• 'Sharp emissions reversal' needed to meet 1.5°C, warns Lombard Odier

    20 March 2023

    A "sharp reversal in current trends" is needed, if the 1.5°C global temperature increase limit is to be met, Lombard Odier has warned.

  • Study aims to uncover investor attitudes to natural capital investments

    12 August 2019

    A study of the level of investment from private financial institutions into natural capital has been launched by Environmental Finance in partnership with The Nature Conservancy.

  • Food sector will have to improve climate strategies, says HSBC

    12 August 2019

    Food businesses, across the supply chain, will begin to feel much greater pressure from the public to have more sustainable practices and put in place ambitious climate strategies, according to HSBC.

  • Dutch investors pressure oil and gas sector to strengthen climate targets

    12 April 2019

    A group of heavyweight investors including NN Investment Partners (NN IP), Actiam, Aegon and Kempen have urged the entire oil and gas sector to set stringent targets to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

  • Search for 100 1.5C-compatible investments launched

    08 November 2018

    The EU-backed Mission Innovation initiative has launched a framework to identify 100 investments with the potential to reduce emissions by 10 million CO2e or more by 2030.

  • People moves

    21 October 2015

    A round-up of the latest new appointments and moves in the industry, including changes at SunEdison, PRI, UKSIF, MSCI and EY.

  • People moves

    18 March 2015

    A round-up of the latest new appointments and moves in the industry, including changes at BlackRock, SolarCity and SunEdison

  • What the IPCC's Synthesis Report means for investors

    05 January 2015

    The IPCC's Synthesis Report of the Fifth Assessment Report highlights bold, plain messages that are essential reading in the lead up to the climate summit in Paris, says Jonathan Grant

  • Most European companies already impacted by climate change, says CDP

    01 April 2014

    Most European businesses believe they are already being affected by climate change and that it presents far more risks than opportunities, according to the pressure group CDP.

  • IPCC's carbon budget provides new impetus to limit fossil fuel investments, say observers

    30 September 2013

    The 'carbon budget' set by scientists in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report should help limit carbon-intensive investments, according to observers.