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The latest developments in sustainable finance: IFoA says actuaries need to step up to improve climate scenario models; Border to Coast launches Just Transition engagement programme.
UK regulator working on investor sustainability preferences policy; BlackRock's Fink says he has dropped the use of the term ESG.
The latest developments in sustainable finance: 15% support for climate lobbying proposal at Toyota; ASIC tells firms to prepare to adopt ISSB standards.
The latest developments in ESG-related funds: Morningstar flags 27 ‘anti-ESG’ funds; impak Analytics launches five ESG-impact indices and ETFs.
The latest developments in sustainable finance: US big six directors linked to polluting firms; AIIB issues climate adaptation bond.
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See which financial companies have ended up on lists of alleged boycotters across the states that have published so far.
US House committee announces attorney general hearing on ESG, $10trn coalition calls for more action on plastics.
Traditionally viewed as staid and boring, investors are increasingly looking at the muni market as a source of sustainable asset – but will the ESG backlash strike a crippling blow?
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US responsible investment firm cites legal and compliance concerns over net-zero pledge.
New York City Office of the Comptroller, CalSTRS, Franklin Templeton, Generation Investment Management, and Patagonia among 200+ signatories of statement.

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