• TNFD to release disclosure metrics next week

    23 March 2023

    The Taskforce for Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) is set to release, for the first time, a draft reporting framework with a set of 14 external disclosure metrics next week.

  • Storebrand: Investors should apply biodiversity exclusions 'much more'

    23 March 2023

    Investors should be adopting the "precautionary principle" around investment exclusions on biodiversity grounds "much more", Storebrand told an Environmental Finance event

  • US ESG pushback won't have staying power, says Breckinridge

    23 March 2023

    The political pushback from some US states on ESG "won't have any staying power", with resistance likely to fade as states realise the imperative to invest for climate resilience, an analyst at Breckinridge Capital Advisors has said.

  • Asian investors have woken up to climate risks, says Robeco

    22 March 2023

    Transition and physical risks are being assessed more by investors in Asia Pacific than any other region, Robeco has said.

  • MAS urges insurers to help high emitters decarbonise

    22 March 2023

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has called for insurers to steer companies in the emissions intensive Asia-Pacific region towards more sustainable practices, as an executive warned insurers of high exposure to climate transition risks.

  • Credit Suisse: Another headwind for 'green' AT1 bonds

    21 March 2023

    The proposed wipe-out of additional tier 1 (AT1) bondholders as part of the Credit Suisse "merger" with UBS has sent prices of the limited 'green' AT1 issuances lower, providing a further headwind for the rare instrument.

  • IPCC report an 'unequivocal case for action', says Impax

    21 March 2023

    The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presents the "unequivocal case for action" needed to reduce the ambition gap, Impax Asset Management has told Environmental Finance.

  • Redwheel sells H&M over climate transition 'warning flag'

    21 March 2023

    Redwheel's global equity fund has sold its shares in clothing company H&M over a 'warning flag' that it was not doing enough to reduce its climate impact.

  • 'Sharp emissions reversal' needed to meet 1.5°C, warns Lombard Odier

    20 March 2023

    A "sharp reversal in current trends" is needed, if the 1.5°C global temperature increase limit is to be met, Lombard Odier has warned.