• Japan's largest banks hit by shareholder climate action

    12 April 2023

    Japan's six largest banks and energy companies have been hit by shareholder calls to disclose decarbonisation plans, over concerns that fossil fuel expansion will result in stranded assets.

  • Insurers go back to basics in biodiversity underwriting push

    08 June 2022

    The loss of the biodiversity has been identified as one of the world's most severe risks, but insurers are only just beginning to get to grips with it. Paul Walsh reports

  • Activists file climate resolutions at Japanese companies

    13 April 2022
  • Indonesian paper firm expansion 'litmus test' for 'net-zero' banks

    14 December 2021

    The substantial financing being sought by two Indonesian paper and pulp firms to support their expansion plans has been described by environmental groups as a "litmus test"...

  • News round-up: JP Morgan sets Paris targets, IEA updates flagship report, UK regulator launches scenario research... and more

    14 May 2021
  • JP Morgan releases targets for 'Paris-aligned financing' goal

    14 May 2021
  • News round-up: Mitsubishi, Bank of Japan, M&G, Morgan Stanley, and more

    29 March 2021
  • Climate resolutions filed targeting Japanese banks

    29 March 2021
  • Axis Capital rules out backing fossil fuel projects in Alaskan region

    18 January 2021

    Decision respects traditional ownership of lands by Gwich'in people

  • Equator Principles criticised for continued prioritisation of developed nations

    02 October 2020

    The fourth version of the Equator Principles has come into effect, yet is already facing criticism from NGOs for an 'arbitrary' distinction between developed nations financing approaches and those in emerging markets.