• Dutch pension fund: We struggle to measure positive biodiversity impact

    14 December 2023

    Dutch pension fund Rail & OV plans to move to the "next phase" on integrating nature into its investment processes, but admits it still struggles to assess companies' impact on biodiversity.

  • Biodiversity still not 'paid attention to' by many Dutch investors

    25 October 2023

    Dutch investors have been urged to integrate biodiversity in decision-making, after a study found that many "are not yet paying attention" to it as a theme.

  • 'Capex must be a focus of energy transition engagement', investors told

    08 March 2023

    Asset managers grappling with the energy transition have been urged to prioritise engaging on companies' capital expenditure (capex) plans.

  • How impact measurement can help avoid impact-washing

    10 November 2022

    Impact measurement can help avoid impact-washing, but only if it is done for the right reasons, argued an association of Dutch sustainable investors.

  • LGIM, VBDO: Dutch insurer climate action lags behind pensions

    24 January 2022

    Insurance companies are lagging behind pension funds in terms of climate action, a report by Dutch investor association VBDO supported by UK-based asset manager Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has said.

  • Eurosif likely to set EU action plan as focus of new direction

    22 March 2019

    The European Sustainable Investment Forum (Eurosif) plans to mould its new strategy around implementation of the EU’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • Framework launched to help investors assess their dependencies on natural capital

    23 April 2018

    Natural capital is no longer a "niche" consideration, it was claimed today, as a framework was launched to help investors assess their dependencies on these factors.

  • Consultation aims to strengthen finance sector guide on natural capital

    12 June 2017

    Rory Sullivan and Mark Gough call for feedback on draft guidance which aims to help identify, measure and value natural capital within banking, investment and insurance activities

  • Finance sector gets guidance on Natural Capital Protocol

    17 May 2017

    Guidance has been issued to provide financial institutions with a structured framework to identify, measure and value natural capital within their banking, investment and insurance activities.