• Actis launches $500m Japanese renewables business

    09 May 2023

    Actis has launched Nozomi Energy, a $500 million renewables business which will acquire solar and wind assets across Japan.

  • How diligent client onboarding can mitigate greenwashing

    07 September 2022

    Ensuring efficient data collection from clients can be a key tool in tackling greenwashing risks, argues Edel Brophy

  • IPBES report 'highlights complexity of valuing nature'

    13 July 2022

    A new report sheds light on how financial considerations do not adequately capture nature's contributions to society, writes Thomas Cox

  • LGIM: First in a series of 'net zero' credit fund launches

    05 July 2022

    Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) said the launch of its 'net zero' corporate bond fund will be the "first in a series" of 'net zero' credit funds, amid "significant" interest from institutional investors.

  • Investor, corporate action essential after IPCC 'now or never' climate warning

    05 April 2022

    Urgent action is needed from investors and corporates to recognise climate risks and deliver on net-zero transition plans, as scientists warn it is "now or never" for achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement.

  • IPCC report 'highlights need for adaptation finance'

    28 February 2022

    The latest report from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) laid bare the pressing need to invest in adapting to the physical impacts of a warming planet.

  • FAIRR asks G20 to set agricultural emissions targets in NDCs

    30 June 2021

    The FAIRR Initiative has asked the G20 nations to set targets for reducing their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in agriculture

  • Physical climate risk disclosure initiatives still lacking, says WRI

    16 February 2021

    Climate risk disclosure initiatives are still lacking in their coverage of several key physical risks, according to a report by the World Resources Institute (WRI), resulting in firms not being fully equipped to assess their exposure to these hazards.

  • AP2 divests fossil fuel firms amid EU Paris-alignment pledge

    11 December 2020

    Swedish public pension fund AP2 will exit its equity and bond holdings in fossil fuel firms, in a push to become the first asset owner to align its portfolio with the EU Paris-aligned benchmark (PAB).

  • EU climate benchmarks complete regulatory journey

    03 December 2020

    Two closely watched EU climate benchmarks intended to address the risk of 'greenwashing' are set to come into force before the end of 2020 after officially entering the official journal of the bloc.