Deforestation attracts more concern from investors and corporates, says CDP
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
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
Mellon Capital has attracted $100 million of funding from a US foundation for a new strategy tilted towards companies with lower carbon emissions.
Climate leaders index beats Bloomberg World
A global index of companies taking the strongest action to combat climate has outperformed the Bloomberg World Index (BWI) by almost 10% over the past four years.
Investor coalition pledges to 'decarbonise' $500bn of assets
A coalition involving two of the largest asset managers in Europe has set a target of 'decarbonising' $500 billion of institutional investments.
World Bank welcomes carbon pricing moves and plans further action
Putting a price on carbon emissions now has support from national and regional governments responsible for more than 54% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, according to the World Bank.
What the UN Climate Summit needs to deliver
Ahead of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's climate summit in New York this month, a selection of thought leaders give their views on what they hope will be agreed at the gathering.
The latest people moves in the industry, including new recruits for SolarCity, Impax and Mirova
Shell considers 'stranded assets' risk when screening projects
The possibility that certain oil and gas assets may become 'stranded' as a result of government regulations to combat climate change is included in contingency plans when Royal Dutch Shell assesses potential new projects, a company spokesman said.
S&P 500 increasingly conscious of climate risks, says CDP
US public companies are increasingly feeling the impact of climate change on profit and operations, according to the CDP – formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project.