A number of leading Dutch financial institutions have joined forces to boost knowledge about biodiversity within the financial sector. Merel Hendriks and Simon Zwagemakers outline some of the key developments
A growing number of insurers have announced new or upgraded sustainable investment strategies in recent years. JP Morgan Asset Management and Environmental Finance's sister publication Insurance Asset Risk have joined forces to investigate the drivers behind insurers' sustainable strategies. Vincent Huck reports on the high-level key findings
Responses are being sought to a consultation on a framework to assess whether corporate lobbying is aligned with the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement, write Clare Richards and Rory Sullivan
In this feature article, Mark Oliphant of The International Stock Exchange Group goes from Brexit and through COVID-19 to explore the impact so far on, and the prospects for the future of, green finance and the wider sustainable investing market.
Access over 150 products provided by ESG data companies across the world through Environmental Finance's unique directory which has been updated for 2020. The guide details what data is recorded by the different providers and summarises their offerings. The guide is designed to help data users navigate the world of ESG data, and to discover new sources of information.
Investors are increasingly looking to apply ESG analysis into asset classes beyond equities and corporate debt – and FTSE Russell is developing the tools to help them do so, says Sylvain Chateau, head of sustainable investment product management at its parent, the London Stock Exchange Group
HSBC’s analysts have been collecting climate data since 2007. Piers Butler and Ashim Paun explain the banks approach, how the data is used, and what comes next
ISS ESG puts a premium on its clients’ ability to customise the ESG data and analytics they can access, its CEO Marija Kramer tells Environmental Finance
S&P Global is integrating ESG, climate and SDG datasets and even post-Covid analysis, Richard Mattison, CEO of Trucost, part of S&P Global, tells Environmental Finance
Girish Narula, CEO of Urgentem, describes a unique data and analytics platform
The Covid pandemic has encouraged ESG index providers to take a broader view of sustainability, Simon Vinatea and Thomas Montagnon of Vigeo Eiris’s index business tell Environmental Finance
The winners of Environmental Finance's annual Sustainable Investment Awards have been announced.
ESG Portfolio Management won Environmental Finance's Multi Asset-Manager of the year award. Christoph Klein explains the firm's philosophy - and how its selection of sustainable companies and DAX put options helped it beat the pandemic crash
Fitch Ratings was awarded Environmental Finance's 2020 award for most transparent credit ratings agency. Andrew Steel, its global head of sustainable finance, explains how the firm has integrated ESG analysis into its ratings process - and what comes next
Ninety One's newly launched Global Environment Fund enjoyed a stellar 2019, and has seen a boost from the EU's green stimulus. Its co-manager Deirdre Cooper explains how a concentrated approach to the low-carbon transition is delivering results
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Bank of America (BoA) has joined the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF), the third major US lender to join the initiative in the past week, as pressure builds on financial institutions to tackle the emissions of their lending and investment portfolios.
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The coming week is likely to be dominated by dip buying of EU Allowances, as prices usually rise in August, says Tom Lord*.
The economic impact of Covid-19 continues to weight on the price…
The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) has called…
A massive potential 'green' debt issuance to fund the EU coronavirus (Covid-19) recovery plan could help crowd-in further green private capital to the market, S&P Global Ratings tells Ahren Lester.
Investors with nearly $1 trillion in assets under management…