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  • EU Nature Restoration Law finally approved in 'massive victory for nature'

    17 June 2024

    An EU law to restore at least 20% of the EU's land and sea areas by 2030 has been approved after a 'compromise' text won a slim majority among EU countries - a move welcomed by investors and NGOs who called it "a massive victory for Europe's nature".

  • 'Greenflation' likely in near-term, says Pictet-IIF research

    14 May 2024

    "Considerable economic disruption" from policies to support the transition to net zero is likely, feeding inflation in the near term and raising the risk of stranded assets and asset bubbles, according to research by Pictet Asset Management and the Institute of International Finance (IIF).

  • Pictet launches environmental-tech focused ELTIF

    22 April 2024
  • Impact taskforce drafts disclosure guidance for meeting SDGs

    22 April 2024

    The Impact Disclosure Taskforce has published draft disclosure guidance to help corporate and sovereign issuers measure and disclose their efforts to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Pictet environment fund eyes energy efficiency opportunities amid high energy prices

    11 January 2024

    Pictet Asset Management is to pursue more energy efficiency focused investments via its Global Environmental Opportunities fund, which recently celebrated its 10th anniversary.

  • M&G Investments backs $140m funding in 'purpose-led' biotech business

    02 October 2023
  • Google chosen to develop free ESG data platform

    26 July 2023

    A consortium including a subsidiary of tech giant Google has been selected to build a free-to-use platform for climate data.

  • UBS, Swiss Life among investors to trial free net zero data platform

    26 June 2023

    Swiss financial institutions LGT Bank, Lombard Odier, Pictet, Swiss Life Asset Managers and UBS are among a small group selected to test a proposed free-to-use climate data platform ahead of its full launch at COP28.

  • Biodiversity: why investors should care

    30 November 2022

    An agreement on a biodiversity framework at COP15 next month could help direct private financial investment, writes Steve Freedman

  • Pictet: Investor awareness of biodiversity materiality five years behind climate

    12 October 2022

    Investors' awareness of the financial materiality of companies' impacts on biodiversity is generally around five years behind that of climate, an executive at Pictet Asset Management has said.