• Insurers blacklist illegal fishing boats

    10 October 2017

    More than 20 leading insurers have pledged to stop underwriting vessels that have been blacklisted for their involvement in illegal fishing.

  • Folksam CIO: "There is simply no reason not to continue investing in green bonds"

    09 October 2017

    Michael Kjeller, chief investment officer of Swedish pensions and insurance provider Folksam, discusses his firm's decision to raise its target for green bond investment

  • Insurers count the cost of Harvey and Irma

    13 September 2017

    Insurers and their shareholders are breathing a sigh of relief after Hurricane Irma's change of course over Florida resulted in less damage than had been feared.

  • Schroders launches tool to measure companies' earnings at risk from rising carbon prices

    06 September 2017

    Investment manager Schroders has developed a tool for investors which measures how government moves to put a meaningful price on carbon could affect company profits and investment returns.

  • Allianz and MUFG complete $340m US wind investment

    22 August 2017

    Allianz has signed a tax equity agreement worth about $340 million alongside Japanese financial services conglomerate MUFG for the Red Dirt wind project in Oklahoma.

  • Insurers under fire for underwriting coal industry

    11 August 2017

    Divesting from coal companies while continuing to underwrite them is a 'blind spot' of insurers' climate policies, according to campaigners. Cintia Cheong investigates what four insurers are doing about it

  • Insurers shamed in ongoing criticism of coal industry investments

    04 August 2017

    Munich Re, Swiss Re, Allianz, Generali and Zurich's exposure to coal exposed

  • Green bond funds poised to break through $2bn mark

    28 July 2017

    The value of green bond funds is fast approaching the $2 billion mark after a spate of launches in the past two years, analysis by Environmental Finance has revealed.

  • Manager of new green bond fund to be announced next month

    28 July 2017

    A French pension scheme is expected to announce a €350 million ($400 million) green bond fund in mid-August, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • EcoAct snaps up Carbon Clear

    19 July 2017

    EcoAct, a Paris-based climate change advisory firm, has acquired Carbon Clear of the UK for an undisclosed sum.