• Consultants chosen to develop avoided emissions standard

    25 January 2024

    A group of asset managers has selected two consultants to develop a database that will 'standardise and give transparency' to the calculation of avoided greenhouse gas emissions.

  • France moves closer to requiring 'say on climate' transition plans

    12 July 2023

    Companies listed in France would be required to give investors a 'say on climate' transition plans and their implementation, under plans set to be discussed in Parliament this month.

  • French financial firms must draw on coal lessons for fossil fuel policies, say regulators

    26 October 2021

    French regulators have encouraged financial firms to draw lessons from their thermal coal policies for other fossil fuel sectors in order to align with the goals of the Paris Agreement...

  • ACPR: Banks need to incorporate climate into risk management framework

    26 May 2020

    The French Prudential Supervision and Resolution Authority (ACPR) has published a guide to good practices in governance and climate risk management for the banking industry.

  • France's largest insurers looking for climate-conscious asset managers

    19 November 2019

    Three mandates totalling €500m open for tender

  • Pension funds and insurers commit to carbon-neutral investments by 2050

    25 September 2019

    The newly launched alliance is responsible for $2.4trn in investments

  • Bond round-up: Chile, Korea, Engie, CDC, Vattenfall, BayWa, RATP … and more

    19 June 2019
  • People moves: Finance for Tomorrow, M&GPrudential, KEB Hana Bank, Union Investment Institutional

    31 May 2019

    Philippe Zaouati, CEO of French asset manager Mirova, part of Natixis Investment Managers, has stepped down as chair of Finance for Tomorrow.

  • French regulator calls for ‘green and brown’ taxonomy

    12 April 2019

    France’s financial regulator has called for the rapid introduction of a formal definition of investments that are beneficial or detrimental to the environment – a so-called taxonomy of ‘green’ and ‘brown’ assets.

  • People Moves: CalSTRS, BNP Paribas, ERAFP, GWEC, FC4S and Cornerstone

    26 October 2018

    Kirsty Jenkinson has been appointed as director of corporate governance at the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) and replaces Anne Sheehan, who retired in March.