• $120m fund planned to help clean energy firms in emerging markets

    31 October 2018

    The Shell Foundation is to seed a fund that aims to raise $120 million to help young, clean energy-focussed companies in emerging markets.

  • Pension funds grill major companies on climate lobbying

    29 October 2018

    A group of more than 50 major companies have been challenged on their approach to climate lobbying by investors with assets of about $2 trillion.

  • People Moves: CalSTRS, BNP Paribas, ERAFP, GWEC, FC4S and Cornerstone

    26 October 2018

    Kirsty Jenkinson has been appointed as director of corporate governance at the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) and replaces Anne Sheehan, who retired in March.

  • Investors pressure oil and gas companies to improve methane disclosures

    22 October 2018

    Investor heavyweights Robeco and California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) have thrown their weight behind an initiative urging oil and gas companies to improve their disclosure of methane emissions.

  • Water sustainability is investor ‘blind spot’, study suggests

    04 September 2018

    Water sustainability is a ‘blind spot’ for most large institutional investors, a survey of 20 large Netherlands-based investors has suggested.

  • EU carbon update, 28 August 2018

    28 August 2018

    Low auction volumes mean further gains in EU Allowance prices are possible this week, depending on the price of power, but some profit-taking could offset this buying pressure, says Louis Redshaw.

  • UK pension fund forum urges greater climate action from 16 firms

    10 August 2018

    The UK Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) issued several climate-related voting alerts to ramp up pressure on 16 oil and gas, mining and transport companies in the second quarter of this year.

  • Innergex buys large-scale solar project in US

    05 July 2018

    Innergex Renewable Energy has acquired a 250MW photovoltaic solar project in Texas, with a Wells Fargo subsidiary expected to come in as a tax equity investor when commercial operations begin.

  • New report aims to help companies disclose physical climate risks

    01 June 2018

    The disclosure of physical climate risks has received less attention than reporting transition climate risks, it was claimed at the launch of a report that aims to help redress the balance.

  • Make climate transition focus of next proxy season, says DWS

    01 June 2018

    A rallying call has been issued to investors to make climate transition plans the main focus of the next shareholder voting season.