The ECOFACT Quarterly

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  • understand emerging ESG risks relevant for financial institutions
  • monitor developments in high risk sectors
  • track international standards
  • the 40 most relevant ESG developments per quarter
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The ECOFACT Quarterly 29

June 2019

  • ICMM and PRI are working towards an international standard for mining tailings storage
  • New report issued by the FAIRR initiative sheds light on ESG risks and opportunities associated with the aquaculture boom
  • New Bank of England guidelines help insurers to assess the financial impact of physical climate change

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The ECOFACT Quarterly 28

April 2019

  • Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) announces that reporting climate-related financial disclosure indicators will be mandatory as of 2020.
  • International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) institutes new requirements in order to align its membership with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
  • International Hydropower Association (IHA) issues a new reference document – Hydropower Sustainability Guidelines on Good International Industry Practice.

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The ECOFACT Quarterly 27

December 2018

  • The UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) has launched the consultation on its Principles for Responsible Banking
  • New research considers whether sustainable investing actually has a positive impact on the environment and society
  • The European Union has ratified “historic” due diligence requirements for financial investment

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