A round-up of the latest new appointments and moves in the industry, including changes at Actiam, Alliance Trust and Roth Capital Partners
Carbon Tracker identifies potential stranded assets in oil majors
Projected capital expenditure by Total and ExxonMobil is more heavily dependent on high oil prices than that of other oil majors, according to the Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI), a financial think tank.
Will there be blood?
The stranded carbon assets debate has gathered steam in the wake of a new report on the oil sector and after fossil fuel giants addressed the issue for the first time. What are the implications for investors, asks Peter Cripps.
Shell underestimates 'stranded assets' risk, says Carbon Tracker
Royal Dutch Shell is underestimating the risk that some of its oil and gas reserves could become 'stranded assets' as a result of action to combat climate change, according to the Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI), a financial sector think tank.
Shell considers 'stranded assets' risk when screening projects
The possibility that certain oil and gas assets may become 'stranded' as a result of government regulations to combat climate change is included in contingency plans when Royal Dutch Shell assesses potential new projects, a company spokesman said.
Norway's $800bn 'oil fund' faces calls to change structure and divest from coal
Norway's $800 billion 'oil fund' could face a major shake-up of the way it implements its responsible investment strategy after a report recommended that politicians leave decisions on divestments to the country's central bank.
Investors need to raise more questions about the financial risks arising from hazardous chemicals produced and used by a range of companies, says Sonja Haider