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ESG rankings, greenwashing and the need for competent managers

August 2, 2021

Sustainable investment markets can improve thanks to scientific rigour.

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Are green markets fair?

July 30, 2021

Finance is getting better at green, but the journey to a fairer transition remains long.

Rikard Scoufias teaser

Developing markets’ energy transition needs ‘investor diplomats’

July 28, 2021

Opportunities in emerging markets' energy infrastructure are huge, but only for those who secure a social licence to operate.

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Look at collective intelligence to deliver impact

July 16, 2021

Human abilities and technology combined can lead even the most impatient capital towards ventures that deliver long-term results.

blue ESG ocean

Blue ESG: financing a sustainable ocean economy

July 15, 2021

The financial industry has not yet realised the full extent of sustainable blue economy opportunities.

Rob Curtis Daylight

Let 2021 be the death knell for corporate rainbow washing

June 30, 2021

Corporate performative allyship is turning the $1tn LGBT+ community towards brands that mean business instead.  

Silvia teaser

Why development finance matters and why it needs changing

June 25, 2021

Governments must listen to critics about their development banks, starting from the ones within.

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Investors’ expectations key in climate risk

June 21, 2021

Accounting for investors’ expectations in climate scenarios is vital to risk supervision.

climate risk reporting

Solving the puzzle of climate risk reporting

June 17, 2021

Understanding a company’s metrics is a daunting task, but it will be central to doing business in the future.

natural disasters

How resilient is the financial system to natural disasters?

June 10, 2021

The Covid-19 crisis has reinforced the need to evaluate and address highly disruptive environmental-related events.

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