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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.
Pink piggy bank at the entrance of a green maze. Illustration of the concept of direction and strategy of financial investment
ISO eyes 'globally applicable core principles' and wants to avoid overly narrow focus on financed emissions metrics.
Participating banks noted that some of the scenarios chosen did not reflect extreme climate risks.
UOB confirms ability to finance coal plants, OCBC plans to revise climate policy to accommodate sector.
Hong Kong skyline at night
Nuclear, gas and early phase-outs of coal power plants are not considered sustainable under the framework.
Trees in a forest
It comes as SBTi faces new demands to report itself to the UK's charity regulator.
The group has also removed demands for investor access to development banks' joint credit risks database.
Researchers say emissions target would penalise future companies and stamp out innovation.
man shoving spanner in cogs
EU authorities should focus on setting minimum standards when making changes to disclosure rules, says French investor’s ESG research head.
The decision comes after a recent intervention by the EU financial stability watchdog.
Proposed move to extend SDR to apply to portfolio management services comes ahead of introduction of fund-level ESG labels in the UK.

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