• Investors urged to join sovereign climate performance assessment project

    17 May 2021

    Investors have been urged to get involved in a project to develop an assessment framework for the carbon performance of sovereigns, currently backed by groups including the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) and Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI).

  • Illegal wildlife trade and investors

    14 May 2021

    Why should institutional investors be concerned about the illegal wildlife trade and what can they do to prevent it, ask Rory Sullivan and Steve Watson

  • Assessing companies' climate lobbying

    27 July 2020

    Responses are being sought to a consultation on a framework to assess whether corporate lobbying is aligned with the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement, write Clare Richards and Rory Sullivan

  • Consultation opens on climate change lobbying framework

    29 June 2020

    The consultation on a framework to help investors assess the extent to which a company's lobbying is aligned to the Paris Agreement has been opened, after three investors launched the project earlier this month.

  • Work begins to build climate change lobbying framework

    16 June 2020

    Chronos Sustainability is to create a framework enabling investors to assess whether corporate lobbying is aligned with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

  • Transition Pathway Initiative eyes analysis of corporate debt market

    29 April 2020

    The Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) plans to extend its analysis of management quality and carbon performance to corporate issuers of fixed income products.

  • ESG data files: Part five - the impact of the EU's taxonomy

    04 October 2019

    Will the EU's sustainability taxonomy reduce the reporting burden on companies, or could it be another weight on their shoulders? Michael Hurley reports

  • Is Climate Action 100+ pushing hard enough?

    19 July 2019

    The heavyweight investor engagement initiative has won some victories with fossil fuel giants. But should it be demanding more, asks Elena K Johansson.

  • People moves: SASB, J.P. Morgan AM, Chronos, Ramboll

    01 March 2019

    Madelyn Antoncic has been named chief executive of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Foundation.