• Investors to challenge sovereign SLB issuers using ASCOR, investor says

    12 February 2024

    Investors plan to use a tool for assessing countries' climate progress to challenge issuers of sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) on the strength of their targets, an investor has said.

  • Fewer than one in five countries have 1.5°C aligned targets, investor-led analysis reveals

    07 December 2023

    Only four countries among a group of 25 studied have emissions reduction targets that align with the Paris Agreement's goal to limit warming to 1.5°C, according to analysis by an investor-led project.

  • Opening the black box of sovereign debt and climate risks

    07 December 2023

    Sovereign debt investors are ready to use the first-of-its-kind Ascor tool to assess countries' climate progress, Adam Matthews and Esther Law tell Michael Hurley

  • 190 investors sign up to collaborative engagement on nature

    26 September 2023

    190 institutional investors have signed up to collaborate to pressure 100 companies to address their negative impacts on nature, on the launch of Nature Action 100 (NA100) at Environmental Finance's Natural Capital Americas conference.

  • With a watered-down NZIA, where do insurers' climate commitments stand?

    21 August 2023

    After six of the eight founding members left the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance, Joshua Geer investigates if their ambitions stand

  • Limit climate indicators for assessing sovereigns, Ascor told

    11 July 2023
  • NZIA exodus continues as Allianz, Axa and Scor depart

    26 May 2023

    Allianz, Axa and Scor have withdrawn from the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance (NZIA), taking the total number of departures from the coalition to seven.

  • Framework launched to assess climate in sovereign bonds

    07 February 2023

    A proposed framework will create a "common language" to help investors better understand countries' climate risk and opportunities, and engage with them on the subject, one of its creators said.

  • SCOR natural capital loan fund targets €500m

    25 November 2022
  • Coal business resorts to "haphazard coalition" of insurers as giants retract

    10 June 2022

    Financiers and governments at risk if they accept inexperienced underwriters, says Insure Our Future