• EF BRIEFS: Downing, Lekela, Recurrent Energy, Enbridge, Climate Bonds Initiative, GRI, Global CCS Institute, IETA

    06 November 2015

    London-based investment firm Downing will invest £20 million ($30 million) in biomass projects as part of a joint venture with developer Strand Energy.

  • 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.

  • Oil firms demand worldwide carbon pricing in open letter

    01 June 2015

    A group of six oil companies have called for the introduction of a global carbon price as part of "ambitious policy frameworks" to help tackle climate change, in an open letter to world leaders.

  • Shell, Statoil commit to improving disclosure of climate change risks

    20 May 2015

    Shareholders of Shell and Statoil have overwhelmingly passed resolutions committing the companies to improve disclosure of their climate change strategies and to aim for an 'A' rating in the CDP Leadership Performance Index.

  • Shell and Statoil next to face climate votes at AGM

    15 May 2015

    Shell and Statoil will become the latest fossil fuel companies to address mounting shareholder concerns about climate change when they hold their annual general meetings (AGMs) next week.

  • 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".

  • F&C to ramp up its focus on climate change

    26 March 2015

    F&C Investments is increasingly focusing its engagement activities on climate change and the stranded assets debate.

  • 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.

  • Shell shareholder resolution on carbon gets go-ahead from investors, BP set to follow

    16 December 2014

    A shareholder resolution demanding that Shell report on its climate change strategy has attracted the 100 signatories it needs in order to be filed at the company's AGM, while a similar action against BP is on course to reach the same milestone.