• The 12 themes set to shape 2019

    04 January 2019

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

  • Investors with $1.9trn slap Exxon with new climate resolution

    17 December 2018

    Investors have issued a fresh set of demands on oil and gas giant ExxonMobil, this time calling on it to set targets to lower its emissions in line with Paris Climate Agreement.

  • Exxon lawsuit represents 'turning point' for climate disclosure, says lawyer

    31 October 2018

    An allegation of misleading disclosure of climate information is at the centre of a new lawsuit against ExxonMobil, which marks a 'turning point' for climate litigation, a lawyer said.

  • Hurricanes spark 'witches brew of litigation' in US

    26 October 2018

    "A witches' brew of litigation" is being brought in Texas in the wake of the hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, a lawyer has warned, highlighting the growing liability risks that climate change and extreme weather events pose to businesses and insurers.

  • Exxon fails to halt shareholders' climate change litigation

    21 August 2018

    ExxonMobil's bid to dismiss a lawsuit claiming that it misled investors about the impact of climate change on its business has been denied by a Texas court.

  • AP7 awards green mandates to KBI and Impax

    08 June 2018

    Swedish national pension fund AP7 has awarded two "green mandates" to KBI Global Investors and Impax Asset Management.

  • Standardisation of scenarios is necessary for oil & gas, Carbon Tracker says

    21 May 2018

    A common reference scenario for the oil & gas sector is needed to boost comparability, said Carbon Tracker, after its analysis exposed large disparities in companies’ consideration of the potential impacts of climate change.

  • Norges Bank backs climate and water shareholder resolutions

    20 April 2018

    The advisor to the world's largest sovereign wealth fund has thrown its weight behind climate-related shareholder resolutions with energy companies Imperial Oil and TransCanada.

  • Shell says it faces 'low risk' of stranded assets

    12 April 2018

    Oil and gas giant Shell said there is "low risk" of it having stranded assets, and predicted as much as 80% of its proved oil and gas reserves will be produced by 2030.

  • Investors wake up to collective engagement clout

    26 March 2018

    Climate-related resolutions at Exxon and Shell garnered the support of the world's largest investors. Now asset managers and owners are massing together to move entire sectors, writes Michael Hurley.