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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.

Alison Taylor

Restaurants’ calories disclosure lesson for ESG

April 28, 2022

There are interesting parallels between tackling obesity and climate change.

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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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Banks’ eyes in the sky

April 22, 2022

The data and intelligence satellites provide are being leveraged on a wider scale within financial services in areas such as financial inclusion and climate risk. 

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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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Reimagined rooftops

March 23, 2022

Banks are looking at how they can repurpose the tops of their urban footprint to better serve their staff and the community, as well as demonstrate their sustainability credentials.

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Investing in Africa’s forests

March 17, 2022

Africa’s forests have played second fiddle compared to other rainforest regions when it comes to global conservation efforts and investment. Is this changing? 

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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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CaixaBank outlines its sustainability commitments

March 10, 2022

Eugenio Solla, chief sustainability officer at CaixaBank, speaks to The Banker about the Spanish bank’s track record in sustainable finance and how it embeds sustainability criteria in all its activities. 

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Sustainable investment markets are overhyped, broken and superfluous

March 9, 2022

How much carbon dioxide emissions have been avoided because of the sustainable capital markets?

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