• People moves

    24 September 2015

    A round-up of the latest new appointments and moves in the industry, including changes at HSBC, CDP, RobecoSAM, Impax, MSCI and the World Bank.

  • 2015 has seen an 'inexorable rise' in voluntary carbon pricing for corporates, says CDP

    23 September 2015

    There has been an "inexorable rise" in the number of public companies putting a price on carbon, according to a report from CDP.

  • Investor-led project to create energy productivity index

    22 September 2015

    The California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) has joined an investor-led initiative to launch what it believes to be the world's first "global energy productivity benchmark for listed industrial companies".

  • CDP and South Pole launch water scoring system for companies

    22 July 2015

    A system for assessing and comparing companies' water management practices is being launched by CDP – the non-profit formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project – and South Pole, an advisory company and project developer based in Switzerland.

  • Investors launch platform to showcase their climate change initiatives

    20 May 2015

    A group of institutional investors, managing some $25 trillion, have launched an online platform to highlight the actions they are taking to curb climate change.

  • Bioenergy standards proposed

    25 March 2015

    Bioenergy standards for projects eligible for funding from green bonds have been released, and cover social impacts as well as environmental ones.

  • Companies' efforts to cut carbon have 'plateaued', finds CDP

    12 December 2014

    Emissions reductions from some of the most carbon-intensive companies have "plateaued" over the past year, according to a report by the CDP.

  • Deforestation attracts more concern from investors and corporates, says CDP

    10 November 2014

    This year has seen a 30% increase in the number of institutional investors requesting information about deforestation caused by the companies in which they invest, according to a new report.

  • Failure to report water risk 'a grave concern', says CDP

    05 November 2014

    The number of large companies reporting water risks has failed to increase in-line with investor demand, with the energy sector continuing to lag behind its peers, a new report has warned.

  • Mellon Capital and McKnight Foundation in $100m lower carbon strategy

    21 October 2014

    Mellon Capital has attracted $100 million of funding from a US foundation for a new strategy tilted towards companies with lower carbon emissions.