• Delivering two-way investor confidence

    01 March 2018

    Do governments need to re-wire their own institutions to play their part in the low carbon investment agenda? asks Kirsty Hamilton

  • TCFD needs to become mandatory to prosper, expert tells UK parliament

    27 February 2018

    A compulsory approach to reporting in line with the recommendations of the FSB's Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) is necessary for the initiative's long-term survival, according to an expert.

  • Norway oil fund plots path to divestment

    16 February 2018

    Norway's finance ministry has set up an expert group to explore radical changes to the way it invests in energy stocks through its $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, including abandoning investments in oil and gas companies.

  • Finnish pension fund Varma reduces carbon footprint by 27%

    16 February 2018

    The €45.4 billion ($56.8 billion) Finnish pension fund Varma has reduced the carbon footprint of its equities by 27% since 2015, hitting its own target two years ahead of schedule.

  • Q&A with Christian Thimann, a leading light in sustainable finance

    09 February 2018

    The chair of HLEG and vice-chair of the TCFD shares his views on the reports' key findings and their implications for the insurance sector.

  • Green bond comment, January 2018: What has the green bond market ever done for us?

    08 February 2018

    In the classic film Monty Python's Life of Brian, a group plotting to overthrow the Roman Empire ask: 'What have the Romans ever done for us?'

  • Climate change demands new approach to infrastructure credit risk - analysts

    23 January 2018

    Credit officers within banks should consider a range of financial strategies to cope with more variable cashflows from infrastructure projects arising from climate and weather risks, a report suggests.

  • Scenario analysis: creating memories of the future

    12 January 2018

    The TCFD suggests companies should use scenario analysis to help them report climate risks. But what should they look like, asks Peter Cripps

  • Corporates unprepared to meet TCFD's target for 2018 disclosures, survey finds

    20 December 2017

    Fewer than one in five corporates plan to disclose in line with Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations next year, according to a survey by South Pole Group, despite the FSB's target for disclosure from 2018.

  • Natixis becomes latest firm to stop lending tar sands and Arctic oil

    13 December 2017

    Natixis has been added to the growing list of financial institutions that are walking away from tar sands and Arctic oil.