• Steering group for Green Finance Institute announced

    16 July 2018

    A steering group has been assembled to guide the launch of the UK's Green Finance Institute.

  • Make climate risk reporting mandatory by 2022, says UK parliamentary committee

    04 June 2018

    Asset owners and large companies based in the UK should be forced to report their exposure to climate-related risk within four years, the country's government has been told.

  • UK should 'go beyond TCFD' and lead world in disclosure, say industry leaders

    28 March 2018

    An industry taskforce has urged the UK Government to boost the growth of green finance by enforcing the voluntary recommendations of the FSB's Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) in law.

  • UK bids to consolidate 'leadership' in green finance

    18 September 2017

    The UK government has announced a taskforce of senior financiers to help accelerate the growth of green finance – a field in which it claims the UK already enjoys global leadership.

  • BoE outlines climate change response

    16 June 2017

    The Bank of England (BoE) has outlined its response to climate change in a new report that is hoped will encourage other financial institutions to follow.

  • Stranded assets are real threat to industry - Lloyd's

    22 March 2017

    Insurance companies have been warned again about the risk of their assets becoming 'stranded' in the transition to a low-carbon economy, this time by Lloyd's of London.

  • Research backed by Norges Bank reveals most environmentally-risky coal firms

    29 January 2016

    Fossil-fuel companies with the greatest vulnerability to environmental risks have been named in new analysis, which urges firms to report at asset level to enable investors to better judge portfolio risks.

  • FSB reveals big hitters behind new climate change task force

    22 January 2016

    The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has named the members of its new climate change working group.

  • EF BRIEFS: Goldman Sachs, Moody's, Oxford SSEE

    30 November 2015

    Green investment opportunities have become "too big to ignore", according to a report by Goldman Sachs.

  • Coal companies to be sold by Norway's oil fund revealed

    10 June 2015

    A list of coal companies expected to be ditched by Norway's oil fund as a result of its new divestment policy has been published.