The Indian securities regulator’s SEBI wants an ‘enforceable’ regime for ESG Rating Providers or ERPs. If this comes through, SEBI may become the first regulator in the world to impose such detailed guidelines...
Lack of reliability in ESG ratings is a problem pointed out in repeated studies. ‘Compass with no direction’ – that was the assessment of a recent academic article. What has caused it? Needless complexity in the methodologies could be the reason, believes Algo Circle
Amongst the din and hustle of the latest ‘Conference of the Parties’ or COP, held in Egypt this year (COP27), one announcement that may have some real-world significance was a plan to address decarbonisation of five major polluting sectors
The COP27 has started in Egypt. Poor implementation commitments and Loss and Damage discussions will be keenly followed
For all the talk on climate commitments and net zero focus, progress remains painfully slow so far. The world is on a 2.8°C pathway, far away from the 1.5°C goal set in the Paris Agreement
Loss and Damage compensation likely to be a key theme at the forthcoming climate conference COP27, being hosted by Egypt in November
While on an absolute contraction basis, the major automakers show reduction in emissions, on an intensity basis the trend is not consistent