• 2023: A pivotal year to progress sustainability commitments

    27 January 2023

    Companies need to accelerate their sustainability efforts to help limit global warming, while adaptation also needs to rise up the agenda, says James Robey

  • ESG data developments key to financing climate adaptation, says Cervest

    17 November 2022

    Developments in computer analysis to model the climate vulnerability of assets will be key to scaling up investment in adaptation measures, according to Cervest.

  • Insurers behind the curve on climate resiliency

    17 May 2022

    Capgemini says only 8% surveyed insurers on course to achieve climate resiliency

  • News Round Up: PGE, Access To Medicine, S&P Global Platts, and more

    24 February 2021
  • PGE pressures EU for inclusion of gas in green taxonomy

    24 February 2021
  • Major European banks provided large-scale financial support to coal industry

    15 July 2020

    European banks including Barclays, BNP Paribas and Societe Generale loaned billions of euros to coal companies across the EU in 2019, according to a report.

  • Private wealth firms encouraged to develop impact, ESG products

    13 July 2020

    Managers of private wealth, including family offices and high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs), have been encouraged to develop more products that focus on creating positive impact or that incorporate environmental, social or governance (ESG) considerations.

  • Four in five EU coal plants 'now running at a loss'

    24 October 2019

    Financial think tank Carbon Tracker estimates that four in five EU coal power plants are unprofitable, and utilities could lose €6.6 billion ($7.3 billion) in 2019 as a result.

  • Santander criticised for investments in Polish coal expansion

    17 October 2019

    Spanish banking giant Santander has faced criticism for its investment in Polish state-run energy group PGE and Energa Group.

  • Coal utilities boosted by €16bn since Paris Agreement, say NGOs

    21 May 2019

    Eight financial institutions have given Europe's 'most polluting utilities' almost €16 billion ($17 billion) in support since the Paris Agreement was signed in December 2015, a new briefing by NGO Europe Beyond Coal has found.