Despite meaningful gains on loss and damage, the feeling after COP27 is that of another year slipping by without the necessary action being taken to avoid the worst consequences of climate change.
Civil society and institutional investors face-off over climate agenda
For some, ESG does too much for the environment, for others, too little. ESG's proponents' responses to these critiques highlight crucial contradictions. Therein lies the truth about ESG.
To mark the launch of SDG Fundamentals, we examine why it is essential that we improve data on the contribution of investments to the 17 SDGs and what can be done to bridge the 'SDG data gap'.
This new dataset enables investors to analyse the alignment and misalignment between the revenue generated by companies and the targets of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals ('SDGs').
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has starkly exposed the limitations of ESG in its current form, placing the moral imperative on government regulators to shape the future of responsible investing.
Matter has been appointed by Singlife with Aviva, a financial services company headquartered in Singapore, to provide a comprehensive view of its sustainability performance.
As B Corp month comes to an end, Matter's COO and co-founder Emil Stigsgaard Fuglsang reflects on what it means for Matter to be a B Corp
As ESG continues to grow, its meaning risks becoming lost along the way. The question is, will new EU regulation provide much needed clarity?
Copenhagen based fintech Gaia has launched an investment platform, using Matter's sustainability data, with the aim of enabling retail investors to invest more sustainably
Matter's new portfolio analysis platform represents an important step towards making sustainable investing simple, flexible and transparent.
Continued growth in ESG has clashed with growing criticism and the stark realisation that current solutions are not fit for purpose. What comes next for sustainable finance?
Matter launches examination of the 50 largest sustainability-themed UCITs ETFs by AUM in order to understand whether sustainable branding equals sustainable outcomes.
For the net zero movement to live up to its potential, voluntary commitments must be accompanied by interim goals and government regulation.
“Everyone is using the same data – so we needed to find a way of setting ourselves apart from the competition”
In recent years, climate action has been the target that has received the lion’s share of attention across financial and regulatory sectors