• LGIM calls on policy makers to take action on climate change

    11 April 2019

    Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has called on governments to urgently bring in policies to tackle climate change, such as a carbon tax, after it conducted modelling that found there is a compelling economic case for immediate action.

  • Corporate green bond issuers 'should have transition strategies'

    07 March 2019

    Investors should base decisions about whether to invest in corporate green bonds on their issuer's forward-looking and low-carbon transition strategy, said panelists at a conference of NGO Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI).

  • People Moves: Transition Pathway Initiative, GRI, Credit Suisse, IETA, CalPERS, Hermes EOS, CGC, Robeco and DZ Bank

    25 January 2019
  • People Moves: Columbia Threadneedle, Natixis, NBIM, BMO Capital Markets, Hong Kong Green Finance Association, FRC, Pattern Energy and NextEra Energy Partners

    04 January 2019

    Columbia Threadneedle boosts responsible investment team

  • Set climate targets, power sector told by investors with $11trn in assets

    20 December 2018

    Twelve of Europe’s highest-emitting power companies have been instructed to set out Paris-aligned transition plans by a group of investors with $11.5 trillion in assets under management (AUM), as they warn of the ‘potentially catastrophic’ effects of climate change.

  • EU taxonomy hits political headwinds that could delay it until 2020

    20 November 2018

    The EU’s proposed taxonomy on environmentally sustainable activities has been delayed by the European Parliament, and may not enter legislation until 2020, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • Brunel selects Hermes EOS for engagement

    05 September 2018

    Brunel Pension Partnership has appointed Hermes Equity Ownership Services (EOS) to provide voting and engagement services.

  • Federated Investors takes majority stake in Hermes

    03 July 2018

    Federated Investors, a US investment manager, has purchased a 60% stake in Hermes Investment Management from the BT Pension Scheme for a total consideration of £259.9 million ($341.5 million).

  • People Moves: BlackRock, Macquarie Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions, AP4, ING, Lightsource BP, European Investment Bank, IIGCC, DNCA Finance and FRC

    29 June 2018

    BlackRock has lost one of the leaders of its push into impact investing, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • Bondholders wake up to ESG engagement potential

    22 June 2018

    Fixed income investors are increasingly engaging on environmental, social, governance (ESG) issues, as they wake up to their power to influence companies.