• UK pension scheme NEST divests £27.2m from high carbon companies

    11 September 2017

    The UK's national workplace pension provider has divested £27.2 million from companies that it deems are not adequately adapting to a low-carbon economy, including Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell, it has said.

  • Link remuneration to climate risk, says TCFD

    29 June 2017

    A key update in the final recommendations of the Financial Stability Board's (FSB) Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) is a call to link climate-related risks and disclosure play in remunerations.

  • Shell criticised for climate votes at AGM

    24 May 2017

    Royal Dutch Shell has failed to sufficiently disclose what it is doing to mitigate climate change at its annual general meeting (AGM), said UK sustainable asset manager and Shell shareholder Rathbone Greenbank Investments.

  • Investors should vote against BP and Shell remuneration packages, says ShareAction

    09 May 2017

    Pressure group ShareAction is calling on investors in BP and Royal Dutch Shell to vote against remuneration packages at the oil majors, which they believe incentivises high-risk fossil fuel strategies.

  • 'The irresistible force'

    17 June 2016

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

  • How the world's biggest sovereign wealth fund is handling climate risk

    10 February 2016

    Norges Bank's latest responsible investment report shows environmental issues are still the key driver for engagement and divestment. Sophie Robinson-Tillett reports.

  • COP blog: investors raise their voices on climate change

    23 November 2015

    With so much time and energy focused on COP21, stakeholders might be forgiven for thinking that Paris is the endgame.

  • BP chairman urges policymakers to put price on carbon

    17 April 2015

    The chairman of oil giant BP has used the firm's annual general meeting (AGM), held yesterday, to call for governments to impose a carbon price in what climate-change activists have called a "game changing day".

  • BP follows Shell in supporting investor climate resolution

    06 February 2015

    Oil giant BP has joined Royal Dutch Shell in backing shareholders' demands for more emphasis on the move to a low-carbon economy.

  • Shell bows to investor pressure over carbon disclosure

    29 January 2015

    Royal Dutch Shell has caved in to demands from shareholders that it increases reporting on its carbon management.