• Interview: Maersk on limited and reasonable assurance

    20 October 2022

    Following her appearance at The Future of ESG Data conference, Lene Bjørn Serpa, Maersk's head of corporate sustainability and ESG, discusses the role of assurance in strengthening internal controls. Interview by Vincent Huck

  • EU Taxonomy 'more an opportunity than risk' for shipping firms

    07 December 2021

    The capital access risks posed by the EU Taxonomy regulation are "more an opportunity" than a risk for Nordic shipping firms, according to Danske Bank,...

  • Why global ESG-linked financial deals are ripe for growth

    28 October 2021

    Deals that tie sustainability performance to financial outcomes have the potential to be rewarding for regulators and borrowers, argues Alan Ryder

  • BNP Paribas launches first blue economy ETF

    13 October 2020

    BNP Paribas Asset Management has launched the first exchange-traded fund focused on the blue economy, with the €35 million fund investing in listed equities that contribute to the sustainable economic use of the ocean resources

  • Shipping - the trillion-dollar challenge

    24 January 2020

    The growing support for the Poseidon Principles underlines the crucial role for finance in helping the shipping industry chart a course towards a greener future, says Ahren Lester

  • Shipping sector lacks investments in transformative technologies to stem climate risks

    25 June 2019

    Most major shipping companies have failed to deploy transformative and innovative technologies to protect themselves against climate-related risks, according to a CDP study.

  • Financial firms should press for deeper cuts in ship emissions, says ShareAction

    17 May 2019

    Investors and banks should press the shipping industry to aim for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, according to the campaigning UK charity ShareAction.

  • ERM snaps up SustainAbility as industry consolidation continues

    14 January 2019

    Environmental Resources Management (ERM), a specialist consultancy with 160 offices worldwide, has acquired SustainAbility, the pioneering think tank and advisory firm set up by John Elkington and Julia Hailes in 1987.

  • GIG claims success as it spreads its wings

    15 August 2018

    The Green Investment Group has had a successful first year in the private sector, with significant expansion overseas, Ed Northam tells Peter Cripps.