• Union Investment grows sustainable funds to €30bn

    26 July 2017

    German investment manager Union Investment has grown the assets in its sustainable funds to €30 billion ($34.9 billion), an increase of about €9 billion on 2016.

  • EF BRIEFS: Duke Energy, Statkraft, NEP

    09 September 2016

    Norway's sovereign wealth fund has divested its holdings in US utility Duke Energy, pointing to the company's risk of "severe environmental damage".

  • The changing climate for investors

    20 June 2016

    Just as the transition to a low-carbon economy is gathering pace, so are investors' responses.

  • 'The irresistible force'

    17 June 2016

    Investors are increasingly demanding that companies disclose material climate risks. CalPERS' Anne Simpson tells Peter Cripps why

  • Investors representing $6trn back climate change resolution at ExxonMobil

    13 April 2016

    Investors representing $6 trillion of assets under management (AUM) have thrown their weight behind a shareholder resolution demanding that ExxonMobil disclose the impact of climate change policy on its business.

  • ESG disclosure requirements need less of a 'blanket approach', says Deloitte

    14 March 2016

    Sustainability indicators for listed companies need to be more tailored, to enable firms to report more clearly on material risks, according to a specialist at Deloitte.

  • RWE's Dawson elected as IETA chairman

    07 December 2015

    The International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) has elected Paul Dawson, head of regulatory affairs at RWE Supply and Trading, as chairman of the board.

  • Multi-national corporates call for UN talks to facilitate carbon markets

    19 October 2015

    A group of 14 leading industrial companies have called on negotiators at the UN climate change talks in Paris in December to deliver an agreement that facilitates international carbon markets.

  • Stranded assets and bankruptcy threaten US coal miners, says S&P

    01 September 2015

    Environmental regulations and supply-demand imbalances threaten to force more US coal mining firms into bankruptcy, according to ratings agency Standard & Poor's.

  • Norway's oil fund divests from Korea's Posco and Daewoo

    18 August 2015

    Norway's sovereign wealth fund – the largest in the world – is to exclude leading Korean companies Posco and Daewoo International from its investment portfolio because of their involvement in palm oil plantations in Indonesia.