• COP15: Nature Action 100 engagement initiative launched

    12 December 2022

    The Nature Action 100 (NA100) engagement initiative has been 'soft launched' at biodiversity COP15 in Montreal, where it was revealed that the initiative is gathering momentum, with more than 120 investors considering participating.

  • Deforestation pledges pose 'danger' of forgetting sustainable timber, says Foresight

    25 November 2022

    The UK is at risk of forgetting about the need for sustainable timber in its drive against deforestation, an executive at Foresight Group has said.

  • Abrdn exec supports rainforest carbon credits 'OPEC'

    23 November 2022

    An Abrdn executive has expressed her support for a rainforest alliance between Brazil, Indonesia and the Democratic Republic of Congo, which proponents argue could transform markets for carbon credits.

  • Investors welcome COP27 support for nature-based solutions

    22 November 2022

    Investors have welcomed the final agreement of COP27 encouraging the use of nature-based solutions, with one suggesting an increased focus on nature by governments could help the private sector price natural assets more effectively.

  • Investors fear 1.5 may not be alive

    22 November 2022

    Investors are questioning the validity of 1.5°C targets and scenarios after a 'disappointing' COP27, writes Peter Cripps

  • Investor reaction to COP27: 'No confidence 1.5°C target will be hit'

    21 November 2022

    The outcome of the COP27 agreement is a "step in the right direction", despite its failure to commit to phasing down fossil fuels and an overall lack of ambition, investors said.

  • Credit implications of COP27 hang on 'loss and damage' implementation, says Moody's

    21 November 2022

    The credit implications of COP27 hang on how and when a fund for loss and damage is implemented, Moody's has said.

  • COP27 agrees loss and damages fund, and need to 'transform' financial system

    21 November 2022

    The COP27 talks have ended with a ground-breaking agreement to set up 'loss and damages' fund, but failed to make the strong progress in tackling emissions that many had hoped for.

  • Second COP27 draft published without 'loss and damage' fund

    18 November 2022

    The second draft of the COP27 final agreement includes a placeholder for a 'loss and damage' fund as countries continue to debate the topic.