• 3,000+ companies begin plastic impacts disclosure, amid Treaty negotiations

    13 November 2023
  • 190 investors sign up to collaborative engagement on nature

    26 September 2023

    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.

  • ESG data files - part 3: Ratings reports under the microscope

    01 August 2019

    A look at how three of the biggest ESG raters rate three companies - Johnson & Johnson, Standard Chartered and BYD - reveals significant differences in the conclusions they reach. Graham Cooper reports

  • Boston Common withdraws climate resolutions with Verizon and Home Depot

    08 March 2019

    Boston Common Asset Management has withdrawn its climate-related shareholder resolutions with Verizon Communications and The Home Depot after reaching agreements with the companies.

  • Funds of the year: Dimensional's US Sustainability Core 1 Portfolio

    28 January 2019

    An underexposure to energy stocks was helpful to performance in 2018, explains Jed Fogdall. Peter Cripps reports

  • CDP unveils Johnson & Johnson, Gap and Kao in green leaders list

    22 January 2019

    Johnson & Johnson, Gap and KAO have reached the top 2% of firms covered by CDP's annual environmental ranking.

  • Terry Smith bullish on anniversary of sustainable equities fund

    23 November 2018

    Fundsmith's foray into sustainable investing has yielded early success and is poised for further growth, founder Terry Smith tells Graham Cooper

  • World Bank issues sustainability-linked notes for UBS clients

    12 September 2018

    The World Bank has partnered with UBS to offer a bond linked to a sustainability index to help raise funds for its sustainable development work.

  • Investors and businesses call on Trump to back Paris Agreement

    15 March 2017

    Allianz, CalPERS and CalSTRS are among 1,000 investors and businesses to sign a statement calling for Donald Trump's administration to honour the Paris climate agreement.

  • S&P and Goldman Sachs create responsible investment indices

    25 June 2015

    Standard & Poor's (S&P) has teamed up with Goldman Sachs to create two responsible investment indices – the latest in a series of launches in the space this week.