• Stranded assets report names companies with dirtiest coal stations

    13 March 2015

    The power companies that own the dirtiest coal-burning power stations have been named in a report designed to help investors identify potential 'stranded assets'.

  • Smith School launches stranded coal assets research initiative

    15 September 2014

    The University of Oxford's Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment has launched a research initiative into stranded coal assets after winning backing from a US-based environmental foundation.

  • Increasing evidence that environmental risks are 'material'

    15 July 2014

    Evidence is mounting that environmental risks are becoming material to business and the economy as a whole, a report commissioned by the UN Environment Programme has warned.

  • European utilities urged to stress-test investments to avoid stranded assets

    17 January 2014

    Utilities in the EU should stress-test existing and planned investments to avoid stranded asset risk, a report has urged after some €6 billion ($8 billion) of gas-fired power was shuttered in the region last year.

  • Coal assets to suffer most from fossil fuel 'divestment stigma'

    08 October 2013

    Coal stocks are more vulnerable than oil and natural gas to the fossil fuel divestment movement, according to a new study which has called on investors to evaluate the "poorly understood and regularly mispriced" environmental risks in their portfolios.

  • Agriculture assets at 'significant risk' of becoming devalued – report

    09 August 2013

    Climate change could cause assets in the agriculture sector to become 'stranded', a report has claimed, warning that an extreme loss of natural capital could result in $11.2 trillion being wiped off the value of agriculture assets in one year.