• Banks and insurers could harness Dutch climate adaptation label - Achmea

    24 December 2023

    A proposed label to show the climate risks faced by properties could be used by banks and insurers in the Netherlands to promote investment in adaptation, an executive at Achmea has said.

  • APG, Achmea announce African loan partnership

    25 April 2023

    APG Asset Management, Achmea and African Development Bank have announced a collaboration to support private sustainable loans - though they have not revealed how much they will lend.

  • €1.1trn investor coalition calls on TotalEnergies to cut Scope 3 emissions

    06 April 2023

    A coalition of 17 investors, which represent around €1.1 trillion ($1.2 trillion) in assets under management, has urged TotalEnergies to align its Scope 3 emissions reductions targets with the Paris Agreement.

  • Dutch investors tell oil and gas companies 'prove your commitment to Paris'

    21 October 2022
  • €1.5trn Dutch investor group sets 2024 oil firm transition expectations

    01 April 2022

    A group of seven Dutch asset managers with a combined €1.5 trillion ($1.7 trillion) in assets has published three core climate transition expectations for oil and gas firms to accelerate...

  • News round-up: Investors go to work on deforestation, DFIs go fossil fuel-free

    05 November 2020

    €1.8trn of investors urge companies to tackle deforestation

  • Achmea Innovation Fund invests in reforestation company

    14 October 2020

    The Netherlands-based financial services provider Achmea is taking a 'significant' non-controlling interest in Land Life, a reforestation company.

  • Aegon supports Follow This climate resolutions

    13 May 2019

    Dutch insurer Aegon has announced its support for nine climate resolutions at four major oil firms' annual general meetings (AGMs).

  • Dutch investors pressure oil and gas sector to strengthen climate targets

    12 April 2019

    A group of heavyweight investors including NN Investment Partners (NN IP), Actiam, Aegon and Kempen have urged the entire oil and gas sector to set stringent targets to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

  • IBRD marks 10 years of green bonds with $1.2bn issue

    14 November 2018

    The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), part of the World Bank Group, has issued two benchmark green bonds to mark the tenth anniversary of its entry into the market in 2008.