UK 'Gold standard' transition plan framework released
The Transition Plan Taskforce has published its final 'gold standard' framework for transition plans, which should pave the way for mandatory transition plan disclosure in the UK.
Shell 'in denial' about global transition, warns PIRC
Shell is "in denial" about the global transition to net zero, proxy advisor PIRC told Environmental Finance following the oil giant's rowback on fossil fuel production targets.
Absolute versus intensity targets. Part two
Investors often leave companies to decide which type of target is most appropriate for their business. Genevieve Redgrave reports
Absolute versus intensity targets
Investors are increasingly calling for companies to adopt absolute emissions reductions targets, but intensity targets continue to dominate, at least for now. Genevieve Redgrave reports
Companies 'not ready' for reporting on biodiversity, Sustainalytics says
Companies are not ready to report on biodiversity despite looming risks, with implications for investors, a Sustainalytics researcher has said.
LGIM and NTR raise €390m for clean power fund
'Ugly future' ahead without rapid government action, warns LGIM
Without rapid action by governments to create an orderly transition, there may be an "ugly future" ahead and "disastrous consequences" for the financial sector, Legal & General Investment Management has warned (LGIM).
Assessing the relative transition readiness of real estate sectors
There are significant differences in levels of transition readiness across the real estate sector, argues Matt Soffair, and owners of highly sustainable buildings may benefit from a 'scarcity premium'
Glencore shareholders demand more transparency on coal plan
Investors representing $2.2 trillion in assets have asked Glencore to provide more information on how the mining giant's ongoing thermal coal production aligns with its commitment to support the Paris agreement
Navigating net zero
Investors have a key role to play if the economy is to transition to net zero emissions by 2050. But how can they assess the credibility of transition strategies, asks Peter Cripps