New CEO and president welcomed to the ClimateWorks Foundation
Rocky Mountain Institute launches climate finance centre with US banks
The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) has launched a research centre to help shape the role that the financial industry has in driving the transition to a low-carbon economy, with four major US banks collaborating on the project
Major US insurer stops investing in or insuring coal
Chubb's decision reflects the increasing risks in the coal sector as a result of efforts to tackle climate change, argues Dave Jones
Leading retailers and RBC act on supply chain emissions
Three of the world's 20 leading retailers – CVS Health, Target Corporation and Tesco – have joined Walmart in requesting information on their suppliers' carbon emissions as part of an initiative to improve supply chain sustainability.
Comparing companies' energy performance
Companies' energy efficiency can have significant environmental and economic implications – but it is too often difficult for investors to assess. A new index aims to bring visibility, says Wei Sue
Developing countries get help implementing Paris emissions targets
A project to help countries measure their progress towards the emission reduction goals agreed at the UN Paris climate summit in December, has been launched with funding provided by charitable foundations and two European governments.
Investor-led project to create energy productivity index
The California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) has joined an investor-led initiative to launch what it believes to be the world's first "global energy productivity benchmark for listed industrial companies".