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  • The 12 themes set to shape 2019

    04 January 2019

    What are the areas to watch for responsible investing in 2019, asks Peter Cripps

  • Sustainable cities are APG's biggest responsible investment theme

    02 August 2018

    Dutch asset manager APG allocated €24.5 billion ($28.5 million) in 2017 in investments that it considers to contribute to the theme of sustainable cities and communities, one of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations

  • Climate Action 100+ expands its reach and attracts new backers

    04 July 2018

    An additional 61 companies have been added to Climate Action 100+ list, increasing the reach of the investor-backed initiative that aims to engage with "systemically important greenhouse gas emitters".

  • Climate and SDGs to be focus of French pension fund's new SRI strategy

    28 May 2018

    Climate change is “the biggest risk” to the €36.4 billion ($44 billion) FRR pension fund in coming years, Salwa Boussoukaya-Nasr, chief investment officer of the pension fund, tells Michael Hurley.

  • TPI hails watershed moment for investors in oil and gas

    21 March 2018

    A Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) study of disclosures by Shell, Total and Petrobras can "fundamentally change the game" for investors hoping to pressure oil majors into reducing their carbon emissions.

  • AP4 increases low-carbon commitments by SEK13bn

    01 March 2018

    The Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (AP4) said its low-carbon index allocations now amount to almost one third of its entire global equity portfolio, having increased its commitments by SEK 12.6 billion ($1.9 billion) in 2017.

  • Hermes spearheads Climate Action 100+ engagements with VW, Siemens

    23 February 2018

    Hermes Equity Ownership Services (EOS) is to pressure Volkswagen to increase its climate-related dialogue with shareholders as it spearheads a pair of Climate Action 100+ engagements.