• Exxon climate resolution gains further support ahead of tomorrow's AGM

    26 May 2020

    The UK's Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) has called on its members to oppose the re-election of the entire ExxonMobil board, adding to pressure on the oil and gas giant's climate policies.

  • Banks' fossil fuel commitments accelerate as pressure intensifies

    19 May 2020
  • Pension funds must do more to push for low-carbon transition, says Lord Deben

    14 May 2020

    The chair of the influential UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC) said the financial sector is beginning to take environmental concerns more seriously, but more has to be done.

  • European oil majors climate pledge disappointment continues

    13 May 2020

    Despite progress from European oil majors in strengthening their climate ambitions, analysis by the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) concluded that none are yet on the path to net-zero emissions.

  • LGIM to oppose election of ExxonMobil executive chair

    13 May 2020

    Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has added to growing investor pressure on ExxonMobil to implement improved climate policies ahead of its AGM.

  • Time is ripe for US asset managers to engage oil majors

    11 May 2020

    Domestic asset managers have been largely absent from climate engagement with US oil majors, but the Church Commissioners for England tells Ahren Lester that this could finally be changing.

  • Total makes net-zero pledge after investor pressure

    05 May 2020

    French oil major Total has become the latest oil and gas major to announce its ambition to be net-zero emissions by 2050, after pressure from investor groups.

  • Sustainable equity funds becoming all-weather investments

    02 April 2020

    The relative outperformance of ESG equity funds during the market correction caused by the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic proves they can be all-weather investments that will appeal to long-term investors, Morningstar's sustainability research head tells Ahren Lester.

  • Transition-focused index backed by Church of England pension

    30 January 2020

    The pension board of the Church of England (CofE) has allocated £600 million ($780 million) to a fund tracking a first-of-its-kind, custom-made, climate transition index, and issued a rallying call for other pension funds to follow.

  • HSBC: Risk of stranded assets in oil and gas 'very limited'

    22 January 2020

    HSBC has downplayed the risk of 'stranded assets' in the oil and gas sectors, pointing to the likelihood of continuing reliance on the industry for decades