IIGCC to step up pressure on banks to demonstrate action on net zero
A group representing investors with €65 trillion ($70 trillion) in assets under management has published a set of expectations for banks, as they push for more details on how banks will act on pledges to achieve net zero emissions.
SMBC enhances climate-risk framework
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation has developed a new climate-risk framework and announced it will review each customer's transition risk response by this summer.
SMBC group hires director of ESG
SMBC recruits HSBC analyst
Banks under fire for funding that threatens biodiversity
The world's largest banks have been named and shamed for continuing to fund activities that threaten the biodiversity of the planet.
Third of investor votes back Mizuho Financial climate resolution
More than a third of Mizuho Financial investors backed a ground-breaking shareholder resolution urging the Japanese bank to disclose its climate risks and publish a plan to align investments with the Paris Agreement.