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Proposed amendments to the SEC’s ‘Names Rule’ will provide criteria and disclosure requirements for funds with ‘ESG’ and ‘sustainable’ labels.
Umbrella in green and blue
In order to upgrade its private equity impact fund to Article 9 status, the manager has had to extend its SFDR data gathering process to non-EU managers.
The UK’s Sustainable Disclosure Regime addresses a significant omission in the EU's SFDR: funds decarbonising and transitioning assets to become more sustainable. What a shame, then, that the SDR has been delayed yet again.
Political potshots in the US are prompting investors to revisit the arguments for sustainability.
The Dutch insurance company has no time for Article 9 funds that are not taxonomy aligned, according private markets head Marieke van Kamp
Republicans accuse SEC Chairman Gary Gensler of putting climate change and social justice ahead of protecting investors.
Sustainable finance
The Berlin-based firm says its open-ended credit vehicle is one of the first in Germany to be classified as Article 9.
Measuring investment impact is still voluntary, but regulatory oversight is on the way, according to head of climate impact Marc Williams.
'Greenwashing' is a target-rich environment.
Though widely dubbed ‘anti-ESG’, Florida’s House Bill 3 may actually reinforce the importance of ESG in financial considerations.

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