190 investors sign up to collaborative engagement on nature
190 institutional investors have signed up to collaborate to pressure 100 companies to address their negative impacts on nature, on the launch of Nature Action 100 (NA100) at Environmental Finance's Natural Capital Americas conference.
UK prime minister under fire from industry for weakening climate policies
UK prime minister Rishi Sunak announced he would delay a ban on the sales of new petrol and diesel cars and the phasing out of gas boilers, drawing a wave of criticism from investors and corporates who say the move harms plans for the transition.
Major investor groups identify what 'good' climate policy looks like
Investors warn ISS of troubling inconsistencies in climate voting advice
A working group of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) has urged proxy advisor ISS to integrate climate into its voting recommendations for investors on a "more robust and consistent basis" amid "troubling inconsistencies".
Natural Capital Investment Americas: early bird ends today!
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'We have focused a lot on disclosure, but now let's take action'
Stephanie Pfeifer, CEO of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), tells Thomas Cox about the challenge of scaling meaningful climate action in this critical decade
More than 90 investors demand removal of climate disclosure opt-out in CSRD
A group of 93 investors and other financial institutions has signed a letter urging the European Commission to remove a proposed opt-out in corporate disclosure rules for aspects including greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
NA100 to provide update next week, but not list of target companies
The Nature Action 100 (NA100) will provide an update next week, but a list of focus companies will not be published until later this year, the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) has said.