• Central banks are 'not leading by example' on climate change

    08 July 2019

    Central banks have started playing "a crucial role" in mobilising the institutions they supervise to address climate risks, but "seem more hesitant to lead by example" when it comes to their own investments, a report argues.

  • People moves: SIM, IIRC, Swiss Life, Brunel Pension, SUSI, Nordea

    05 July 2019
  • The ESG data files - part one: reported data

    02 July 2019

    Investors are demanding an increasing amount of data from companies. What are its strengths and weaknesses, asks Peter Cripps

  • People Moves: Nature Conservancy, UBS, Premier Asset Management, AP6, LuxFLAG

    21 June 2019

    NGO the Nature Conservancy has announced board directors and leadership members.

  • Green bond round-up, 12 June 2019

    12 June 2019

    The US Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) plans to enter the green bond market with a new commercial mortgage-backed security programme.

  • Generation Investment Management closes $1bn impact investing fund

    22 May 2019

    Generation Investment Management LLP (GIM) has closed its $1 billion impact investment fund, Sustainable Solutions Fund III.

  • Oil firms unattractive without climate targets, say fund managers

    30 April 2019

    Oil companies will no longer appeal to investors unless they adopt business models that support the Paris climate targets, says a report by the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) and the Climate Change Collaboration, a group of charitable trusts.

  • 27 firms sign up to green finance principles for Belt and Road

    29 April 2019

    A set of green financing guidelines for China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has received backing from 27 firms around the world.

  • Equinor bows to investor pressure of Climate Action 100+

    25 April 2019

    Equinor has become the latest oil and gas company to bow to investor pressure to strengthen its climate targets.

  • UBS's Baldinger: Don't over-regulate sustainable investments, the market is already on steroids

    25 April 2019

    UBS Asset Management's head of sustainable and impact investing has cautioned against regulating the market in the near future, calling the EU's work to develop a taxonomy of sustainable investment "worrying".