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RIAA launches Sustainability Classifications Initiative

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) Article 8, UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), and US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The new certification is designed to "build trust in the marketplace," said Hamish Chamberlayne, head of global equities ...

Experts issue warning over AI washing

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... service. It projects that nearly one-third of task hours could be automated by 2030. But, as US Securities and Exchange Commission chair Gary Gensler recently highlighted, while new technologies often generate buzz, they may also give rise to false claims ...

Climate group exodus unlikely to hinder climate action: IGCC

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... sensationalised by the media and that more firms are joining than are leaving. This comes as the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday voted 3-2 in favour of climate disclosure, excluding Scope 3 emissions, in an outcome labelled as ...

BlackRock admits stakeholder pressure on ESG a risk

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 18 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... BlackRock declined to comment. BlackRock has previously disclosed ESG risk factors in its US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reports. BlackRock's latest Form 10-K annual report filing with the SEC lists increased regulatory focus and uncertainty ...

US regulator slaps US$25m penalty on DWS for greenwashing, AML

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 26 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
DWS Investment Management's American operations will pay the US Securities and Exchange Commission US$25 million to settle charges stemming from greenwashing claims and failures to develop an Anti-Money Laundering (AML) program for mutual funds it advised. ...

US regulator adopts tighter rules for ESG fund names

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has finalized a rule that requires investment funds that identify as being sustainable or ESG to have at least 80% of their value in securities that correspond to the name. The changes to the so-called ...

Bridging the ESG gap: strategies for institutional investors

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 28 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
... Alliance for Net Zero, Chair of the Climate Data Steering Committee, and former Chair of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, and Caroline Flammer, Professor of International and Public Affairs and of Climate at Columbia University, won the award ...

Industry reacts to ASIC greenwashing guidance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 16 JUN 2022  |  NEWS
... Regulation (SFDR) regime has brought a level of regulation and definitions to products, and the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has recently proposed rules changes that would affect the reporting and disclosure of ESG investment products ...

US SEC proposes new disclosure for ESG funds

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed a disclosure regime for ESG-related funds and advisers that would see funds disclose information on strategies, progress and achievement. The proposed changes would see the creation of three ...

CBA sees push to greater quantity, quality of climate risk reporting

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
... report by CBA's sustainable economics team, the bank noted that regulations including the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)'s proposed climate reporting regime and the draft International Sustainability Standard Board (ISSB) could standardise ...
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