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Khalid Azizuddin

Khalid retrained as a journalist after working for a number of years in corporate strategy at Sime Darby in Malaysia. He focuses on sustainability data & disclosures, policy and developing markets. He is a former winner of the CFA UK Journalist of the Year Award for his coverage of the human rights issues involved in investment in Chinese surveillance companies.
The survey follows a period of close monitoring of the sector by the EU securities regulator.
The de facto central bank of Hong Kong has backed global principles on climate risk management a week after publication.
SGX has separately set up an advisory committee to scrutinise sustainability reporting frameworks for listed companies.
Tesla accounts for close to 50% of MSCI Environmental Index as of Q1 2022, study finds.
Feedback from panellists on key topics of interests across the ESG space from RI's recently concluded Europe conference.
First code of conduct for the ESG data industry will focus on analyst capabilities and resources.
Issues addressed include the scope of regulation, suitability of ESG ratings for the retail market and market standardisation.
Investor guidance for portfolio decarbonisation is set to follow.
Separately, Article 9 funds which have significant investments in non-ESG activities may be at risk of enforcement.
The inclusion of nuclear and gas would risk the EU taxonomy becoming less stringent than existing green bond standards and other green taxonomies.

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