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  • How Biden could boost ESG in the US

    20 January 2021

    Donald Trump has left significant ESG policy holes to repair in the US for the administration of Joe Biden, reports Ahren Lester

  • Storebrand excludes 27 firms as it tightens climate policy

    24 August 2020

    Norwegian asset manager Storebrand has tightened its climate policy significantly, which will see it exclude 27 firms including oil majors Chevron and ExxonMobil, miner Rio Tinto and chemicals giant BASF.

  • PRI joins investors in creating expectations for aviation industry

    21 February 2020

    The UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has laid out investor expectations for the aviation sector in the transition to a low carbon economy.

  • Climate Action 100+ claims first Chinese asset owner

    07 January 2020

    Chinese insurer Ping An has signed up to the Climate Action 100+, an investor initiative launched in 2017 to ensure the world's largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters take necessary action on climate change

  • ESG in fiduciary duty debate is over, says PRI

    28 November 2019

    The debate about whether environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are part of fiduciary duty "is now over", according to the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

  • Heathrow Airport, Pension Protection Fund, DEFRA, Danone, Swedfund, UN PRI confirmed to speak at Green Equities + Natural Capital Investment conferences

    05 November 2019

    Key investment industry participants will gather in London on 25 November for Environmental Finance's Green Equities and Natural Capital conferences.

  • Financial centres set out principles for sustainability taxonomies

    18 September 2018

    The International Network of Financial Centres for Sustainability (FC4S) has set out ten principles that sustainability taxonomies should meet to avoid increasing transaction costs for financial institutions and to avoid policy confusion.

  • Bond investors ponder fifty shades of green

    12 August 2014

    Recent green bond issues have attracted mainstream as well as committed 'socially responsible' investors. But their views on what qualifies as 'green' can differ dramatically, as Graham Cooper reports