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Sustainable debt issuance has hit a record level this year, as investors pile into green bonds as a way of signalling environmental credentials whilst also ensuring attractive returns. The Financial Times covers the story.

EU regulators have called for changes to the landmark ESG rulebook. Seen as the benchmark for setting sustainability-disclosure requirements worldwide, the legislation, which has faced significant criticism since its launch in 2021, continues to see pushback from regulators in charge of enforcing it. Bloomberg covers the story.

The launch of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) back in 2021 now looks like the high watermark of the ESG investing trend. But today, many are rethinking ESG and whilst the GFANZ group is still going, investors are increasingly sceptical that finance can save the world. The Telegraph covers the story.