• Statoil invests $236m in floating wind farm

    03 November 2015

    Statoil's clean energy subsidiary, New Energy Solutions (NES), has invested NOK2 billion ($236 million) in an experimental floating wind farm.

  • 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.

  • Profile: Peter Michaelis, Alliance Trust

    14 September 2015

    Alliance Trust put its faith in environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics when it promoted Peter Michaelis to take charge of its equities investments, in September 2014.

  • Investors scale back UK offshore wind farm plans

    07 August 2015

    A consortium of private investors have scaled back significantly their plans to develop a major UK offshore wind farm.

  • Alliance Trust underperforms but keeps faith in bottom-up ESG

    24 July 2015

    Alliance Trust admitted its first-half performance was disappointing, but maintained its conviction in bottom-up stock selection and its increased focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.

  • 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.

  • 'Big, fat carbon price' called for at Paris climate meeting

    22 May 2015

    Investors and businesses have issued a clarion call for "a big fat price on carbon" ahead of the UN climate summit in Paris.

  • 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.

  • Statoil sets up clean energy company to exploit 'growth opportunities'

    14 May 2015

    Statoil has created a low-carbon energy business to pursue "new business and growth opportunities".