• IIGCC publishes climate scenario analysis guide

    22 November 2018

    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.

  • Pension funds grill major companies on climate lobbying

    29 October 2018

    A group of more than 50 major companies have been challenged on their approach to climate lobbying by investors with assets of about $2 trillion.

  • People Moves: CalSTRS, BNP Paribas, ERAFP, GWEC, FC4S and Cornerstone

    26 October 2018

    Kirsty Jenkinson has been appointed as director of corporate governance at the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) and replaces Anne Sheehan, who retired in March.

  • People moves: IOSCO, London Stock Exchange Group, Simmons & Simmons, UBS

    19 October 2018

    Peter Damgaard Jensen has been appointed as co-organizer of the newly founded Global Commission on Adaptation. Damgaard Jensen also acts as CEO of Danish pension scheme PKA and chair of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), an investor association taking action to support a low-carbon future.

  • Fiduciary duty proposal of EU Action Plan could unleash sustainability shift

    18 October 2018

    Plans to reform definitions of investors' duties are the most important part of the European Commission’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan, Environmental Finance’s Green Equities conference heard.

  • IIGCC urges pension funds to improve climate risk management

    17 October 2018

    Pension funds have been urged to improve their management of climate-related risks and opportunities by a group of investors with more than €21 trillion ($24.3 trillion) in combined assets.

  • Investors press politicians to facilitate more low-carbon investment

    04 June 2018

    Leading institutional investors have called on national governments to act more urgently to spur private sector capital into low-carbon investments.

  • UK's Brunel Pension Partnership joins IIGCC

    01 December 2017

    The Brunel Pension Partnership has become the first of the UK's eight pooled local government pension schemes to join the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC).

  • Finnish fund Elo joins IIGCC to strengthen engagement

    10 October 2017

    Finnish pension fund Elo has joined the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) to reinforce its new climate change strategy.

  • COP 23: What success means for investors

    06 October 2017

    This year's UN climate change conference in Bonn (COP23), while a far cry from the highs of the Paris talks of 2015, is crucial for the implementation of the new agreement. Katie Kouchakji talks to some finance sector leaders about their criteria for its success