• WEF a "constructive step forward" on climate, say investors

    20 January 2023

    Despite no "big bang announcements" at the World Economic Forum's conference this week, investors have told Environmental Finance the conference represented a constructive step forward.

  • BlackRock backs creation of IFRS sustainability standards board

    04 November 2020

    A proposal that would see the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation establish a sustainability standards board and become a global sustainability standards-setter has received the backing of the world's largest asset manager.

  • Generali joins Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance

    22 January 2020

    Alliance members collectively hold $4.3trn of assets

  • 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.

  • Climate change will hit Trump-voting states most, says think-tank

    05 February 2019

    Climate change is likely to have the hardest economic impact on Republican-voting US states that backed President Donald Trump and other politicians opposed to reining in greenhouse gases, according to the Brookings Institution.

  • Environmental concerns top World Economic Forum's risk lists

    16 January 2019

    Environmental risks have once again dominated the World Economic Forum (WEF) lists of the most likely and impactful risks facing the world.

  • People Moves: AXA, Lightsource BP, Triodos, Zurich

    24 September 2018

    AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has set up a central responsible investment (RI) team, as it seeks to integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria into all of its investment platforms.

  • Climate change named biggest global risk to countries and industries

    14 January 2016

    A failure to mitigate and adapt to climate change is the biggest material risk facing the world, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF).