• Largest asset manager ESG funds oppose biodiversity proposals

    02 June 2023

    The sustainability funds of BlackRock, Vanguard and State Street Global Advisors voted against or abstained from most biodiversity-related shareholder proposals, between 2010 and the end of 2022, according to analysis from Planet Tracker.

  • Investors need to wise-up to 'six shades of greenwashing'

    17 January 2023

    Investors are failing to recognise the rising prevalence and sophistication of 'greenwashing', and financial institutions and regulators are being too lenient on the practice,...

  • COP15: What financial institutions want

    06 December 2022

    Before the COP15 biodiversity conference opens this week, Thomas Cox rounds up what financial experts expect from the event

  • Investors should label plastic as an asset, says Planet Tracker

    06 October 2022

    Impact investors should label non-recyclable, plastic materials as an asset so that portfolio companies use plastic more responsibly, said Planet Tracker.

  • Seafood profits take hit from unsustainable supply chains, investors warned

    30 June 2022

    Investors have been urged to ramp up their engagement with food companies to improve sustainability in supply chains, as analysis revealed that French supermarket giant Carrefour's seafood sales were least profitable in overfished species.

  • Planet Tracker explores 'blue recovery bond' to protect fish

    30 June 2022

    Think-tank PlanetTracker is researching a new type of blue bond that would fund fisheries not to fish certain marine populations.

  • Investors warned of plastics industry's pollution 'ambivalence'

    30 May 2022

    Investors in the European plastics industry have been warned of its 'ambivalence' towards the pollution problem, with the sector named as a 'high risk option'.