New EU Proposal Aims to Tackle Fast Fashion Across Europe

On July 5, 2023, a long-awaited proposition from the European Commission was revealed, outlining plans to establish a mandatory extended producer responsibility (EPR) system for textiles across all member states. The proposed EPR scheme would place the onus on producers to oversee the entire lifespan of textile products and facilitate the sustainable handling of textile waste throughout the European Union (EU), as outlined by the commission.

What is the SEC Proposed Ruling?

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) proposed ruling aims to enhance and standardize climate-related disclosures for investors in an effort to promote the importance of climate change risks and opportunities among public companies. This ruling, while originally meant to be disclosed in October 2022, is anticipated to be released shortly.

SFDR 2023 Reporting: All you need to know

Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) is a European regulation introduced on March 10, 2021. It is an important pillar of the EU action plan on financing sustainable growth. SFDR aims to improve transparency in the market for sustainable investment products, prevent greenwashing and increase transparency around sustainability claims made by financial market participants. Under SFDR, Financial Market Participants (FMPs) and financial products are subject to different disclosure requirements.

One in Four

In Q4 2020, over one in four S&P 500 companies conducted earnings calls mentioning “ESG.”

Igneous Solutions and ESG Playbook announce strategic partnership

Igneous Solutions and ESG Playbook are pleased to announce they have entered into a global strategic partnership, combining Igneous’s industry leading Energy Transition Solutions and management consulting services with ESG Playbook’s proprietary ESG benchmarking & reporting platform to deliver transformative results for Oil, Gas & Mining clients.

European Commission Pushes Back

“The European Commission has decided to push back the implementation of disclosure requirements under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) related to sustainable investment products by financial market participants to January 2023,

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