Archive

  • 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.

  • Climate leaders index beats Bloomberg World

    16 October 2014

    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

    24 September 2014

    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

    23 September 2014

    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

    22 September 2014

    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.

  • People moves

    14 August 2014

    The latest people moves in the industry, including new recruits for SolarCity, Impax and Mirova

  • Shell considers 'stranded assets' risk when screening projects

    29 May 2014

    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

    16 May 2014

    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.