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  • CDP announces 179 'A list' leading climate action companies

    20 January 2020

    CDP has named over 170 firms as being global leaders for transparency and action on climate change for 2019.

  • Microsoft announces 2030 carbon negative plan

    17 January 2020

    Software giant Microsoft has announced targets to become carbon negative by 2030 and to "remove" all carbon the company has emitted since its founding by 2050.

  • MSCI launches two ESG corporate bond indexes

    10 January 2020

    New York-listed financial data firm MSCI has launched two corporate bond indexes weighted according to environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations.

  • 125 global organisations push for environmental action within supply chains

    09 December 2019

    125 global companies and public organisations are pushing for more action to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and tackle other environmental challenges within supply chains.

  • CPR-CDP fund out to prove value of disclosure

    23 August 2019

    The manager of a ‘first-of-its-kind climate fund’ that could grow to more than €1 billion in size is encouraged by early results, Michael Hurley writes

  • Updated Methodology to change ESG rating of 85% of Morningstar funds

    12 July 2019

    As many as 85% of the funds covered by Morningstar will have their environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings changed when the methodology of its Morningstar Sustainability Rating (MSR) is updated, expects John Hale, head of the firm's sustainable research.

  • Nomura launches 'positive impact' equity fund

    16 April 2019

    Nomura Asset Management (NAM) has launched its first sustainable equity fund, which aims to make a “positive impact” on the environment and society.

  • Boston Common withdraws climate resolutions with Verizon and Home Depot

    08 March 2019

    Boston Common Asset Management has withdrawn its climate-related shareholder resolutions with Verizon Communications and The Home Depot after reaching agreements with the companies.

  • Funds of the year: Dimensional's US Sustainability Core 1 Portfolio

    28 January 2019

    An underexposure to energy stocks was helpful to performance in 2018, explains Jed Fogdall. Peter Cripps reports