TCFD Recent News Highlights

A Message from TCFD Chair, Michael Bloomberg: As Chair of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), I wanted to share the news that the G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors support moving toward mandatory climate-related financial disclosures with the TCFD as the basis. When I was asked to …

Bloomberg Green : $100 billion market for offsets

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this additional  important research on offsets by Akshat Rathi on Bloomberg Green’s tireless exposure of  all the promises around  the Paris Accords and IPCC’s call for net zero, echoed last week by none other than the International Energy Agency (IEA)  www.iea.org on the need to stop all fossil fuel investing …

IOSCO sees strong support for its vision for an International Sustainability Standards Board under the IFRS Foundation

International Organization of Securities Commissions Organisation internationale des commissions de valeurs Organização Internacional das Comissões de Valores Organización Internacional de Comisiones de Valores IOSCO/MR/13/2021 Madrid, 10 May 2021 IOSCO sees strong support for its vision for an International Sustainability Standards Board under the IFRS Foundation To support its work on …

Interview: Carter Phipps – Conscious Leadership and then What?

Integral Investing From Profit to Prosperity   Dear friends, Did you know that according to a recent study (1), one in two founders considers value-add more important than a VC’s money or brand? Of the 500+ researched VCs, 92% considered themselves value-add investors, but only 39% of founders thought they received any value …

We need to rethink federal disaster aid

  If you’re a Green subscriber and want to start getting the CityLab Daily newsletter, sign up here. If you’re a CityLab subscriber and want to start getting our daily Green newsletter, sign up here. By Leslie Kaufman What makes a disaster? When we think of calamity, most of us think of …

Sustainable Finance News from the Grantham Research Institute at LSE

April 2021 Exploring the links between biodiversity loss and financial stability   By Ma Jun, Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) and China Society for Finance and Banking, and Nick Robins, Grantham Research Institute In this post for the Sustainable Finance Leadership series, Ma Jun and Nick Robins describe the need …

SDG Update – 11 May 2021

  Making Multilateralism Work     COVID-19 Response and Ministerial Preparations Take Center Stage at WTO General Council The TRIPS waiver proposal and a submission from the “Ottawa Group“ of WTO members on tackling goods-related issues were “hot-button topics” during the meetings of the General Council and the WTO’s Trade …

BLOOMBERG GREEN: Beijing’s Olympic hurdle

  When Beijing hosted the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, China was determined to welcome visitors from around the world with blue skies and fresh air. Authorities shut down or cut production at almost all the factories in and around the capital. The government launched measures to cut traffic congestion by half …

Is ‘net zero’ much ado about nothing?

“Ethical markets highly recommend this overview by our wise colleague Joel Makower, dissecting all the issues around promises of “Net Zero“.  Must reading! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“               Monday, May 10, 2021 ·  Forward ·  Visit Greenbiz ·  Subscribe   Is ‘net zero’ much ado about nothing? It feels almost …