Archive

  • Ambachtsheer leaves Mercer to join BNP

    20 July 2018

    Jane Ambachtsheer has left her role at consultancy giant Mercer to join BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM).

  • 90% of Green Finance Summit participants vote for mandatory TCFD

    19 July 2018

    There was 90% support for making the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) mandatory within five years, according to a poll of the audience at the Green Finance Summit in London.

  • Rick Stathers joins Aviva Investors' growing ESG team

    12 July 2018

    Rick Stathers has been appointed as senior ESG analyst, and Sora Utzinger as ESG analyst by Aviva Investors. Both were previously at CDP.

  • Science-based targets gain traction in climate fund rating methodology

    09 July 2018

    A tool designed to help investors assess carbon risks in their portfolios has been updated to incorporate ‘science-based targets’, in a sign of the growing significance of these targets.

  • Climate Action 100+ expands its reach and attracts new backers

    04 July 2018

    An additional 61 companies have been added to Climate Action 100+ list, increasing the reach of the investor-backed initiative that aims to engage with "systemically important greenhouse gas emitters".

  • Leading retailers and RBC act on supply chain emissions

    26 June 2018

    Three of the world's 20 leading retailers – CVS Health, Target Corporation and Tesco – have joined Walmart in requesting information on their suppliers' carbon emissions as part of an initiative to improve supply chain sustainability.

  • Amundi's early mover

    21 June 2018

    Frédéric Samama has been a key mover in the Portfolio Decarbonisation Coalition, the creation of low-carbon indexes, and now the world's biggest green bond fund. He talks to Peter Cripps

  • Members of EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance announced

    13 June 2018

    The European Commission has announced the members of its Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance.

  • How Trump inspired climate action by US companies and cities

    08 June 2018

    Companies and cities across the US have taken on a leadership role in terms of climate change action, since President Trump pulled the country out of the Paris Agreement 12 months ago, says Lance Pierce.

  • Investors press politicians to facilitate more low-carbon investment

    04 June 2018

    Leading institutional investors have called on national governments to act more urgently to spur private sector capital into low-carbon investments.