Voluntary Carbon Markets

With Sue Lloyd, Vice-Chair of the International Sustainability Standards Board; Lee White, Executive Director of the IFRS Foundation; and Richard Barker, ISSB Board Member.

Gender equality and gender washing

Alexander Stafford MP, chairman of the APPG on ESG, has highlighted gender equality and gender washing as key topics for the group to explore as part of its work in moving the ‘S’ agenda forward. The roundtable raised key issues around funding for female entrepreneurs, the family and education. The...

The Department for Work and Pensions’ ‘Social Factors’ Taskforce

May 2023 As the APPG focuses more on the social aspects of ESG, we were honoured to have Luba Nikulina attend our roundtable to discuss the DWP’s ‘Social Factors’ Taskforce. The discussion revolved around how the ‘E’ and the ‘S’ work together, modern slavery, disclosures, and the need for more...

The UK Government’s Green Finance Agenda

May 2023 The APPG discussed the array of policy initiatives outlined in the recent Green Finance Strategy to transform the UK into the world’s first net zero financial centre. Key topics included the forthcoming UK Green Taxonomy, the recently announced ESG ratings consultation, and the UK’s approach to steering the...

COP15, biodiversity and ESG

Trudy Harrison MP (Minister for Natural Environment and Land Use) attended a roundtable discussion on COP15 and the UK’s biodiversity policies from an ESG perspective.

The outcomes of COP27 for ESG

The APPG held a roundtable discussion with climate experts and members of the advisory board the day after COP27 concluded in Sharm El-Sheikh.