• Scope 3 resolution fails to make progress at Shell's AGM

    23 May 2023

    Oil giant Shell suffered another investor revolt over its climate plans at its AGM, but the rebellion failed to grow in size compared with the previous year.

  • Engage countries on economic freedoms to bring ESG benefits, says MSIM

    23 May 2023

    Investors are "less credible" when engaging with policymakers on ESG, and should focus instead on improving economic freedom, Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) told Environmental Finance.

  • 'Huge opportunities' for gender-focused corporate sustainable bond growth

    22 May 2023

    Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) said there are "huge opportunities" for growth in gender-focused sustainable bond issuance, especially for corporate bonds, as markets increasingly look for instruments tied to "tangible and positive impacts".

  • G7 encourages transition plan implementation

    22 May 2023

    The leaders of the world's biggest economies have called on the private sector to set and implement "credible" climate transition plans in line with the Paris Agreement.

  • PIRC calls on investors to oppose Glencore climate report

    19 May 2023

    Proxy advisor Pensions and Investment Research Consultants (PIRC) has recommended that investors oppose mining and commodities trading giant Glencore's climate progress report over the inadequacy of its current targets and plans.

  • CA100+ consults on mining net zero standard

    19 May 2023

    Investor initiative, the Climate Action 100+ (CA100+), has launched a consultation on a net zero standard for mining, to help investors assess progress of diversified mining companies.

  • Sustainable bond impact reports 'still lack comparability'

    19 May 2023

    Bond issuers 'should do more' to align with impact reporting frameworks, an Environmental Finance webinar heard. Ahren Lester reports

  • German green bond offers 'slender' greenium

    19 May 2023

    The €5.25 billion ($5.7 billion) German green bond was issued with a 'greenium' of just half a basis point (bp), which Bloomberg said was significantly smaller than previous green bonds from the country.

  • Just Energy Transition Partnerships still wrestling with coal investments, says Eastspring

    18 May 2023

    Just Energy Transition Partnerships (JETP) still need to solve the challenge of how coal asset owners can be compensated for early retirement of their assets, Eastspring Investments has said.