Nature in the spotlight at Africa Climate Summit
As the inaugural Africa Climate Summit kicks off in Nairobi, nature looks set to take centre stage with investment pledges expected alongside ambitious biodiversity and deforestation targets.
Australia's biggest superfunds accused of greenwashing
Australia's biggest superfunds have been accused of greenwashing by campaign group Market Forces, for failing to engage effectively with high emitters.
COP27 draft criticised for not tackling fossil fuels
The first draft of the COP27 final agreement has been criticised for not committing to reducing fossil fuel usage other than unabated coal, with an institutional investor lamenting the lack of progress.
COP27: Paris-style biodiversity agreement urged for COP15
Sampension argues for engagement over divestment
Dutch pension fund Sampension said it will increase its portfolio engagement on climate change in 2022, instead of divesting.
PRI hires AMP Capital deputy chief David Atkin as new head
The UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has announced AMP Capital deputy chief executive David Atkin will replace Fiona Reynolds...
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners invests $100m in Indian renewable energy
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has invested $100 million in renewable energy provider Amp India
BlackRock, DWS, Natixis show 'basic' commitment to ESG, says Morningstar
Morningstar has identified Vanguard and Lyxor among asset managers with a 'low' level of commitment to ESG topics, whilst BlackRock, DWS, Natixis and UBS were flagged for their 'basic' approaches.