• 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.

  • Free fund managers from 'tyranny of benchmarks', says former Schroders CIO

    08 May 2014

    Asset managers must be freed from the "tyranny" of being measured against benchmark indexes to help them address the risk of stranded carbon assets in their portfolios, a former chief investment officer at Schroders has claimed.

  • Most European companies already impacted by climate change, says CDP

    01 April 2014

    Most European businesses believe they are already being affected by climate change and that it presents far more risks than opportunities, according to the pressure group CDP.

  • Supply chain emissions: overcoming uncertainty

    24 January 2014

    Regulatory uncertainty is deterring companies from investing in emissions reductions, the latest CDP supply chain analysis has found. But there are still enormous opportunities to be unlocked, says Dexter Galvin

  • Autodesk, Unilever and Eli Lilly top emissions sustainability ranking

    20 December 2013

    Autodesk, Unilever and Eli Lilly were named the most sustainable companies in a study that rated 100 firms according to their operational emissions intensity.