• US climate disclosure tussle develops over SEC filings role

    21 June 2021

    A tussle is developing over whether mandatory climate disclosures in the US should feature in the closely scrutinised annual regulatory filings or as a separate document, with some major firms opposing inclusion in annual filings but some significant investors backing such a move.

  • 25% cut in emissions by corporates setting science-based climate targets

    26 January 2021
  • £30bn pension fund hails 'successful' year of ESG progress

    05 June 2020

    Brunel Pension Partnership has lauded its progress on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in its inaugural responsible investment and stewardship outcomes report.

  • MEAG and Luxcara seal debt and equity deal for wind farm

    18 March 2019

    German asset managers MEAG and Luxcara have structured a debt and equity deal to finance two wind farms in Norway.

  • ESG data has 'lost the plot when it comes to impact'

    24 May 2018

    The environmental, social and governance (ESG) data industry has lost the plot when it comes to assessing sustainability and impact, a leading sustainability-focused fund manager has claimed.

  • US businesses with $1.4trn in revenue commit to Paris

    07 June 2017

    More than 900 US businesses and investors representing $1.4 trillion in annual revenue, along with 125 cities, 9 states and 183 educational institutions have signed a letter, committing to remain faithful to the Paris Climate Agreement.

  • Comment: Trump and Paris - who will have the last laugh?

    02 June 2017

    As he announced that the US was to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord, President Donald Trump claimed that the rest of the world was laughing at the US for signing the agreement, and they won't be laughing any longer.

  • Profile: Brown Advisory Large-Cap Sustainable Growth Strategy

    12 January 2016

    Having an environmental strategy can give stocks the edge, Karina Funk tells Peter Cripps

  • Number of companies with emissions targets doubles, says CDP

    06 November 2015

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise has urged companies to "take swift and bold action" to address climate change, as research reveals the number of firms with emissions-reduction targets has doubled since 2010.

  • MidAmerican boosts investments in Iowa wind projects to $6bn

    13 October 2014

    MidAmerican Energy is to commit an additional $280 million to two wind farms in Iowa, taking its total investment in wind energy in the state above $6 billion.