• Two Grosvenor funds ditch fossil fuels

    02 February 2015

    Two socially responsible investment (SRI) funds run by New Zealand state-owned Grosvenor Financial Services Group have divested from fossil fuels.

  • Lima meeting sees several attempts to clarify role of forest carbon credits

    03 December 2014

    Several reports are being launched at the current UN climate change conference in Lima, Peru, which aim to explain the complex situation regarding the REDD+ mechanism for issuing carbon credits to projects that conserve forests.

  • Investors urged to engage with coal companies on stranded asset risk

    22 September 2014

    Institutional investors should engage with coal companies to ensure they maximise value, either by redeploying capital away from high-cost projects or by returning cash to shareholders, said Anthony Hobley, CEO of the Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI).

  • Stranded assets: big four UK miners could see $20bn hit to coal assets - HSBC

    21 January 2014

    The big four UK-listed miners could see more than $20 billion wiped from the value of their coal assets in a low-carbon scenario, analysts at HSBC have calculated.

  • Australia faces laws of unintended consequences

    21 January 2014

    Australia's change of direction on climate change policy is causing concern among the financial community. Graham Cooper reports

  • Norway's $800bn 'oil fund' faces calls to change structure and divest from coal

    12 November 2013

    Norway's $800 billion 'oil fund' could face a major shake-up of the way it implements its responsible investment strategy after a report recommended that politicians leave decisions on divestments to the country's central bank.

  • Water is major risk to miners' competitiveness, warn bank analysts

    22 October 2013

    Water-related risks such as scarcity, pollution and flooding are a significant and growing threat to mining companies' operating costs, efficiency and licence to operate, says a new bank study.