• Fiduciary duty proposal of EU Action Plan could unleash sustainability shift

    18 October 2018

    Plans to reform definitions of investors' duties are the most important part of the European Commission’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan, Environmental Finance’s Green Equities conference heard.

  • GPIF adopts S&P carbon efficient indexes for ESG strategy

    25 September 2018

    Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) has selected two new indexes from S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) as benchmarks for JPY1.2 trillion ($10 billion) of equity investments managed according to environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.

  • People moves: PPF, Platina Energy Partners and WSP

    25 May 2018

    The UK's Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has appointed Claire Curtin as its head of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG).

  • Trucost launches SDG Evaluation Tool

    10 May 2018

    Trucost has launched an evaluation tool to help companies identify business risks and opportunities aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • World’s largest pension fund prepares first ESG report

    08 May 2018

    The world’s largest pension fund plans to publish its first ever report on the impact of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors on its investments, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • Trucost expands coverage of Japanese firms

    10 April 2018

    Environmental data and analysis firm Trucost has extended its coverage of the Japanese market to include more than 1,500 companies.

  • Trucost warns of potential hit to corporate profits from Paris Agreement

    18 January 2018

    New policies and taxes aimed at helping countries meet the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change "could lead to significant losses" for many companies, according to Trucost.

  • Green and sustainability taxonomy to be announced at Macron summit

    08 December 2017

    A taxonomy that defines green and sustainable investments will be announced next week by the European Commission at a summit hosted by French President Macron.

  • SocGen launches ESG Quality and ESG low-carbon indexes

    20 October 2017

    Societe Generale has launched two environmental, social and governance (ESG) indexes - one uses an innovative 'ESG consensus' approach, and the other combines ESG and low carbon.

  • The dawn of a new age for reporting?

    22 September 2017

    The TCFD has challenged companies to up their game on reporting climate-related risks. But how will the market respond, asks Peter Cripps