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  • CA100+ investors 'raise ambition' with five key shareholder resolutions

    17 February 2021

    Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) says key shareholder resolutions filed with the likes of ExxonMobil, Berkshire Hathaway and General Motors are a sign of "raised ambition" among investors in this year's annual general meeting (AGM) season.

  • Shell's 'say on climate' commitment welcomed by investors

    11 February 2021

    Oil and gas supergiant Royal Dutch Shell has tightened its net zero emissions commitment, in a move welcomed by investors from the Climate Action 100+ collaborative engagement initiative.

  • News Round Up: Refinitiv, Entelligent, JSS, Northern Trust, and more

    28 January 2021
  • News Round Up: FE fundinfo buys CSSP, SEI joins CA100+ and Lightsource BP signs novel PPA

    08 January 2021
  • CA100+ to 'amplify' efforts in 2021 amid ongoing gaps in climate progress

    17 December 2020

    The Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) engagement initiative has announced plans to ramp-up engagement with target companies in 2021, after its progress report showed significant gaps remain.

  • $6bn charity criticises 'appalling' climate voting records of major investors, advisors

    27 October 2020

    The Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) has sent a letter to a dozen major global investors, pension consultants and proxy voting advisors criticising their "appalling" records for using shareholders' votes to deliver the transition to a net-zero economy.

  • Nature Action 100 proposed by World Bank to mobilise biodiversity finance

    29 September 2020

    The World Bank has proposed five "big ideas" to drive growth in biodiversity financing, including development banks becoming cornerstone investors for biodiversity projects and investors creating a 'Nature Action 100' initiative similar to Climate Action 100+.

  • Water webinar: With risk recognition rising, it's time to rethink resilience and adaptation

    01 September 2020

    Water risk is beginning to receive greater attention, but it is time to press companies to disclose as well as consider the future opportunities. Ahren Lester reports.

  • Storebrand excludes 27 firms as it tightens climate policy

    24 August 2020

    Norwegian asset manager Storebrand has tightened its climate policy significantly, which will see it exclude 27 firms including oil majors Chevron and ExxonMobil, miner Rio Tinto and chemicals giant BASF.

  • £32bn Pension Protection Fund hails ESG progress

    21 August 2020

    The UK Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has hailed its environmental, social and governance (ESG) progress in its first responsible investment report, including building pressure on external managers and increasing engagement, as it looks to push harder for disclosure improvements.