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US SIF Releases Recommendations For The Next Presidential Administration
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30/10/2020

US SIF Releases Recommendations For The Next Presidential Administration

US SIF, UKSIF’s equivalent in America, has released a set of policy recommendations for the next US administration. The recommendations aim to help achieve a more just and sustainable economy and provide a framework through which the private sector can contribute alongside government leadership.

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UKSIF responds to FCA’s consultation on proposals to enhance climate-related disclosures. In this response we welcome the proposals and plans to enhance disclosure, however recommend that disclosure is essential for all listed companies, not just companies with a premium listing.
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01/10/2020

UKSIF responds to FCA’s consultation on proposals to enhance climate-related disclosures. In this response we welcome the proposals and plans to enhance disclosure, however recommend that disclosure is essential for all listed companies, not just companies with a premium listing.

This FCA’s consultation proposes to introduce a new rule for commercial companies with a UK premium listing, requiring them to state whether they comply with the recommendations of the TCFD and to explain any non-compliance. UKSIF responds to the consultation by assessing and analysing its componets. In this response we welcome the proposals and plans…

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UKSIF’s letter to the Economic Secretary to the Treasury
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19/07/2020

UKSIF’s letter to the Economic Secretary to the Treasury

UKSIF drafted a letter to the Economic Secretary to the Treasury regarding the government’s commitment to ‘match the ambition’ of the EU’s sustainable finance reforms regardless of the outcome of EU exit, made in the July 2019 Green Finance Strategy.

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UKSIF’s action to the BSI consultation on the draft specification “Responsible and sustainable investment management”
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07/07/2020

UKSIF’s action to the BSI consultation on the draft specification “Responsible and sustainable investment management”

The British Standards Institution (BSI) is currently working on a set of consensus-based Publicly Available Specifications (PASs) sponsored jointly on behalf of the government and industry, and being developed by a steering group of stakeholders.   One PAS, out to consultation now, will seek to define responsible and sustainable fund management practices. If successful, these…

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Eurosif appoints Victor van Hoorn as Executive Director
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01/07/2020

Eurosif appoints Victor van Hoorn as Executive Director

EUROSIF, is the leading pan European Sustainable and Responsible Investment membership association advocating for a more sustainable financial system and with membership drawn from over 500 organisations across Europe. This appointment will strengthen links between Eurosif members and EU Institutions for the successful implementation of the EU Action Plan, the European Green Deal and the…

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UKSIF joins letter to Chancellor on renewables for a green recovery
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01/07/2020

UKSIF joins letter to Chancellor on renewables for a green recovery

Renewables trade bodies and related associations write to Chancellor calling for renewables to be placed at the heart of the post Covid-19 green recovery plans to ensure we #buildbackbetter A consortium of trade associations representing the renewables industry and related sectors have sent a joint open letter to Chancellor Rishi Sunak making the case for…

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