Water quality: a critical pillar of biodiversity
Tighter regulation could help investors improve water quality and tackle biodiversity loss, write Lisa Beauvilain and Johan Florén
Investors target Volkswagen for climate lobbying
Seven European investors have co-filed a shareholder resolution with Volkswagen for "trailing behind its peers" to report its climate lobbying, after more than three years of dialogue with the car company.
$14trn investor group pushes for AGM vote on 'net zero' claims
A group of 53 investors with a combined $14 trillion of assets under management has called for new climate-related corporate governance measures, including an annual general meeting (AGM) vote on corporate 'net zero' transition plans.
News round-up: Barclays, Brazil and USS
LGIM, AP7 call on Brazil to protect Amazon
Macquarie and BT Pension push TPI support past $20trn
Membership of the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) has surged past the $20 trillion milestone, just over three years after it was launched.
Assessing companies' climate lobbying
Responses are being sought to a consultation on a framework to assess whether corporate lobbying is aligned with the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement, write Clare Richards and Rory Sullivan
Consultation opens on climate change lobbying framework
The consultation on a framework to help investors assess the extent to which a company's lobbying is aligned to the Paris Agreement has been opened, after three investors launched the project earlier this month.
Investor support for Mizuho Financial climate resolution grows
Mizuho Financial faces growing pressure as more investors back a shareholder resolution calling on the bank to disclose its climate risks and publish a plan to align investments to the Paris Agreement.
Work begins to build climate change lobbying framework
Chronos Sustainability is to create a framework enabling investors to assess whether corporate lobbying is aligned with the goals of the Paris Agreement.