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HLEG - where are we now and what's next?

The following is an abbreviated version of a speech given by Aviva Investors’ Steve Waygood at Environmental Finance’s inaugural Green Equities conference

Q&A: Why Swiss Re chose ESG benchmarks

The group's chief investment officer, Guido Fürer, explains why he feels that adopting the ESG benchmarks has been the most meaningful and strategic step in its journey to integrate ESG considerations



Big in Japan?

Support from the biggest pension fund in the world is helping ESG take off in Japan, write Peter Cripps and Joe Walsh

Tackling climate change in SE Asia

Climate change is a significant threat to the economies of South East Asia. Alexandra Tracy reviews the main challenges, the government responses and the financing required for mitigation and adaptation measures.

ESG can't stand still in a changing world

Technological developments, such as the rise of artificial intelligence, machine learning and the growing risk of cyber attacks, are relevant to ESG, argues Fiona Reynolds



Insurance and Climate Risk 2017

15 November 2017, London

Bringing together departments on both sides of the insurer’s balance sheet so that they can discuss and learn what roles they can play in response to climate risk.

Green Bonds Americas 2017

October 23, 2017, New York

Exploring the drivers of the green bond market boom, and how to ensure sustainable growth as the market matures in the future.


Green Bonds Europe 2017

See all the photos from Environmental Finance's seventh annual Green Bonds Europe conference, which took place on 19 June at the Hilton Tower Bridge Hotel in London

The Green Bond Database


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Insurers under fire for underwriting coal industry

Divesting from coal companies while continuing to underwrite them is a 'blind spot' of insurers' climate policies, according to campaigners. Cintia Cheong investigates what four insurers are doing about it