• Norway's $800bn 'oil fund' faces calls to change structure and divest from coal

    12 November 2013

    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.

  • NGOs claim victory as Arctic drilling platform plans scrapped

    25 October 2013

    Plans to build two Arctic oil drilling platforms have been scrapped after environmentalists warned the project's financiers that the activities would jeopardise the future of one of the most endangered whale species.

  • Investors and businesses lobby for early EU ETS reform

    25 October 2013

    A group of 53 businesses, investors and trade associations has called on the European Commission to bring forward, to the end of this year, draft legislation to reform the beleaguered EU Emissions Trading System (ETS).

  • North Sea storage site boosts CCS hopes

    05 August 2013

    The UK's bid to build its first carbon capture and storage project was boosted today by claims that a site capable of holding 200 million tonnes of the greenhouse gas has been discovered in the North Sea.

  • Middle Eastern promise

    01 August 2013

    The Middle East is poised to become a hotspot of renewables activity over the next few decades. Graham Cooper outlines which countries and sectors hold the most promise for investors.

  • Non-toxic investments

    19 June 2013

    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