Finance Media Monitor | 9.05.23



Asset managers are having a tough time selling funds in Europe that aren’t ESG-registered. The European Union’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) has spurred 3.4 times more client flows into ESG categories compared to non-ESG funds, according to a study by Goldman Sachs. And in California, two bills passed out of committee that would require large corporations operating in the state to disclose their emissions and climate financial risks. As states and other bodies catch on to the benefits of accounting for climate risk, the pressure is on the SEC and other financial institutions to do the same. 





  • Stop Adani shared a thread: #Adani’s climate-cooking, land-grabbing, tax haven-loving coal empire has been rocked by fresh evidence of alleged insider trading, stock manipulation & accounting fraud. Here’s a quick news round up from the last 24 hours.🧵@MSCI_Inc @BlackRock @Barclays
  • Vivek Ramaswamy shared a video: Republican crony capitalism in the 2008 bailouts gave rise to left-wing crony capitalism in the guise of ESG in the decade that followed. Two sides of the same uniparty that merged corporate & state power to create a new demon that’s the real threat to liberty today.


  • September 17-24: Climate Group Climate Week NYC. View list of events here
  • September 19: Sustainable Investment Forum North America. Register here
  • September 20: UN Climate Ambition Summit.
  • September 25-26: Insure Our Future Campaigning Academy ’23. Complete this form by September 11th to express interest.