Companies take $14bn hit from water problems in 2016, CDP finds
The value of water-related financial impacts borne by companies soared to $14 billion last year, up from $2.6 billion the previous year.
The road to Marrakesh is paved with green intentions
The Paris climate change summit will be a tough act to follow, but its successor is shaping up to be an important meeting in its own right. Hamza Ali and Peter Cripps report
Matching cities and investors for a sustainable future
Much work is being done to help cities lower their emissions, but more needs to be done to help them attract private sector investment, argues Maia Kutner
Who will win the race to become the green financial capital of the world?
Financial centres across the globe are vying to place themselves at the heart of the emerging, low-carbon, resource-resilient economy, reports Hamza Ali
$13trn of investors call on G20 to act on Paris agreement
An investor coalition representing $13 trillion of assets has urged the G20 to ratify the Paris climate agreement this year and take action to ensure that its targets are met.
EF BRIEFS: SolarCity, CDP hires Stathers
SolarCity, a leading provider of small-scale solar energy installations, has raised $345 million from four undisclosed tax equity investors to finance new projects.
Profile: Inflection Point's Carbon Zero strategy
Inflection Point's Carbon Zero strategy offers a way for investors to lower the carbon intensity of their portfolio, and has the potential to outperform. Taylor Telford reports
'The irresistible force'
Investors are increasingly demanding that companies disclose material climate risks. CalPERS' Anne Simpson tells Peter Cripps why
Cement companies earnings' at risk from carbon price, says CDP
The 12 largest cement companies in the world may lose up to $4.9 billion of earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) at a "low" carbon price of $10, according to report by CDP.
Comparing companies' energy performance
Companies' energy efficiency can have significant environmental and economic implications – but it is too often difficult for investors to assess. A new index aims to bring visibility, says Wei Sue