• COP27: UK's guidance on gold standard transition plans 'to have global significance'

    08 November 2022

    Proposed guidance for producing 'gold standard' transition plans has been described by EY as "an extremely important step in the right direction towards driving the UK towards a net zero future".

  • RLAM launches global equity transition fund

    08 November 2022
  • Investors urged to vote against Sembcorp coal plant deal

    07 November 2022

    The financial engineering behind Sembcorp's proposed sale of two coal-fired plants means the transaction is a "quick and dirty solution" to decarbonisation, and highlights the weaknesses of some sustainability-linked bond (SLB) structures, a think-tank has argued.

  • Canada ranked bottom in G7 climate-readiness league table

    07 November 2022

    Canada ranks bottom in Aviva's newly-launched 'Climate-Ready Index' - a framework to measure how G7 nations and Ireland are progressing on climate mitigation, resilience and adaptation.

  • NZIA launches methodology for insurers to hit net-zero goals

    03 November 2022

    The Net-Zero Insurance Alliance (NZIA) has launched a public consultation on how its member firms will reach their goal of achieving net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG)...

  • UOB sets 2050 net zero target, rules out new oil and gas financing

    31 October 2022

    United Overseas Bank (UOB) has announced a 2050 net zero target across its lending portfolio, and has also become the first bank in Asia to rule out new financing for upstream oil and gas projects.

  • $100trn of investment needed to reach net-zero, report finds

    25 October 2022

    Over $100 trillion is needed to 'green' the world's capital stock and reach net zero by 2050, a report by BNY Mellon and Fathom Consulting has found.

  • Governments should compensate investors for stranded assets, says IISD

    24 October 2022

    Governments should compensate oil and gas investors for stranded assets to avoid costly tribunals, the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has said.

  • Fund-level scenario analysis requirement is 'regulatory overkill'

    19 October 2022

    The merits and shortcomings of scenario analysis were debated at a panel discussion at The Future of ESG Data conference. Peter Cripps reports

  • Australian superfunds 'dumping fossil fuel stakes'

    19 October 2022

    Australia's largest superfunds are rapidly selling off stakes in fossil fuel companies, a Market Forces report has found.