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The standard is harmonised with other initiatives in the financial sector including the TNFD, the SBTN and EU Align project.
The firms are to be placed on the Restricted Financial Institution List in 45 days unless they provide information demonstrating they are not engaged in a boycott of energy companies.
Fossil fuel boycott bill comes amid a revolt against ESG investing and divestments by certain US states.
Shareholders rely increasingly on stewardship to demonstrate sustainability credentials. But they are failing to steward the biggest industry of them all.
Jewish groups put industry on notice, investors stress the need for objective analysis and data.
CEC looks to CA100+ model but stresses the need to respect Indigenous rights and achieve a Just Transition.
A second paper looks at how to put UK nature and its recovery onto a financially sustainable path.
Parent company Morningstar has however discontinued the ESG rating provider’s Human Rights Radar for its “latent, disproportionate focus on the Israeli/Palestinian conflict”.
The Dutch asset manager's Greta Fearman highlights the potential of alternative data and tech for holding firms to account.
Planned engagement will focus on 'aggressive' capital allocation and acceptance of state assistance during the pandemic.

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