• Private sector lagging on climate disclosure, report claims

    17 August 2018

    Private sector asset owners tend to be less prepared than their public sector counterparts to make voluntary public statements and disclosures related to climate change, a report has claimed.

  • One-third of PRI signatories submit TCFD-themed reporting

    13 August 2018

    About one third (30%) of Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) signatories have voluntarily reported according to a Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)-style framework.

  • Investors offered tool to model low-carbon transition risk

    08 June 2018

    A modelling tool to help investors and regulators assess how the transition to a low-carbon economy will impact the financial performance of infrastructure investments, has been launched by the ClimateWise Insurance Advisory Council.

  • Impax closes NEF III private equity fund with €357m

    07 June 2018

    Impax Asset Management has announced the final close of its NEF III fund, which will make private equity investments in renewable energy infrastructure, having raised €357 million ($422 million).

  • M&G launches private debt impact fund

    16 April 2018

    UK asset manager M&G Investments has launched a fund focusing on private and illiquid debt that will deliver a positive social or environmental impact.

  • Banking on a changing climate?

    05 April 2018

    Climate change poses a significant threat to banks. How big is their exposure to climate risks, and what are they doing to mitigate them, asks Peter Cripps

  • Companies sluggish to act on TCFD, report finds

    19 March 2018

    Just one in 10 companies provide incentives for board members to manage climate-related risks and opportunities, representing a failure to act on the recommendations of the FSB's Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), a report has found.

  • $3trn of investors launch pilot group on TCFD

    15 March 2018

    Nine investors representing around $3 trillion of assets have joined forces to promote climate transparency.

  • EU-wide sustainability taxonomy is matter of urgency, says Commission

    09 March 2018

    The European Commission said it will develop an overarching EU taxonomy for sustainability as a matter of urgency, as it aims to seize the mantle of global leader in green finance.

  • Russell Investments unveils methodology for 'material ESG' scoring

    07 March 2018

    Russell Investments has developed an environmental, social and governance (ESG) scoring system focused on materiality, which claims it is a better predictor of stock return than "traditional" ESG scores.