• People moves: UBS, Palladium, ANZ, Mainstream

    23 August 2019

    UBS creates sustainable finance committee, Tillery appointed CEO of Palladium’s new impact fund and more

  • Insurers face rise in management liability claims from climate risks

    09 July 2019

    A rise in climate-related 'directors' and officers' (D&O)' insurance claims could soon materialise, according to experts at a conference organised by law firm Clyde & Co.

  • Central banks are 'not leading by example' on climate change

    08 July 2019

    Central banks have started playing "a crucial role" in mobilising the institutions they supervise to address climate risks, but "seem more hesitant to lead by example" when it comes to their own investments, a report argues.

  • The ESG data files - introduction

    26 June 2019

    ESG data has gone 'mainstream'. But how good is it, and in what ways does it need to improve? Environmental Finance is today launching a series of features to answer these questions. Peter Cripps reports

  • Bank of England to stress test UK’s financial system by 2021

    21 June 2019

    The Bank of England will by 2021 conduct a stress test of the UK financial system for resilience to the financial risks posed by climate change, Mark Carney has revealed.

  • It's time for a Marshall Plan for the planet, says Aviva

    13 May 2019

    "A Marshall Plan for the planet" will be needed to help to pay for the trillions needed to build the clean infrastructure needed to combat climate change, Aviva Investors said.

  • Central banks send powerful climate risk message with landmark report

    17 April 2019

    A report by some of the world’s most influential central banks and supervisors has sent a shot across the bow of the investment community by signalling that climate-related risk is near the top of their agenda.

  • Carney: responsible investing will help break the tragedy of the horizon

    21 March 2019

    Mark Carney revisited his landmark tragedy of the horizon speech, this time striking a more positive note about the "tremendous" opportunities created by the low-carbon transition, and predicting that sustainable investing will "go mainstream".

  • RBA calls for climate scenario analysis in economic modelling

    12 March 2019

    The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has warned that climate change affects both monetary policy and financial stability, and called for economic models to incorporate the scenario analysis, as used in climate models.

  • Irish central bank warns of slow transition to green economy

    06 February 2019

    A slow transition to a low-carbon economy would pose macroeconomic and financial stability risks, according to the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) governor, Philip Lane.