• BHP increases climate pressure on industry associations

    17 August 2020

    Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP has enhanced its policy towards industry associations as it looks to ensure its climate lobbying aligns with the Paris Agreement.

  • Industry standard for tailings dam management launched

    06 August 2020

    A global industry standard on how to manage tailings dams from construction through to closure has been launched, described as an "important milestone" towards ensuring zero harm to people and the environment following a series of disasters.

  • Consultation opens on climate change lobbying framework

    29 June 2020

    The consultation on a framework to help investors assess the extent to which a company's lobbying is aligned to the Paris Agreement has been opened, after three investors launched the project earlier this month.

  • Rio Tinto warns industry lobby on thermal coal advocacy

    27 March 2020

    Mining giant Rio Tinto has delivered a dusting down to a significant Australian industry lobby for its support for thermal coal, as part of its review of the industry associations it wants to belong to.

  • Investors welcome strengthened Anglo American climate lobbying policy

    23 December 2019

    Major investment firms have welcomed the mining giant Anglo American agreeing to align its lobbying activity to the goals of the Paris Agreement.

  • Exxon and other laggards excluded from LGIM Future World Funds

    21 June 2019

    Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has excluded more climate change laggards from its Future World Funds range after they failed to respond to its engagement programme.

  • People moves: SASB, J.P. Morgan AM, Chronos, Ramboll

    01 March 2019

    Madelyn Antoncic has been named chief executive of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Foundation.

  • UK pension fund forum urges greater climate action from 16 firms

    10 August 2018

    The UK Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) issued several climate-related voting alerts to ramp up pressure on 16 oil and gas, mining and transport companies in the second quarter of this year.

  • Rio Tinto shareholders in largest ever vote for climate resolution

    03 May 2018

    Investors with a combined $4 billion of shares in Rio Tinto have recorded the largest vote for a climate change-related resolution, without board support, in Australian corporate history.

  • Investors round on Rio Tinto's funding of fossil fuel lobby groups

    27 April 2018

    Rio Tinto will face mounting pressure at its annual general meeting (AGM) as investors with a combined £1.8 trillion ($2.5 trillion) take aim at its policy on funding lobby groups that obstruct action to combat climate change.