• Union Investment grows sustainable funds to €30bn

    26 July 2017

    German investment manager Union Investment has grown the assets in its sustainable funds to €30 billion ($34.9 billion), an increase of about €9 billion on 2016.

  • Consortium plans to build on the success of IFC forest bond

    22 June 2017

    Three international organisations have come together to encourage the use of innovative private sector finance to combat deforestation.

  • BMO to exclude fossil fuel companies from £1.56bn responsible funds range

    15 May 2017

    BMO Global Asset Management will exclude all companies with fossil fuel reserves from its Responsible Funds range, which has £1.56 billion ($2 billion) in assets under management.

  • IFC upsizes $152 million forestry bond

    31 October 2016

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has raised $152 million for its "first-of-its-kind" forestry bond that allows investors to be paid using carbon credits.

  • IFC launches forestry bond that can pay its coupon using REDD+ credits

    17 October 2016

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has launched a "first-of-its-kind" forestry bond that allows investors to be paid using carbon credits.

  • How the world's biggest sovereign wealth fund is handling climate risk

    10 February 2016

    Norges Bank's latest responsible investment report shows environmental issues are still the key driver for engagement and divestment. Sophie Robinson-Tillett reports.

  • Surviving a post-COP 21 world: More effort needed from the extractives sector

    09 December 2015

    Few miners are stress testing their business for a 2°C scenario, says James Hulse

  • RWE's Dawson elected as IETA chairman

    07 December 2015

    The International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) has elected Paul Dawson, head of regulatory affairs at RWE Supply and Trading, as chairman of the board.

  • Multi-national corporates call for UN talks to facilitate carbon markets

    19 October 2015

    A group of 14 leading industrial companies have called on negotiators at the UN climate change talks in Paris in December to deliver an agreement that facilitates international carbon markets.

  • Pepsi, RBC and Cisco out of DJSI as sustainability issues become 'more mainstream'

    11 September 2015

    Pepsi, Royal Bank of Canada and Cisco Systems have been kicked out of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), making way for Bank of America, Telefonica and BHP Billiton.