• Storebrand's fossil-free funds see $600m of inflows this year

    28 October 2016

    Norway's Storebrand (SPP) has said that NOK5 billion ($603 million) has been invested in its fossil-free funds since the start of 2016.

  • Swiss Re reinsures China's most populous province against natural disaster

    28 October 2016

    Swiss Re will reinsure 10 prefectures of Guangdong province, in partnership with the Chinese government's People's Insurance Company of China (PICC), by the end of the year.

  • How green bonds could speed progress towards Paris goals

    28 October 2016

    Green bonds could help accelerate implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement, by providing finance for 'Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions', says Junji Hatano

  • Insuring in a changing climate

    10 October 2016

    A year after the PRA's landmark report into the insurance sector and climate change, Environmental Finance looks at how the industry is responding.

  • Who will win the race to become the green financial capital of the world?

    19 September 2016

    Financial centres across the globe are vying to place themselves at the heart of the emerging, low-carbon, resource-resilient economy, reports Hamza Ali

  • Talanx commits to screening investments for ESG issues

    15 September 2016

    Talanx has committed to screening all investments made by the group for environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors as part of a sustainability initiative.

  • Campaign calls on impact investors to focus on SDGs

    14 September 2016

    The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) has launched a campaign calling on investors to make at least one impact investment focusing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • EF BRIEFS: Sustainalytics, SolarCity, GCube

    13 September 2016

    China's nationwide carbon market, which is due to be launched next year, will increase pressure on Chinese firms to improve their emissions reporting, says research company Sustainalytics.

  • EU carbon market weekly update - 12 September 2016

    12 September 2016

    A lack of utility demand for EU Allowances is likely to put further downward pressure on prices, until winter weather provides support, says Louis Redshaw.

  • EIB prices C$500m climate awareness bond

    12 September 2016

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has priced a C$500 million ($382 million) Climate Awareness Bond.