• $8.7trn investor group commits to tackling deforestation

    02 November 2021

    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

    16 August 2021

    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).

  • Investor group urges banks to set enhanced net zero targets

    19 April 2021
  • News round-up: TCFD, John Kerry, Legal and General, Church of England, and more

    24 March 2021
  • Legal and General TCFD report pledges 'significant' carbon reduction goals

    24 March 2021
  • Asset managers pressurise Brazil to ban Amazon fires

    14 July 2020

    Work by asset managers sets 120-day ban following 34% increase in Amazonian deforestation this year

  • Business alliance calls for major changes to UK policy following pandemic

    15 June 2020

    UK-based business alliance The Aldersgate Group has called for a wide range of green-based policy responses to guide the economic rebuild in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Set climate targets, power sector told by investors with $11trn in assets

    20 December 2018

    Twelve of Europe’s highest-emitting power companies have been instructed to set out Paris-aligned transition plans by a group of investors with $11.5 trillion in assets under management (AUM), as they warn of the ‘potentially catastrophic’ effects of climate change.

  • IIGCC urges pension funds to improve climate risk management

    17 October 2018

    Pension funds have been urged to improve their management of climate-related risks and opportunities by a group of investors with more than €21 trillion ($24.3 trillion) in combined assets.

  • UK bids to consolidate 'leadership' in green finance

    18 September 2017

    The UK government has announced a taskforce of senior financiers to help accelerate the growth of green finance – a field in which it claims the UK already enjoys global leadership.