• 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.

  • CofE slams proxy voting firms over BHP resolution

    09 October 2019

    The Church of England Pensions Board has hit out at proxy voting firms ISS and Glass Lewis for their failure to support a climate lobbying resolution at mining giant BHP Billiton.

  • Climate Action – how the bond market can finance the fight

    05 September 2019

    The green bond market and the carbon markets could be combined to help decarbonise the economy, suggests Mark Leahy.

  • People Moves: LuxFLAG, Aviva, LGIM, Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative, NAB, Allianz SE and ING

    07 June 2019

    The Luxembourg Finance Labelling Agency (LuxFLAG) has appointed Sachin Vankalas as general manager.

  • TPI plans new index to accelerate low-carbon transition

    03 July 2018

    The Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) – an asset-owner led initiative backed by more than $9.3 trillion in assets – plans to create a new, global, low-carbon equity index.

  • LGIM announces exclusions from its £5bn Future World Funds

    11 June 2018

    Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has named the companies it regards as leaders and laggards on climate change issues, as part of its attempt to remove climate-related risk from its £5 billion ($6.7 billion) Future World funds.

  • Investors round on Rio Tinto's funding of fossil fuel lobby groups

    27 April 2018

    Rio Tinto will face mounting pressure at its annual general meeting (AGM) as investors with a combined £1.8 trillion ($2.5 trillion) take aim at its policy on funding lobby groups that obstruct action to combat climate change.

  • Danish pension fund PKA engaging with 64 oil and gas giants on climate

    09 February 2018

    Danish pension fund PKA has said divestment is a possibility for 64 oil and gas companies with which it is currently engaging on climate-related issues.

  • Academics launch principles to help align investments with climate targets

    05 January 2018

    A set of three simple principles has been proposed to help investors align their portfolios with a low-carbon economy.

  • BHP Billiton mulls breaking ties with World Coal Association

    19 December 2017

    BHP Billiton said it would withdraw from the World Coal Association (WCA) over differences regarding climate policies.