• $3.2trn investor group to 'step-up' chemical sector emissions engagement

    09 September 2021

    An investor working group has been formed to "step-up" engagement with major chemical firms around their carbon emissions, arguing the sector has been "neglected" by investors as being 'hard-to-abate'.

  • 'Impact monetisation' model unveiled by Value Balancing Alliance

    12 February 2021

    A methodology for monetising the impact of companies on society and the environment has been published by an alliance of the world's largest corporates.

  • Can impact be the guiding star for corporates?

    21 September 2020

    The Value Balancing Alliance's methodologies for assessing companies' net impact will define the future of corporate decision making, Christian Heller tells Michael Hurley

  • Storebrand excludes 27 firms as it tightens climate policy

    24 August 2020

    Norwegian asset manager Storebrand has tightened its climate policy significantly, which will see it exclude 27 firms including oil majors Chevron and ExxonMobil, miner Rio Tinto and chemicals giant BASF.

  • CDP announces 179 'A list' leading climate action companies

    20 January 2020

    CDP has named over 170 firms as being global leaders for transparency and action on climate change for 2019.

  • Investors welcome strengthened Anglo American climate lobbying policy

    23 December 2019

    Major investment firms have welcomed the mining giant Anglo American agreeing to align its lobbying activity to the goals of the Paris Agreement.

  • CA100+ investors welcome BASF, RWE climate lobbying pledge

    03 May 2019

    Pledges by chemicals giant BASF and German utility RWE to review their lobbying activities on climate change have been welcomed by a group of investors including Union Investment, the Church of England Pensions Board and Sweden’s AP7 pension fund.

  • US 'to overtake Germany as third biggest solar market', despite Trump

    25 January 2017

    The US will become the third largest market for solar in 2017 overtaking Germany, according to a report by data provider Sustainalytics.

  • Companies take $14bn hit from water problems in 2016, CDP finds

    18 November 2016

    The value of water-related financial impacts borne by companies soared to $14 billion last year, up from $2.6 billion the previous year.

  • Failure to report water risk 'a grave concern', says CDP

    05 November 2014

    The number of large companies reporting water risks has failed to increase in-line with investor demand, with the energy sector continuing to lag behind its peers, a new report has warned.