• Hold AGM vote on compliance with mandatory TCFD, suggests Aviva's Waygood

    13 March 2018

    Aviva Investors has thrown its might behind proposals to make climate disclosures mandatory, adding that shareholders could vote on whether they approve of the reporting.

  • UK urged to issue sovereign green bond to plug EIB, GIB funding hole

    13 March 2018

    The UK Government was urged to issue a sovereign green bond to help plug gaps in funding left by the sale of the Green Investment Bank (GIB), according to Aldersgate Group.

  • UK bids to consolidate 'leadership' in green finance

    18 September 2017

    The UK government has announced a taskforce of senior financiers to help accelerate the growth of green finance – a field in which it claims the UK already enjoys global leadership.

  • Macquarie completes acquisition of Green Investment Bank

    18 August 2017

    The UK government must develop a new strategy for private sector investment after a Macquarie-led consortium completed its £2.3 billion ($2.96 billion) acquisition of the Green Investment Bank (GIB), according to a group of business leaders.

  • UK's low-carbon economy 'could grow to 13% of GDP'

    05 June 2017

    The low-carbon economy could grow to account for as much as 13% of the UK's gross domestic product (GDP) in the next thirty years, up from 2% today, according to a letter from Aldersgate Group, representing some of the country's business leaders.

  • People Moves - Kommuninvest, PRI, GIB, Bluesource, South Pole, Impax

    18 November 2016

    Swedish public sector lender Kommuninvest has appointed senior investor relations manager Bjorn Bergstrand as its head of sustainability.

  • Investors and industry hail entry into force of Paris Agreement

    06 October 2016

    Institutional investors and leading industrial companies have welcomed the news that the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change will come into force on 4 November.

  • GIB announces first ever profits and privatisation plans

    25 June 2015

    The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) has announced its first full year profits, and comfirmed its plans to offerequity to private investors.

  • Joan Walley takes the reins at the Aldersgate Group

    24 March 2015

    Joan Walley, who is stepping down in May as a Labour member of parliament after 28 years, has been named chair of the UK's Aldersgate Group.

  • UK GIB publishes Handbook to help others assess, monitor and report

    20 March 2015

    The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) has published a Green Investment Handbook, as previously revealed by Environmental Finance.