• $300bn funding gap for sustainable land use, says McKinsey

    08 November 2023

    To meet the growing global demand for food, 'urgent action' and investment of at least $300 billion is needed to transform land and farming practices, a report by McKinsey & Co has found.

  • Comment: The double materiality of gender diversity

    08 March 2022

    The same way climate change won't be curbed with recycling and paper cups in offices, gender equality won't be achieved just through insurers' HR policies, insurers need to use their investments to have impact. Abbie Wood writes

  • McKinsey: Investor action can reduce climate impact of fashion industry

    27 August 2020

    Investors have a responsibility to change their approach to the global fashion industry in order to create a more sustainable model following the Covid-19 pandemic, according to US-based management firm McKinsey & Company.

  • Amazon fires cast spotlight on finance for natural capital

    27 August 2019

    The current squabbling between G7 countries and Brazil about how to tackle the thousands of fires raging through the Amazon rainforest is a tragic, but timely, reminder of the need for a sharp increase in finance for projects that protect or enhance natural capital assets.

  • Sustainability reports should be mandatory, say investors

    14 August 2019

    More than 80% of investors “support legal mandates requiring companies to issue sustainability reports” and two-thirds of company executives agree with them, according to a survey by consultancy McKinsey & Co.