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  • People Moves, 5 April: Brunel Pensions, Railpen, Actis, EFRAG, TNFD and more

    05 April 2024
  • UK to target impact as part of expected Growth Fund announcement

    21 November 2023

    The UK Chancellor will announce a UK Growth Fund, using private capital to fuel its public policy priorities and target positive environmental and social impact, at this week's Autumn Statement, an academic has claimed.

  • Exclusionary strategies could spark 7% drop in stock prices of 'brown' firms, BIS report says

    02 October 2023

    The exclusion of high-emitting 'brown' firms by sustainability-minded investors could lead to a 7.1% drop in stock prices of these firms over 10 years, according to a modelling exercise by academics.

  • Biodiversity deserves its own sovereign assessment tool

    11 September 2023

    The topic of biodiversity is sufficiently important and complex that it deserves its own version of the Assessing Sovereign Climate-related Opportunities and Risks (ASCOR) project, according to an expert working on the sovereign climate risk assessment tool.

  • Staying focused: sovereign climate assessment tool resists mission creep

    11 September 2023

    The ground-breaking ASCOR project refuses to allow the number of indicators to 'explode' out of control, as it strives to keep the tool practicable, LSE's Antonina Scheer tells Ahren Lester

  • Financial industry 'lacks expertise' to understand nature scenarios

    27 January 2023
  • Dispelling some myths around fixed income and responsible investment

    16 January 2023

    Apart from discussions around green bonds, there is little understanding of the role of fixed income in enabling climate action or sustainable development, write Joshua Kendall and Rory Sullivan

  • COP27 draft criticised for not tackling fossil fuels

    17 November 2022

    The first draft of the COP27 final agreement has been criticised for not committing to reducing fossil fuel usage other than unabated coal, with an institutional investor lamenting the lack of progress.

  • ECB increasing interest rates 'fatal' for green investments, says LSE

    18 July 2022
  • Climate-washing net-zero lawsuits 'likely to increase'

    14 January 2022

    Legal claims around 'climate-washing' are likely to increase against companies for misleading net-zero pledges if they are not followed by meaningful action,...