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  • Phoenix unveils net-zero transition plan

    25 May 2023

    The UK life insurer sets out five key targets to reach interim targets

  • PIRC calls on investors to oppose Glencore climate report

    19 May 2023

    Proxy advisor Pensions and Investment Research Consultants (PIRC) has recommended that investors oppose mining and commodities trading giant Glencore's climate progress report over the inadequacy of its current targets and plans.

  • Just Energy Transition Partnerships still wrestling with coal investments, says Eastspring

    18 May 2023

    Just Energy Transition Partnerships (JETP) still need to solve the challenge of how coal asset owners can be compensated for early retirement of their assets, Eastspring Investments has said.

  • Chubb: we have "no control" over insureds' emissions

    17 May 2023

    Chubb's board of directors has said it has no control over its insureds' emissions and no basis to know how any change in its underwriting or investment activity would reduce such emissions.

  • Sustainalytics: only one firm is aligned with 1.5°C

    10 May 2023

    Morningstar Sustainalytics has provided further details of its recently launched Low Carbon Transition Ratings, revealing that only one company it has assessed so far is currently aligned to a 1.5°C pathway.

  • Assessing the departures from the Net Zero Insurance Alliance

    09 May 2023

    Antitrust concerns are being used as a political cudgel by the fossil fuel industry and its political servants in the US, writes Peter Bosshard

  • The opportunities of the environmental transition

    08 May 2023

    The energy transition is expected to account for $4 trillion in global annual investment over the next ten years, writes Lombard Odier's Frédéric Rochat

  • Transition plans key to stave off threat to financial stability, says Aviva's Waygood

    25 April 2023

    Unless a material price on carbon is reached and governments come up with 'sectoral transition frameworks', the world faces a threat to international security and financial stability, according to Aviva Investors.

  • US banks facing NYC pension fund pressure on climate targets

    24 April 2023

    Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and Goldman Sachs are preparing to face a shareholder vote on a resolution asking them to set absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions targets, as a major investor criticised them for "lagging peers" in this area.