• SBTi rules out mandating annual target reviews

    22 August 2022

    The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has told Environmental Finance it will not mandate companies to annually review emissions reductions targets and has ruled out setting a universal base year against which to benchmark reductions.

  • Hydrogen investments still beset by risks, says IGCC

    17 August 2022
  • $8.9trn investors back sustainable water initiative

    16 August 2022

    64 global institutional investors, representing $8.9 trillion assets under management, have committed to engage with companies on sustainable water usage, in what was billed as a first-of-its-kind initiative.

  • German companies hampered by Rhine water level

    15 August 2022
  • Transition methodologies failing to meet Paris Agreement, academics warn

    11 August 2022

    Existing methodologies commonly used by companies, investors and regulators for calculating transition pathways are failing to accurately reflect the Paris Agreement goals, with academics warning that most business will consequently fail to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in time.

  • Low water levels pose credit risk for German manufacturers, says Moody's

    11 August 2022

    Water levels in the Rhine, which are at their lowest since 2018, are 'credit-negative' for German chemicals companies, said Moody's Investors Service.

  • Commonwealth Bank to face shareholder resolution on emissions targets

    10 August 2022

    The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CommBank) is to face a shareholder resolution which calls on the bank to stop financing fossil fuel expansion.

  • ESG data a heightened challenge in emerging markets

    09 August 2022

    Ninety One is looking to step up its transition financing in emerging markets, but data continues to be an obstacle, says its chief sustainability officer Nazmeera Moola

  • Australian super fund NGS Super divests from oil and gas

    04 August 2022

    Australian fund NGS Super has divested from companies involved in oil and gas exploration and production.

  • A whole-economy approach to net-zero

    27 July 2022

    We need to talk about the sectors beyond energy and natural resources facing sizeable transition risks, argues David McNeil