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  • High times for low-carbon indexes

    18 February 2015

    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

    13 February 2015

    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

    18 November 2014

    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

    11 September 2014

    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

    19 August 2014

    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?

    16 July 2014

    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

    09 May 2014

    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

    24 October 2013

    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

    02 July 2013

    A leading European asset manager with a strong reputation for sustainable investing has been bought by a Japanese financial services group.