• Financial institutions urged to identify 'biodiversity mismatch' investments

    18 August 2023

    Financial institutions have been urged to identify if their investments occur in 'biodiversity mismatch' areas, to help increase investments into nature-positive projects.

  • Biodiversity credits - the next big environmental market?

    05 December 2022

    Biodiversity credits are potentially a powerful financial tool for boosting nature, but could be as controversial as carbon credits, Thomas Cox writes

  • $42trn investor group tells governments to act on methane pledge

    02 November 2022

    602 investors representing about $42 trillion in assets under management have called on governments ahead of COP27 to implement five policy actions, including committing to implement the Global Methane Pledge.

  • Pushback on ESG is a 'denial of capitalism'

    30 September 2022

    The recent pushbacks on ESG in the US have had an impact on financial market participants and whilst it would be "lovely to ignore it, we have to take it seriously", according to Ivan Frishberg, chief sustainability officer at Amalgamated Bank.

  • Cbus leaves NZAOA

    20 September 2022

    Australian fund Construction and Building Unions Superannuation (Cbus) has left the Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance (NZAOA) voluntarily so it can focus its resources on its "internal activities"

  • COP27: Governments should align with private sector climate progress

    08 September 2022

    Ahead of COP27, Eric Usher says he hopes governments will talk the same language as the private sector on sustainability, as they look to step up scrutiny of net-zero targets. Genevieve Redgrave reports

  • Microsoft among buyers of blue carbon credits from giant mangrove project

    15 March 2022

    Microsoft and Trafigura are among the buyers of the first three million carbon credits to be generated by the world's largest mangrove restoration project.

  • Insurers begin long countdown to net zero - part two

    07 March 2022

    Some of the world's biggest insurers have joined the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance. But should they still be underwriting fossil fuels, asks Thomas Cox

  • Insurers begin long countdown to net zero

    04 March 2022

    Some of the world's biggest insurers have joined the Net Zero Insurance Alliance. What challenges have they confronted so far, asks Thomas Cox