MAINSTREET PARTNERS: ESG BAROMETER REPORT REVEALS 70% OF EUROPEAN FUNDS NOT SUSTAINABLE

MainStreet Partners: ESG Barometer report reveals 70% of European funds not sustainable MainStreet’s first ESG Barometer report analyzes the state of ESG integration in European funds, following the progress made since Europe’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) came into effect one year ago, on March 10. It shows that 70% of funds still do not […]

EU presents amendments to the Taxonomy Act to accelerate decarbonization

EU presents amendments to the Taxonomy Climate Delegated Act to accelerate decarbonization But the choice of including nuclear and gas energy among the “green” ones was criticized by many On Wednesday the EU Commission, published the final text of its taxonomy for sustainable finance. The taxonomy is a classification system to guide private capital into […]

European Union is trying to paint nuclear energy green

European Union is trying to paint nuclear energy green. How the inclusion of nuclear energy in the sustainability’s taxonomy is spreading intense debates among European countries. With the beginning of the new year, the European Commission has released the updated version of its taxonomy, that defines which investments can be considered sustainable and which not, […]

Can the Courts save us all?

Can the Courts save us all? Climate change it is not only a question of environment. Its effect will be permanent in modelling economy, society, and politics. This multidisciplinary impact requires a unite answer, the sovereign state is unable alone to have enough capital and political power to reach zero emission, the only way to […]

ESG-wise, business schools lag behind Europe’s corporate leaders

ESG-wise, business schools lag behind Europe’s corporate leaders   The business world is changing dramatically. Executives throughout Europe are in charge of promoting meaningful, responsible, and sustainable business, spurred on by legislative reforms suggested by the European Commission. European business schools should be in the forefront, yet they are at risk of falling behind. Many schools […]

Is the Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance living up to its promises?

Is the Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance living up to its promises? When a new report was released by criticalclimatevoters.com about the Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance (NZAOA) last week, once again the ambitions and sense of sustainable finance alliances have to be questioned. But let’s start at the beginning: what is the NZAOA? The NZAOA is […]

United Airlines: First passenger flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel-powered engine

United Airlines: First passenger flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel-powered engine United Airlines announced that the first passenger flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has been completed. It was the Boeing 737 MAX 8 from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport to Washington, D.C.’s Reagan National Airport and it took place on December 1, using 100% […]

SOFTBANK AND BLACKROCK INVEST IN SUSTAINABILITY DATA AND ANALYTICS PLATFORM CLARITY AI

Softbank and Blackrock invest in sustainability data and analytics platform Clarity AI As reported by ESG Today and Reuters, Sustainability and analytics platform Clarity AI last Friday announced the conclusion of the second round of fund raising.   Resources, in the amount of $50 million, were provided by SoftBank’ Vision Fund 2, famous for investing […]