BlackRock urged to back words with actions in AGM season
The world’s largest money manager has been pressured to back climate-related shareholder resolutions, in a letter addressed to its CEO Larry Fink by investors and NGOs.
Investors and corporates join forces in new plastics initiative
More than 15 major institutional investors and organisations representing several hundred companies have joined forces in support of a new initiative "to eradicate plastic waste and pollution at source".
Boston Common backs ‘blue economy’ finance principles
Boston Common Asset Management has added its name to the growing number of financial institutions that have endorsed a set of principles for investing to support the world’s oceans.
Banking on a changing climate?
Climate change poses a significant threat to banks. How big is their exposure to climate risks, and what are they doing to mitigate them, asks Peter Cripps
Banks' climate progress is 'skin deep'
Banks' attempts to adapt to the risks and the opportunities presented by climate change have been criticised as "often skin deep at best" by a coalition of $2 trillion of investors.
Time for investors in Asia's meat and dairy industries to 'step up to the plate'
Investors in Asia's meat, seafood and dairy industries "face a range of badly managed sustainability risks with significant potential to derail returns," a report has warned.
Shareholder engagement spurs AB InBev to commit to 100% renewables
Anheuser-Busch (AB) InBev, the world's largest brewer, has signed up to the RE100 initiative, following extensive shareholder engagement.
Investors urged to pressure banks to do more on climate change
Investors should use their position as shareholders to ensure the financial sector makes better progress to mitigate climate change, according to a new report.
Major investors call on banks to re-route Dakota pipeline
A group of major investors has called on banks involved in the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to re-route it so that it does not cross Native American treaty land.
Banks making progress on combating climate change
Banks have made considerable progress in addressing climate risks and opportunities in their business practices to align with a 2°C global warming target, but it is still not enough, according to a new report.