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The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released its long-anticipated proposal for climate-related financial disclosure in March 2022. The proposal is historic as it marks the first effort by any US financial regulator to standardize climate-related disclosure. Back in June 2021, the finance ministers and...

Tata Power [TPWR:IN], India’s largest power generation company, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Hyundai Motor’s [005380:KS] local arm Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) on May 17, as reported by the Economic Times on the same day. The MoU establishes that the two parties will...

China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) launched an antitrust investigation into China’s largest online academic database China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) on May 13, as reported by South China Morning Post on the same day. The probe came after China’s top research group, the...

US energy companies Chevron [CVX:US] and ExxonMobil [XOM:US] have separately inked agreements with Indonesia’s state-owned refiner PT Pertamina to explore business opportunities in Indonesia’s low-carbon technology development, as reported by Reuters on May 13. Chevron seeks potential business in new geothermal technology, carbon offsets through...

SK Group [034730:KS], South Korea’s second-largest conglomerate, formed a partnership with Bill Gates-backed nuclear power venture TerraPower to develop a small modular reactor (SMR) business, as reported by Korea Economic Daily on May 17. SK Group stated that it hopes to explore business opportunities brought...

On April 21, 2021, the European Commission adopted the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) proposal, which would amend the existing requirements of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD). The CSRD envisages the adoption of the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS). It identifies the European Financial Reporting...

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