• Storebrand excludes 27 firms as it tightens climate policy

    24 August 2020

    Norwegian asset manager Storebrand has tightened its climate policy significantly, which will see it exclude 27 firms including oil majors Chevron and ExxonMobil, miner Rio Tinto and chemicals giant BASF.

  • $1.8trn investor group urges US utilities to set net-zero carbon deadline

    01 March 2019

    Investors representing a combined $1.8 trillion in assets have demanded that the 20 largest publicly traded electricity utilities in the US commit to achieving net-zero carbon emissions.

  • LGIM announces exclusions from its £5bn Future World Funds

    11 June 2018

    Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has named the companies it regards as leaders and laggards on climate change issues, as part of its attempt to remove climate-related risk from its £5 billion ($6.7 billion) Future World funds.

  • UK pension scheme NEST divests £27.2m from high carbon companies

    11 September 2017

    The UK's national workplace pension provider has divested £27.2 million from companies that it deems are not adequately adapting to a low-carbon economy, including Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell, it has said.

  • Green bond comment, June - Of Repsol and reputation

    07 June 2017

    Repsol's green bond rocked the green bond market in May by reigniting the 'what is green' debate.

  • Green bond comment: October

    02 November 2016

    Will investors ever pay up for a green bond?

  • US power company issues second benchmark-sized green bond

    14 June 2016

    Southern Power has returned to the green bond market with its second benchmark issue, this time denominated in euros.

  • EF BRIEFS: Morgan Stanley, Georgia Power, RWE, Viridor

    04 March 2016

    Morgan Stanley has closed its second infrastructure fund, securing $3.6 billion from investors.

  • Green bond market to see at least $55bn of issues in 2016, says HSBC

    27 January 2016

    The green bond market will notch up another year of solid growth, according to analysts at HSBC, who predict between $55 billion and $80 billion of issues in 2016.

  • Southern Power ups green bond to $1bn

    17 November 2015

    Southern Power has increased the size of its inaugural green bond to $1 billion after being nearly five-times oversubscribed.