first meeting of the Climate Financial Risk Forum (CFRF). The objective of the CFRF is to build capacity and share best

Climate Bonds Announces 2019 Green Bond Pioneer Award Winners

Global leadership in green bond issuance and green finance development has again been recognised by Climate Bonds at the 4th Annual Green Bond Pioneer Awards (GBPA), announced before an international audience in London on the eve of the 2019 Climate Bonds

BlackRock rolls out new sustainable ETF range

American asset manager BlackRock has unveiled a new ETF range, which will offer exposure to companies with high ESG scores. The new equity iShares ESG Enhanced ETF suite comprises six funds. The vehicles will invest in firms, whose carbon footprint

European Parliament bans single-use plastics

Single-use plastics: New EU rules to reduce marine litter European lawmakers have approved measures to reduce plastics polluting seas and oceans. A proposed ban targets the top 10 single-use plastic products that litter Europe’s beaches.   What did the European

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