Carbon neutrality

21 February

Implementation of the new European taxonomy: What are the next steps?

2024-02-21T19:04:48+01:00

The European taxonomy applies to companies from January 2022. It covers more than 142 economic activities and 9 sectors and will radically transform the definition of performance for companies. The taxonomy creates a classification of economic activities and investments according to their sustainability. The European green finance [...]

Implementation of the new European taxonomy: What are the next steps?2024-02-21T19:04:48+01:00
5 April

The SFDR regulation: instructions for use (part 3)

2023-07-22T03:07:25+02:00

Part three Are you affected by the Disclosure Regulation? It can be difficult to navigate the complexities of the new regulations. The table below sets out, as succinctly as possible, the impact of the various articles of the Disclosure Regulation on economic and financial actors. SFDR [...]

The SFDR regulation: instructions for use (part 3)2023-07-22T03:07:25+02:00
8 March

The SFDR regulation: instructions for use (part 2)

2023-07-22T03:09:13+02:00

Market participants must now publish on their website their policy for integrating sustainability risks into the investment process and remuneration policy and update their pre-contractual documentation. Part two Phasing in of the SFDR regulation The SFDR regulation is being phased in over a period of 3 years [...]

The SFDR regulation: instructions for use (part 2)2023-07-22T03:09:13+02:00
28 February

The SFDR regulation: instructions for use (part 1)

2023-07-22T03:33:39+02:00

The "EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan", one of its main objectives is to involve the financial sector in the EU's climate objectives. First part The EU Disclosure Regulation has created new sustainability transparency obligations for market participants.  Significant investments are needed to meet the resilience, sustainability and [...]

The SFDR regulation: instructions for use (part 1)2023-07-22T03:33:39+02:00
12 October

Sustainability norms and standards: ready to meet the requirements of the new international accounting standards IFRS S1 and S2?

2022-10-31T12:04:57+01:00

These two new standards define how a company discloses information about sustainability-related factors that may enhance or detract from a company's ability to create value. This exercise requires identifying the main internal and external risks, testing the sensitivity to different scenarios, and reporting on them periodically. In 2022, [...]

Sustainability norms and standards: ready to meet the requirements of the new international accounting standards IFRS S1 and S2?2022-10-31T12:04:57+01:00
23 June

EU Parliament ratifies the creation of the first carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM)

2023-05-02T10:01:33+02:00

It is an environmental protectionist measure that aims to tax imported emissions at the European carbon price and to reduce the risks of relocation to "free-riding" countries. On 22nd of June, the European Parliament voted to create a carbon border adjustment mechanism. The creation of this border carbon tax [...]

EU Parliament ratifies the creation of the first carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM)2023-05-02T10:01:33+02:00
23 May

Agriculture: Targeting Net Zero Emissions

2023-05-02T10:01:03+02:00

the pressure on the agricultural sector to accelerate the reduction of its environmental footprint and the decarbonisation of its value chain will increase These methodologies will facilitate the consideration of the role of the agricultural sector in the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions and will allow actors along the value chain [...]

Agriculture: Targeting Net Zero Emissions2023-05-02T10:01:03+02:00
28 February

Focus: Methane’s role in the decarbonisation of companies

2022-12-05T14:28:48+01:00

The reduction of methane emissions is now a condition for achieving the +1.5 degree scenario of the Paris Climate Agreement. International conventions evolve to support the reduction of the methane greenhouse effect  The latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), published in August 2021, assesses [...]

Focus: Methane’s role in the decarbonisation of companies2022-12-05T14:28:48+01:00
7 February

The French climate priorities on the menu of the French Presidency of the EU

2023-06-12T15:27:02+02:00

The role of the EU Council Presidency is to push the European project both in the legislative field and in the field of social acceptability, without which the transformation of the European growth model will not become reality. A road show of more than 400 events is planned from 1 January [...]

The French climate priorities on the menu of the French Presidency of the EU2023-06-12T15:27:02+02:00
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