• Carney: EU taxonomy is binary - we need 50 shades of green

    24 September 2019

    The EU's taxonomy on sustainable activities is "a good start", but a "richer" taxonomy that does not take a binary approach is needed, said Bank of England governor Mark Carney.

  • People Moves: CalPERS, Sustainable Development Capital, IIRC, MSCI and Innergex

    05 October 2018

    Jason Perez has joined California Public Employees' Retirement System's (CalPERS) board of administration, ousting ESG advocate Priya Mathur.

  • Boom in Chinese solar investment contributes to record year

    10 April 2018

    A record 98GW was added to the world's solar capacity in 2017 – more than for coal, oil and gas combined – according to a report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

  • Largest 200 clean energy companies best fossil fuel benchmark by 16%

    19 February 2018

    The world's 200 largest publicly listed companies by total clean energy revenues outperformed their industry benchmark by 16.4% over the last 18 months, according to the latest Carbon Clean 200 list.

  • Global clean energy investment rises 3% to $333.5bn

    18 January 2018

    Clean energy investment increased by 3% last year thanks to a boom in solar energy installations in China.

  • Fall in clean energy investment due, in part, to better technology - BNEF

    13 April 2017

    Clean energy investments continued to fall in the first quarter of 2017, partly driven by their falling capital costs as the technology gets better according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

  • China dominates new Clean200 list ahead of US

    22 February 2017

    Companies based in China form over a third of an updated list of 200 clean energy companies compiled by Canadian research firm Corporate Knights and US non-profit As You Sow.

  • A record breaking $93bn of green bonds issued in 2016

    20 January 2017

    The green bond market returned to explosive growth in 2016, as a spurt of activity in China saw the value of issuance more than double to $93 billion.

  • Solar installation and storage capacity to rise in 2017

    19 January 2017

    New solar installations across the globe will rise during 2017, despite a fall in China, and battery storage will double, according to one industry expert.

  • Offshore wind sees record year but total green investment falls

    16 January 2017

    Offshore wind investments hit a record $30 billion for 2016, though overall clean energy investing fell 18% to $287.5 billion, from last year's record $348.5 billion, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).