• Can Paris deliver a meaningful climate deal?

    07 October 2015

    Attempts to build a global agreement from a series of national pledges will help industry and financiers plan low-carbon investments beyond 2020, even if they don't restrict global warming to 2°C, says Graham Cooper

  • Insurers demand action on climate change

    01 October 2015

    The leaders of 15 insurance firms have written to the governor of the Bank of England demanding "urgent action" on climate change.

  • Investor-led project to create energy productivity index

    22 September 2015

    The California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) has joined an investor-led initiative to launch what it believes to be the world's first "global energy productivity benchmark for listed industrial companies".

  • IEA calls for spending on renewables to increase to $400bn

    15 June 2015

    Annual investment in renewable energy needs to increase to $400 billion by 2030 or the chance to avert catastrophic climate change will be "missed forever", the international Energy Agency (IEA) has warned.

  • Investors managing $12trn call for long-term emissions reduction goal

    26 May 2015

    Investors managing $12 trillion of assets have urged G7 finance ministers to back a long-term emissions reduction plan, to help limit the average global temperature increase to 2⁰C above pre-industrial levels.

  • People moves

    22 May 2015

    Recent appointments in the environmental finance space, including Alexandra Ergon at Calvert, Nikolas Novograd at RET Capital and Mamadou-Abou Sarr at PRI

  • Investors launch platform to showcase their climate change initiatives

    20 May 2015

    A group of institutional investors, managing some $25 trillion, have launched an online platform to highlight the actions they are taking to curb climate change.

  • IIGCC appoints Schoenberg as head of EU policy

    05 May 2015

    Martin Schoenberg has been appointed as head of EU policy at the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC).

  • Expectations for 2015: Q&A with Stephanie Pfeifer of the IIGCC

    14 January 2015

    Investors hope the following year will see further progress on reforming the EU ETS and remain hopeful of a global deal in Paris

  • Investors welcome tighter GHG targets from US and China

    12 November 2014

    Investors have welcomed new targets on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions announced by China and the US in which China has, for the first time, committed to reduce its absolute level of emissions.