Global Regulatory Watch January 2022

Notice on the Listing Rules on the Shanghai Stock Exchange revised in January 2022. The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) said it has asked companies listed on the STAR Market to disclose ESG-related information in their annual reports

Notice on the Listing Rules on the Shanghai Stock Exchange revised in January 2022. The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) said it has asked companies listed on the STAR Market to disclose ESG-related information in their annual reports…More ESG Research and Insights are Available from Subscription to GC Insights Monthly ESG Regulatory Watch: info@gc-insights.com



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China: The State Council issued the Comprehensive Work Plan for Energy Conservation and Emission Reduction in the 14th Five-Year Plan. Ministry of Ecology and Environment details the category of environmental information disclosure published The Guidelines for the Legal Disclosure and formats for Enterprise Environmental Information. Notice on the Listing Rules on the Shanghai Stock Exchange revised in January 2022. The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) said it has asked companies listed on the STAR Market to disclose ESG-related information in their annual reports…

Hong Kong: Hong Kong Monetary Authority published latest Pilot Banking Sector Climate Risk Stress Test report…

India: Securities and Exchange Board of India released Consultation Paper on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Rating Providers for Securities Markets…


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Canada: The Bank of Canada and Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions pilot helps Canadian financial sector assess climate change risks…

United States: The House approved a roughly $2 trillion social and environment bill; including $555 billion for cleaner energy…

Colombia: Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia follows the recent commitment by Chile's regulator to codify the SASB Standards into securities law…


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European Union: EU Taxonomy Complimentary Act: Commission begins expert consultations on Complementary Delegated Act covering certain nuclear and gas activities. The European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service has released its annual findings which show that globally 2021 was among the seven warmest on record…

France: France’s financial market regulator, The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) announced the publication of its top priorities for 2022, outlining the key areas for action over the coming year. France will push for a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) and mirror measures in commercial agreements, as French President Emmanuel Macron outlined the priorities of his country's Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU)…

United Kingdom: UK Government unveils plans to crack down on waste. New plans will help tackle fly-tipping and illegal waste exports through stricter background checks and mandatory digital waste tracking…