The Ethics & Trust in Finance for a Sustainable Future, which is supported by CFA Institute and other organizations, is a global prize in its eighth cycle (awarded every two years) that will award winners a pool of US$20,000.
We talked to Chris Hart, senior sustainable finance associate at Global Canopy—one of the four founding organizations behind the initiative to form TNFD—to better understand the issue of natural capital and how we can expect it to become part of the investing process.
Partha Dasgupta from Cambridge has written a paper the world should read. His simple point? We exist within nature. It has potential to trigger disruptions in financial reporting and other spheres.
With a new Administration comes fresh leadership at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the most important securities regulator on the world stage. We have a simple request, get us back on track for investor protection.
CFA Institute has published its most recent statement on its position concerning on environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration in the investment process. The previous statement was published in 2019 as CFA Institute continued to integrate… READ MORE ›
The final DOL rule is a substantive improvement over the widely opposed original proposal, but industry participants remain concerned about its chilling effect on ESG investing and factor integration, as well as about the integrity of the rulemaking process.
If you’re under 35 years old and have a strong opinion about the role of ethics in finance, CFA Institute invites you to submit an essay reflecting on the role of ethics to shape a more sustainable… READ MORE ›
The CFA Institute report, Climate Change Analysis in the Investment Process, focuses on the physical and transition risks climate change is projected to create; explains to investors carbon markets; and reviews the resources available for investors looking for the best climate change integration tools.
Win US$20,000 for essay on Ethics and Trust in Finance for a Sustainable Future. Co-sponsored by CFA Institute.
CFA Institute supports the “template” approach that the European Supervisory Authorities have taken ESG disclosures ensuring they are included in the description of adverse sustainability impact of investment decisions.
One of the most important issues surrounding climate change for financial professionals is the policy response regulators and policymakers make around such issues as climate change data transparency and quality.
The ESG concept is picking up in India gradually. This year alone, two investment firms — Avendus and Quantum Advisors with three former Tata group employees — launched a $1 billion ESG fund in India.
In a nutshell, the new rule says fiduciaries cannot sacrifice returns to achieve some other objective, such as societal considerations or other nonfinancial concerns.