• ERAFP to reduce carbon in €750m portfolio

    30 September 2014

    French public service pension scheme, ERAFP, is to reduce by 40% the carbon intensity of a €750 million ($951.4 million) portfolio managed by Amundi.

  • MSCI adds to low-carbon indexes after just a week

    23 September 2014

    MSCI has added more indexes to the Low Carbon series it launched last week – this time enabling investors to invest across the whole universe.

  • Rockefeller's $860m fund to quit fossil fuel investments

    22 September 2014

    The $860 million Rockefeller Brothers Fund is to divest from fossil fuel investments, starting with coal and tar sands, two of "the most intensive sources of carbon emissions," fund president Stephen Heintz said.

  • Investors urged to engage with coal companies on stranded asset risk

    22 September 2014

    Institutional investors should engage with coal companies to ensure they maximise value, either by redeploying capital away from high-cost projects or by returning cash to shareholders, said Anthony Hobley, CEO of the Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI).

  • Mercer to analyse climate risks, backed by investors worth $1.5trn

    22 September 2014

    Global investors managing a combined $1.5 trillion have teamed up with consultancy Mercer to help it analyse the risks climate change poses to portfolios.

  • Higher oil prices could still lead to stranded assets, warns report

    16 September 2014

    Oil majors run the risk that their assets will be devalued even if oil prices rise, a report has warned.

  • Smith School launches stranded coal assets research initiative

    15 September 2014

    The University of Oxford's Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment has launched a research initiative into stranded coal assets after winning backing from a US-based environmental foundation.

  • Australia's 'first fossil-fuel free' superannuation fund launches

    04 September 2014

    The 'first fossil-fuel free' superannuation fund has been set-up in Australia, with plans to "disrupt business as usual" in the country, its founder has said.

  • Stranded assets debate won't lead to large-scale divestment, says analyst

    19 August 2014

    The stranded assets debate is not causing many investors to divest because the implementation of a global emissions cap by governments is viewed as "very unlikely", according to a responsible investment analyst at NASDAQ OMX.

  • Carbon Tracker identifies potential stranded assets in oil majors

    15 August 2014

    Projected capital expenditure by Total and ExxonMobil is more heavily dependent on high oil prices than that of other oil majors, according to the Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI), a financial think tank.