High times for low-carbon indexes
The oil rout and the intensifying stranded assets debate have boosted investor interest in low-carbon indexes. What are the differences between the growing number of products on offer, and how are they performing? Sophie Robinson-Tillett reports
Jupiter Ecology dropped from Hargreaves Lansdown's favourites list
Jupiter's Ecology fund has been dropped from a list of 150 favourite funds compiled by UK investment supermarket Hargreaves Lansdown, which said it had lost its conviction that manager Charlie Thomas can outperform.
Profile: Neil Eckert - Aggregated Micro Power
Former Climate Exchange CEO Neil Eckert believes small-scale biomass has an important and potentially lucrative role to play in the energy transition. Peter Cripps reports on his latest venture
Bank of America, GE, Schlumberger dropped from Dow Jones sustainability index
General Electric, Bank of America Corp and Schlumberger have all been dropped from the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) this year, following an annual review of constituents carried out by sustainable investment specialist RobecoSAM.
SWIP's Mackenzie moves on from sustainability role
Craig Mackenzie - Scottish Widows Investment Partnership's highly regarded head of sustainability research – has left his post to take on a new role, Environmental Finance has learned.
Will there be blood?
The stranded carbon assets debate has gathered steam in the wake of a new report on the oil sector and after fossil fuel giants addressed the issue for the first time. What are the implications for investors, asks Peter Cripps.
Neil Woodford buys stake in Leaf Clean Energy
Neil Woodford, arguably the UK's most famous fund manager, has taken a significant share in a US-based company that invests in renewables firms.
$3trn investor coalition heaps 'stranded asset' pressure on fossil fuel firms
A coalition of investors worth $3 trillion has joined forces to write to 45 of the biggest oil and gas companies demanding how they are dealing with the threat of 'stranded assets'.
Japanese firm completes €1.9bn purchase of European asset manager
A leading European asset manager with a strong reputation for sustainable investing has been bought by a Japanese financial services group.