• Best performing funds of 2019: BNP Paribas Aqua

    26 February 2020

    Growing pressure to regulate so-called 'forever chemicals' helped boost the performance of water testing companies in BNP Paribas' Aqua fund, Justin Winter tells Michael Hurley

  • Best Performing Funds of 2019: Erste WWF Stock Environment

    21 February 2020

    Solar energy holdings and takeover activity pushes Erste WWF Stock Environment to deliver a strong performance in 2019, writes Ahren Lester.

  • S&P integrates Trucost data into analysis and research tools

    20 February 2020

    S&P Global Market Intelligence has integrated climate data from Trucost into its portfolio analysis and quantitative research tools.

  • Ecosystem Investment Partners closes $455m wetlands fund

    11 February 2020

    Ecosystem Investment Partners (EIP) has hit its hard cap of $454.5 million at final close of its fourth fund.

  • Japanese governance shortfalls masks underlying ESG strength, says investor

    10 February 2020

    Governance practices continue to hold back the perception of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) positioning of Japanese firms, a report said

  • Developed European nations dominate climate resilience ranking

    29 January 2020

    Developed European nations were prominent among the most resilient countries to climate change, a report has found.

  • WBA announces 2,000 most influential firms for sustainable future

    21 January 2020

    The World Benchmarking Alliance has revealed the 2,000 companies that it believes have the greatest influence on global progress towards a "more sustainable future" ahead of ranking them for progress.

  • Most of global GDP depends on nature, says WEF

    20 January 2020

    Some $44 trillion of economic value generation - over half the world's total GDP - is "moderately or highly dependent" on nature and its associated 'ecosystem' services, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF).

  • Robeco announces ESG engagement themes for 2020

    07 January 2020

    Dutch asset manager Robeco has announced its Active Ownership team will focus on five environmental, social and governance (ESG) engagement themes in 2020, including biodiversity protection and decarbonisation.

  • CBI criticised for hydropower accreditation proposal

    11 December 2019

    The Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) has been called on by a group of more than 200 civil society organisations to abandon its proposed green bond standard for hydropower projects.