GGFC launches green finance policy directory
The Global Green Finance Council (GGFC) has introduced a reference guide to green finance initiatives, as sustainable finance continues to rise up the agenda.
Deforestation threatens tens of billions in stranded assets
Billions of dollars of investments risk becoming stranded assets if companies do not take sufficient action to address deforestation risks, environmental non-profit CDP has warned.
Companies becoming big spenders on water security
Big corporates are investing in water security at record levels while some of them are starting to adopt internal water pricing policies, a report has found.
More than 800 companies failing to price in carbon risk, CDP says
More than 800 laggards are potentially at risk from future regulatory changes for carbon emissions because they don't have a plan to use internal carbon pricing, a report by CDP has found.
People Moves: Gridserve, CDP, Brunel Pension Partnership
Former Greencoat Capital and Temporis Capital financier Mark Henderson has joined energy storage company Gridserve as its chief investment officer.
NN Group conducts carbon footprint analysis of investments
Dutch insurer NN Group has published the results of its first carbon footprint analysis, and said the study could ultimately lead to divestment from companies judged to pose climate change transition risks.
The $9.5bn investment opportunity for water security in cities
Nearly two-thirds of cities foresee a risk to their water supply as a result of climate change, creating a $9.5 billion investment opportunity in projects to help solve the problem, according to research by CDP.
People Moves: CDP, Mirova, Comgest, Man Group
Carole Ferguson has been appointed head of investor research at CDP, formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project.
'Investment-grade' carbon pricing for power sector launched
CDP – formerly known as Carbon Disclosure Project – and low-carbon business coalition We Mean Business have partnered to create an "investment-grade" carbon pricing range for the power sector.
Mapping the finance for Paris
Ian Callaghan and Tessa Tennant examine who is doing what to help finance the commitments made as part of the Paris Agreement on climate change.