• Oil companies beginning to act on climate change, says report

    15 May 2017

    Some of the largest global oil and gas companies such as Statoil, Eni and Total are beginning to act on climate change. However, laggards like ExxonMobil are considerably behind these companies, according to a report from major investors.

  • Exxon board fights climate resolution

    25 April 2017

    ExxonMobil's board has refused to support a climate change resolution backed by investors with over $10 trillion in assets under management (AUM).

  • Carbon Cutter

    28 December 2016

    Climate considerations are central to a pension fund's fiduciary duty, says ERAFP's Philippe Desfossés. Joe Walsh reports

  • 'The irresistible force'

    17 June 2016

    Investors are increasingly demanding that companies disclose material climate risks. CalPERS' Anne Simpson tells Peter Cripps why

  • Investors are optimistic about Exxon and Chevron climate change resolutions

    20 May 2016

    Investors are optimistic of a "positive" result for two shareholder resolutions on climate change at ExxonMobil and Chevron ahead their annual general meetings next week, despite opposition from the companies' boards.

  • Consortium nets £1.3bn for UK offshore wind project in 'swift' fundraising round

    13 May 2016

    Masdar, Statoil and Statkraft have bagged £1.3 billion ($1.9 billion) in project financing for a major offshore wind venture, saying the deal proves investor confidence in the sector.

  • Norges Bank gives boost to Exxon and Chevron climate change resolutions

    05 May 2016

    Norges Bank's backing of climate change resolutions at ExxonMobil and Chevron will boost investor confidence in their outcome, according to one engagement specialist.

  • ESG disclosure requirements need less of a 'blanket approach', says Deloitte

    14 March 2016

    Sustainability indicators for listed companies need to be more tailored, to enable firms to report more clearly on material risks, according to a specialist at Deloitte.

  • EF BRIEFS: Statoil, Solar21, Carbon trading, Sustainalytics and Glass Lewis

    19 February 2016

    Statoil has launched 'one of the world's largest corporate venture funds dedicated to renewable energy' as it looks adapt in-line with the transition to a low-carbon economy.

  • COP blog: investors raise their voices on climate change

    23 November 2015

    With so much time and energy focused on COP21, stakeholders might be forgiven for thinking that Paris is the endgame.