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“IOSCO Publishes Recommendations on Sustainable Finance” – Regulation Asia – June 8, 2019

On June 8, 2019 Regulation Asia reported that “IOSCO (the International Organization of Securities Commissions) has published a report from its Growth and Emerging Markets Committee (GEMC) setting out 10 recommendations for developing sustainable finance ecosystems in growth and emerging markets. The report identifies the prerequisites for creating an ecosystem that facilitates sustainable finance, and […]

“The Chain: No Mention of Deforestation in JPMorgan’s Climate Risk Assessment” – Chain Reaction Research – June 4, 2019

On June 4, 2019 Chain Reaction Research published an analysis of deforestation risks at JPMorgan. “JPMorgan Chase released in May its first assessment on the bank’s climate-related risks and opportunities. The assessment is mostly limited to energy and fossil fuels and fails to consider agriculture-related risks such as deforestation. The financial sector’s connection to deforestation […]