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Investors require better disclosure of Environmental, Social and Governance risks says Green MEP

Following the large majority for her report on sustainable finance, rapporteur and Green MEP Molly Scott Cato has called on the Commission to be more ambitious on the sustainable finance agenda. ‘My report on sustainable finance calls on investors to carry out mandatory due diligence on their investments. This is essential to provide clarity to […]

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European Parliament Takes Important Step to Banish Unsustainable Investments

Green MEP, Molly Scott Cato, has welcomed the overwhelming support for her report on sustainable finance in a vote today in the European Parliament. Dr Scott Cato, who is the first ever professor of Green Economics, said: “Today’s vote is a signal of the positive shift taking place towards investment in sustainable sectors of the economy. […]

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Brexit failing Cornwall, warns MEP as she visits region

Molly is visiting Truro this week and will warn the region that Brexit, and particularly leaving the customs union and single market, is failing Cornwall.

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Greens look to EU to block mega-merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda

Molly has written to the EU Competition Commissioner challenging her to intervene to block the proposed Sainsbury’s-Asda merger.

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Greens accuse government of incompetence and ignorance over customs union and Brexit

As MPs debate membership of the customs union, Molly has accused the government of totally miscalculating the complexities of Brexit.

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