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  • Starmer's UK is 'back in the race to net zero'

    05 July 2024

    Sustainability-focused investors reacted positively to the landslide victory for Keir Starmer's Labour party in the UK's general election, amid claims that "the UK is back in the race to net zero".

  • UK investors hit pause on sustainability labels

    03 July 2024

    The "painful" process of applying for a sustainability fund label in the UK has led some asset managers to pause applications, Michael Hurley reports

  • WHEB warns regulation is creating 'unintentional stewardship stampede'

    01 July 2024

    The sustainable finance market is facing an avalanche of disclosures, which is reducing the quality of reporting, WHEB Asset Management has warned.

  • Navigating policy uncertainty in sustainable investing

    26 June 2024

    Despite the risk of policies being dialled back, the issue is speed rather than direction, writes Victoria MacLean

  • FCA confirms start date for anti-greenwashing rule

    23 April 2024

    Financial services companies in the UK will be bound by anti-greenwashing rules from June, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) confirmed as it issued further guidance.

  • Wheb introduces climate adaptation theme following hottest year on record

    25 January 2024

    Impact investor Wheb Asset Management has introduced a climate adaptation sub-theme, as global warming pushed temperatures to another record year in 2023.

  • Engaging on biodiversity

    20 December 2023

    Rachael Monteiro explains how WHEB has been engaging with companies to put biodiversity on their sustainability agenda

  • UK sustainability disclosure rules unveiled in 'important moment' for tackling greenwashing

    28 November 2023

    The publication of UK sustainability disclosure requirements (SDRs), sustainable investment labels and an "anti-greenwashing rule" has been hailed "an important moment" in building trust in sustainability claims by investment funds.

  • UK prime minister under fire from industry for weakening climate policies

    20 September 2023

    UK prime minister Rishi Sunak announced he would delay a ban on the sales of new petrol and diesel cars and the phasing out of gas boilers, drawing a wave of criticism from investors and corporates who say the move harms plans for the transition.

  • Avoided emissions - The new tool powering green investors

    07 September 2023

    Identifying companies that 'enable' others to decarbonise should be a focus for investors, Seb Beloe writes