Steering group for Green Finance Institute announced
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has named the members of its new climate change working group.
EF BRIEFS: Goldman Sachs, Moody's, Oxford SSEE
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
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.