LGIM 'to vote against 100 companies on deforestation'
Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM) expects to vote against the chairs of 100 companies for not having deforestation policies this year, an executive has said.
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'
COP15: $24trn investor group calls for agreement on Global Biodiversity Framework
150 financial institutions representing over $24 trillion in assets under management have called on countries to adopt a post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework at the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15).
COP26 round-up, 2 November: India, deforestation and methane
A brief summary of the biggest news related to COP26 in Glasgow on 2 November.
$8.7trn investor group commits to tackling deforestation
More than 30 financial institutions with over $8.7 trillion in assets have pledged to tackle deforestation.
IPCC report sets scene for COP26 action on carbon price - LGIM
The forthcoming UN climate conference (COP26) in Glasgow requires drastic action to cut emissions, as shown last week by a landmark report - and investors will be watching for a global price on carbon, according to Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM).