• 'Scope 4' emissions 'key' to assessing real world transition impact

    19 October 2023

    Calculating the 'Scope 4' avoided emissions is "very important" if you are trying demonstrate the real world impact of your operations and investments, and is especially important when assessing companies that provide climate solutions, an Environmental Finance event heard.

  • COP27: African cities water fund aims to raise $5bn

    14 November 2022

    A blended finance fund focused on promoting 'water resilience' in African cities has launched with the aim to raise $5 billion by 2032.

  • 'Drastic' increase in US Paris-aligned passive fund quality needed

    09 June 2022

    The World Resources Institute (WRI) has argued that a "drastic increase" in the quality and size of Paris Agreement-aligned passive equity investing is needed to achieve global climate goals.

  • WRI stresses need for 'fully nested' carbon projects

    06 June 2022
  • SBTi tightens corporate climate target requirement from 2022

    16 July 2021

    The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) said that companies looking to validate their climate goals from mid-2022

  • Physical climate risk disclosure initiatives still lacking, says WRI

    16 February 2021

    Climate risk disclosure initiatives are still lacking in their coverage of several key physical risks, according to a report by the World Resources Institute (WRI), resulting in firms not being fully equipped to assess their exposure to these hazards.

  • 25% cut in emissions by corporates setting science-based climate targets

    26 January 2021
  • Asian firms overtake US on emissions disclosure, says Arabesque

    23 November 2020

    The proportion of Asian companies reporting carbon emissions has jumped above that of US firms in 2019, according to a report by sustainability-focused asset manager Arabesque, although European corporates continue to lead.

  • $20trn of investors urge firms to set science-based targets

    13 October 2020
  • First green bond to secure drinking water by buying forests proposed

    07 October 2020

    Central Arkansas Water (CAW) is preparing an innovative $31 million US municipal green bond, believed to be the first to buy and protect forests in order to secure clean drinking water.