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  • 'Capex must be a focus of energy transition engagement', investors told

    08 March 2023

    Asset managers grappling with the energy transition have been urged to prioritise engaging on companies' capital expenditure (capex) plans.

  • How Canada laid the foundations for its transition taxonomy

    07 March 2023

    A project to develop a list of transition activities is set to grow, Barbara Zvan and Jonathan Arnold tell Michael Hurley

  • Federated Hermes 'will use its say-on-climate votes'

    22 February 2023

    Federated Hermes' EOS stewardship platform has defended say-on-climate votes, after an asset manager said it would abstain from taking part over concerns they might limit investors' ability to challenge strategies in the future.

  • Explainer: The Transition Pathway Initiative

    21 February 2023

    The TPI has emerged as a key investor tool for assessing transition risk, write Rory Sullivan and Valentin Jahn

  • Carney: More capital must be allocated to help dirty companies transition

    20 February 2023

    The bulk of capital needs to flow to companies that are not yet aligned with the goals of the Paris climate agreement but need investment to help them shift, Mark Carney has said.

  • BP's backtrack is a crucial moment for the say-on-climate movement

    17 February 2023

    After taking the lead for oil companies on climate action, BP has quietly backtracked to take advantage of higher petrol prices. Matt Crossman asks if they've promised to run an Ironman before signing up for a proverbial parkrun

  • Research: Transitioning insurers' portfolios

    15 February 2023

    Environmental Finance's sister publication Insurance Asset Risk and J.P. Morgan Asset Management have launched the third edition of their annual research report into the sustainable investing practices of insurers.

  • Framework launched to assess climate in sovereign bonds

    07 February 2023

    A proposed framework will create a "common language" to help investors better understand countries' climate risk and opportunities, and engage with them on the subject, one of its creators said.