• Nature risks 'neglected' in insurer underwriting

    06 September 2022

    Nature-related risks are being neglected in the insurance sector's underwriting activities due to a lack of awareness and understanding, a report has said.

  • Robeco, CISL: Soil degradation poses financial risk

    26 January 2022

    Investors in agriculture need to incorporate the material financial risk of soil degradation into their decisions,...

  • Supply chain data needed to tackle nature-related risks

    11 October 2021

    More reliable data surrounding company supply chains is needed for financiers to analyse financial portfolio exposure to nature-related risks

  • Export credit agencies, governments could face fossil fuel financing legal challenge

    04 May 2021

    Export credit agencies (ECAs) and the governments that control them could face legal action if they do not take action to reduce the level of fossil fuel-related financing they undertake, according to a legal opinion provided by two lawyers.

  • Natural Capital Investment 2021 conference roundup

    05 March 2021

    Environmental Finance's Natural Capital Investment 2021 virtual conference has ended after a full day of panels, speed networking sessions, and a live discussion group

  • Leading academics outline climate-friendly Covid-19 recovery proposals

    06 May 2020

    The international economic recovery following the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic could deliver better economic and environmental results through climate-friendly policies, research by a group of economists argues.

  • Mandatory climate change disclosures - only a question of time

    27 February 2019

    Geoff Summerhayes, board member of the Australian regulator and chair of the UNEP SIF, warns insurers of increased scrutiny from regulators

  • UK bids to consolidate 'leadership' in green finance

    18 September 2017

    The UK government has announced a taskforce of senior financiers to help accelerate the growth of green finance – a field in which it claims the UK already enjoys global leadership.

  • Financial regulators already have powers to oversee climate risk, says ex-Bank of England director

    21 July 2017

    Financial regulators in Europe can oversee the way companies are dealing with climate risk without changing any laws, Paul Fisher, a former member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee said.

  • Comment: Can 'fintech' help 'green' the real economy?

    10 March 2017

    Innovation in financial technology should aim to address sustainability challenges in the real economy, says Andrew Voysey