Britain starts building 'guard rails' for green bonds

6/29/2022 3:45:00 AM

Issuers of bonds that raise cash for 'green' projects should voluntarily apply industry standards to avoid hoodwinking investors, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Wednesday.

Issuers of bonds that raise cash for 'green' projects should voluntarily apply industry standards to avoid hoodwinking investors, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Wednesday.

Issuers of bonds that raise cash for 'green' projects should voluntarily apply industry standards to avoid hoodwinking investors, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Wednesday.

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REUTERS/Toby Melville Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 29 (Reuters) - Issuers of bonds that raise cash for "green" projects should voluntarily apply industry standards to avoid hoodwinking investors, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Wednesday.The law would have allowed nearly 1 million people to vote in the city's municipal elections, but as CBS2's Christina Fan reported, Republicans challenged the measure, and won.Bonds whose proceeds are used to finance sustainable activity passed the $1 trillion mark globally last year for the first time, the FCA said in a policy statement on integrating environment, social and governance (ESG) issues into UK capital markets.It's 3348mm long, 1748mm wide and 1581mm high, making it shorter but wider and higher than the Smart Forfour.Regulators globally are looking at how to limit "greenwashing", or giving investors a flattering picture of sustainability as ESG funds attract trillions of dollars.Just seven months ago, they rallied on City Hall steps to give non-citizens the right to vote.Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.

com Register Green bond issuance in Britain, including government 'gilts', totalled $53."We are emphasizing how important it is to emphasize your voice, and yet we continue to let 1 million New Yorkers remain silent in the process," said Wennie Chin of the New York Immigration Coalition.Variants of the Life include a Sport model, featuring larger wheel rims and more dynamic styling, and the e.5 billion last year, the largest market in Europe for the first time, the FCA said."We are taking a measured approach to ESG-labelled debt instruments, with the aim of setting clear guard-rails as the market continues to develop.But on Monday, the Richmond County Supreme Court struck down the groundbreaking expansion, saying it violated the constitution." Issuers should consider voluntarily applying industry standards such as principles on green debt from the International Capital Market Association, a bond industry body.The spokesman declined to comment on the timeline for potential UK production reaching fruition or acknowledge if a potential production location had been identified.There was no consensus on whether Britain should adopt a national "green bond standard" along the lines of norms being approved in the European Union, the FCA said.Borelli was among the group of Republican lawmakers who sued the city, arguing it would change how they campaign and dilute votes.

Misleading advertisements for green bonds will face enforcement action, the FCA added.The watchdog said it may consider regulating "second party opinion" (SPO) firms like Sustainalytics, Vigeo Eiris and ISS ESG used to assure investors that a bond is aligned to green principles.And now a judge has affirmed that decision," Borelli said."Given the increasing importance of external reviews in the ESG‑labelled bond market, respondents supported some form of regulatory oversight of SPO providers and verifiers," it said.There is also a "clear rationale" for oversight of unregulated ESG data and ratings providers, which are widely used by asset managers to help them select investments for funds that tout green credentials, the FCA said.Supporters argued these residents are paying taxes and should have representation..

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