• EF BRIEFS: Trucost, NY Green Bank, Yes Bank, Abengoa Yield, SunEdison, RWE, Samsung

    11 December 2015

    German utility RWE has got the go-ahead to spin off a renewable energy subsidiary, which will be floated late next year.

  • Outperforming efficiency index steps up hunt for fund

    18 November 2015

    A resource efficiency index that has significantly outperformed mainstream benchmarks since its inception nearly two years ago, has stepped up its search for an asset manager to base a fund on it.

  • S&P expands low-carbon indexes with three Canadian additions

    03 November 2015

    S&P Dow Jones Indices has partnered with the Toronto Stock Exchange to launch three climate change indexes for Canada.

  • EF BRIEFS: Union Group, BlackRock, HomeStreet, Chinese cement

    01 November 2015

    The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) has agreed to invest $3.5 million in two hydro plants in Peru.

  • Volkswagen warned to fasten seatbelt for ESG rating downgrades

    23 September 2015

    The emissions scandal that has engulfed Volkswagen (VW) has left the company staring down the barrel of a downgrade from some environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysts.

  • S&P takes on 'challenge' of climate change by expanding range of low-carbon indexes

    18 September 2015

    S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) has expanded its family of low-carbon indexes to cover more regions.

  • China launches its first carbon-efficient index

    09 September 2015

    The Shanghai Stock Exchange and China Securities Index have launched China's first index of carbon-efficient companies.

  • Henderson SRI fund measures carbon footprint

    26 August 2015

    Henderson Global Care Growth Fund has started analysing the carbon footprint of its portfolio using Trucost data, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • Trucost and Threshold to help investors measure carbon risk

    06 August 2015

    The growing number of family offices and foundations embracing the Divest/Invest initiative will benefit from a partnership between Trucost and Threshold Group to help them assess carbon risk in their portfolios.

  • Hong Kong-listed companies improve carbon disclosure

    23 July 2015

    A report by environmental consultants Trucost has revealed that Hong Kong-listed companies are improving their carbon reporting, although they still lag behind international levels.