COP 26 delay 'could lead to better outcome'
Investors have argued that the postponement of the COP 26 in Glasgow, confirmed by organisers yesterday, could increase the likelihood of a strong agreement being reached at the annual climate summit, when it is finally held.
Major investors call on EU leaders to urgently pass net-zero GHG target
A group of 44 major global investors managing €6 trillion ($6.6 billion) in assets called on European leaders to urgently pass a net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions target.
CA100+ targets lobbying, implementing TCFD and net zero emissions
Climate Action (CA) 100+ has set out its engagement priorities, over the coming months, in its first initiative progress report for 161 'focus companies'.
Is Climate Action 100+ pushing hard enough?
The heavyweight investor engagement initiative has won some victories with fossil fuel giants. But should it be demanding more, asks Elena K Johansson.
BP climate change resolution passes with 99% support
A shareholder resolution calling on BP to prepare a business strategy consistent with the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change secured 99.14% of votes at the oil giant's annual general meeting.
People moves: World Bank, BlackRock, IIGCC, Partners Group, Greencoat, PRI, SASB, US SIF, Osmosis and Grantham Institute
The World Bank has launched a search for a new president after Jim Yong Kim announced he would leave his role three years earlier than expected, to become a partner at Global Infrastructure Partners.
Set climate targets, power sector told by investors with $11trn in assets
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.
Investors welcome EU's plans to be carbon neutral by 2050
Investors have welcomed the EU Commission's plans to be carbon neutral by 2050.
IIGCC publishes climate scenario analysis guide
Investors who use scenario analysis will be better equipped to respond to early warning signs, such as a rising carbon price, and take more informed investment decisions as the low-carbon transition evolves.