• Cement companies need to ramp up their emissions reductions, CDP says

    09 April 2018

    Cement companies need to more than double their emissions reductions if they are to align with the Paris agreement, a report has claimed.

  • Tool launched to raise investor awareness on deforestation risks

    29 March 2018

    An online platform to support financial institutions in understanding and mitigating deforestation risks has been launched.

  • Climate-related disclosure: a new dawn

    21 March 2018

    Numerous developments are helping to drive improvements in corporate reporting of non-financial issues and to raise investor expectations, says Adams Koshy.

  • Figueres: infrastructure bonds should be green bonds

    20 March 2018

    Former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres issued a rallying call for cities, governments and large companies to issue green bonds to finance their infrastructure projects, as she seeks to shift the market's growth into a higher gear.

  • Companies sluggish to act on TCFD, report finds

    19 March 2018

    Just one in 10 companies provide incentives for board members to manage climate-related risks and opportunities, representing a failure to act on the recommendations of the FSB's Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), a report has found.

  • Major investor initiative to tackle climate change on four fronts announced

    01 February 2018

    A landmark initiative to spur investors to attack climate change on the four fronts of engagement, disclosure, low-carbon investing and policy advocacy has been launched.

  • Electric vehicles could hit price parity with diesel and petrol from 2022, CDP says

    19 January 2018

    Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) will reach price parity with internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles from about 2022, according to research published by CDP.

  • China launches world's largest emissions trading scheme

    19 December 2017

    China has announced the long-awaited launch of its national emissions trading scheme (ETS), which will immediately become the largest of its type in the world, according to analysts.

  • Three institutional investors join $800bn Portfolio Decarbonisation Coalition

    15 December 2017

    Three institutional investors managing about $376 billion in combined assets have joined the UN's Portfolio Decarbonisation Coalition (PDC).

  • Banking on Water - the role of commercial banks in water solutions

    11 December 2017

    There are five key ways in which banks can seize the opportunities presented by the water sector, argues Ambika Jindal.