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The World Federation of Exchanges and United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative publish joint paper

The World Federation of Exchanges and United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative publish joint paper

The United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative is launching new guidance for derivatives exchanges, prepared in collaboration with the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), the global industry group for exchanges. The joint report provides guidance on ‘How Derivatives Exchanges can Promote Sustainable Development – An Action Menu’. 

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FCA data breach reports down 30 per cent despite UK cyber incidents increasing by 56 per cent

FCA data breach reports down 30 per cent despite UK cyber incidents increasing by 56 per cent

Kroll, a provider of services and digital products related to governance, risk and transparency, has revealed the number of data breaches reported to the FCA fell by 30 per cent between 2019-2020. This is a direct contradiction to Kroll’s own data which, looking at all industries, showed a 56 per cent average rise in incidents over the same timeframe, with the financial services industry being slightly above that average. 

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Green bonds are most popular sustainable fixed income investment among institutional investors, says NN IP

Green bonds are most popular sustainable fixed income investment among institutional investors, says NN IP

Sustainability as an investment theme looks set to be a permanent feature of the asset management landscape. One sustainable asset class that is gaining increasing prominence is ‘green bonds’, or bonds in which the proceeds must be spent on projects that support the environment. But how keen are investors to “greenify” their portfolios?