Tag: regulation

New Greenwashing Rules in UK: Briefing

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is consulting on new rules to clamp down on ‘greenwashing’ by increasing the transparency around the sustainability credentials of investment products. The proposed rules are contained in its Consultation Paper on Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR) and investment labels, which set out a specific labelling and disclosure regime that builds upon its November 2021 Discussion Paper on this topic.

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European Green Bond Regulation

Currently, the green bond market is mainly organised through market-based and industry group standards. While these voluntary standards provided a basis for the development of the green bond market, the European Commission aims to provide issuers and investors with a more extensive and uniform regulatory framework with the introduction of a European green bond standard.

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