EU must legislate to boost clean energy investment, says IIGCC
Investors managing more than €18 trillion ($20 trillion) called on EU leaders to set a bold long-term decarbonisation plan to secure the continent's low-carbon transition.
People Moves: LSEG, IIGCC, AWEA, HSBC
Kevin Bourne has stepped down as managing director and global head of database services at London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to focus on another role at a company he founded called LCE Risk.
Mapping the finance for Paris
Ian Callaghan and Tessa Tennant examine who is doing what to help finance the commitments made as part of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Oil companies beginning to act on climate change, says report
Some of the largest global oil and gas companies such as Statoil, Eni and Total are beginning to act on climate change. However, laggards like ExxonMobil are considerably behind these companies, according to a report from major investors.
Investors with $15trn in AUM call on global governments to implement Paris Agreement
Investors representing more than $15 trillion in assets under management (AUM) have written to the governments of G7 and G20 countries calling on them to support and implement the commitments of the Paris Agreement, to limit global temperature increase to less than 2°C.
Carbon pricing needed for post-EU UK
A robust carbon pricing mechanism needs to be the principal driver of decarbonisation for the UK as it leaves the EU, according to the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC).
TCFD: A full disclosure
Will the Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) report change the landscape for investors, asks Hamza Ali
IIGCC appoints Damgaard Jensen new chair
The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) has appointed PKA CEO Peter Damgaard Jensen as its new chair.
Climate considerations are central to a pension fund's fiduciary duty, says ERAFP's Philippe Desfossés. Joe Walsh reports
COP blog: Promoting the investor voice on climate finance at COP22
As Morocco's King Mohammed VI joined UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa yesterday to welcome dignitaries to Bab Ighli the tone was firmly one of collective effort to sustain the 'Spirit of Paris', regardless of who is poised to move into the White House next January.