• Real estate decarbonisation standard under construction

    18 January 2022

    A global standard for the real estate sector to set 'science-based' targets that help restrict global temperature rise to 1.5°C is set for release in April, it has been revealed.

  • Dedicated impact mandate for pensions 'could be key' to growth of market

    04 October 2021

    Requiring pension funds to set aside a small part of their portfolio to invest for positive impact could help grow the market while still satisfying trustees' fiduciary duties, a webinar hosted by Environmental Finance heard. Michael Hurley reports.

  • $14trn investor group pushes for AGM vote on 'net zero' claims

    30 July 2021

    A group of 53 investors with a combined $14 trillion of assets under management has called for new climate-related corporate governance measures, including an annual general meeting (AGM) vote on corporate 'net zero' transition plans.

  • Biodiversity briefing afternoon round up

    24 May 2021

    The event was opened by Banque de France's Alexandre Gautier, who called for central banks and investors not to wait for "more information" before acting on the biodiversity impact of investment portfolios.

  • PGGM: Biodiversity metric standardisation project 'music to our ears'

    21 May 2021
  • APG, PGGM add more IT companies to list of SDG contributors

    01 February 2021

    An updated impact-focused data platform has identified nearly 200 extra companies whose products contribute to the SDGs, PGGM's Piet Klop tells Michael Hurley

  • BlackRock, Vanguard climate and social voting records continue to disappoint

    01 December 2020

    Asset managers' proxy voting record on shareholder resolutions for climate and social issues continued to disappoint in 2020, according to a report by ShareAction, with US giants BlackRock, Vanguard and Capital Group among the worst performers.

  • People Moves 30 October: Deutsche Bank, PGGM, Canada Infrastructure Bank, Rincon

    30 October 2020

    Deutsche Bank makes appointment to ESG team in Asia

  • Australian, Canadian asset owners join SDG data platform

    07 July 2020

    AustralianSuper and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation have thrown their support behind a "globally consistent measurement framework" to assess their portfolio investments' contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • ESG data providers taking impact data seriously - ISS ESG

    02 June 2020

    Specialist sustainability data providers including ISS ESG are aware of the "enormous demand" for products that focus on assessing positive and negative impact of investments, according to the company.