190 investors sign up to collaborative engagement on nature
190 institutional investors have signed up to collaborate to pressure 100 companies to address their negative impacts on nature, on the launch of Nature Action 100 (NA100) at Environmental Finance's Natural Capital Americas conference.
LAPFF reveals 'litany' of ESG risks at mining companies
A series of financial risks related to poor ESG practices at five mining companies has been uncovered by the Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF).
CA100+ 'flags' Berkshire Hathaway shareholder resolution
NBIM says investment exclusions could cost it NOK3bn a year
The manager of the giant Norwegian sovereign wealth fund said its portfolio underperformed by 1.3 percentage points due to exclusions of companies based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns since 2006, which could cost it NOK2.8 billion ($300 million) in 'lost' returns if replicated in the future.
Norwegian oil fund continues ESG engagement ahead of renewables push
The manager of the giant Norwegian sovereign wealth fund reported it was continuing to engage heavily with firms on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, but was yet to get off-the-mark in its renewable energy investments.
Industry standard for tailings dam management launched
A global industry standard on how to manage tailings dams from construction through to closure has been launched, described as an "important milestone" towards ensuring zero harm to people and the environment following a series of disasters.
Norwegian oil fund exits stakes in 12 firms on ESG concerns
The giant Norwegian oil fund has excluded a dozen companies from investment due to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) concerns, including mining giants such as Anglo American, Glencore and Vale in which it was a major shareholder.
Adam Matthews: A believer in the power of engagement
The Church of England Pensions Board's ethics and engagement director explains to Ahren Lester the key role asset managers can play in driving the transition to a low-carbon economy
CDP announces 179 'A list' leading climate action companies
CDP has named over 170 firms as being global leaders for transparency and action on climate change for 2019.