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  • Biodiversity funds underperform benchmarks in 2023

    29 February 2024

    The growing universe of biodiversity funds generally posted positive returns in 2023, but active funds lagged their benchmarks. Genevieve Redgrave reports.

  • Biodiversity funds top $1 billion for first time

    27 February 2024

    Biodiversity fund assets topped $1 billion for the first time in 2023, but the majority of funds in the universe remain small.

  • Three new biodiversity funds launched in Q4

    20 February 2024

    Three new biodiversity funds were launched in the final quarter of 2023, taking total number to 19, according to research conducted by Environmental Finance.

  • La Banque Postale launches €1bn impact infra debt fund

    27 September 2023
  • €1.1trn investor coalition calls on TotalEnergies to cut Scope 3 emissions

    06 April 2023

    A coalition of 17 investors, which represent around €1.1 trillion ($1.2 trillion) in assets under management, has urged TotalEnergies to align its Scope 3 emissions reductions targets with the Paris Agreement.

  • Biodiversity fund assets triple in 2022 to nearly $1bn

    27 February 2023

    Assets in biodiversity funds passed $984 million at the end of 2022, with a flurry of strategy launches despite macroeconomic woes, Thomas Cox reports

  • COP15: $24trn investor group calls for agreement on Global Biodiversity Framework

    13 December 2022

    150 financial institutions representing over $24 trillion in assets under management have called on countries to adopt a post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework at the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15).

  • Most large French companies 'still don't have enough women on boards'

    17 January 2022

    A €5 trillion ($5.7 trillion) French investor initiative focused on improving corporate gender diversity hopes for "more tangible progress" in 2022...

  • French financial firms must draw on coal lessons for fossil fuel policies, say regulators

    26 October 2021

    French regulators have encouraged financial firms to draw lessons from their thermal coal policies for other fossil fuel sectors in order to align with the goals of the Paris Agreement...

  • Total secures shareholder backing for controversial climate strategy

    28 May 2021