• New Zealand first to make climate disclosures compulsory for financial firms

    15 September 2020

    New Zealand has become the first country to make it mandatory for financial firms to report on climate risks, described as a "visionary" step by one of the architects of the Paris Agreement.

  • People Moves: Morgan Stanley Investment Management, AP6, SEB Investment Management, Geneva Association, Robeco and IETA

    08 February 2019

    Vladimir Demine has been promoted to head of environmental, social and governance (ESG) research at Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM).

  • Investor Agenda finds $32trn of backing

    13 September 2018

    Investors with a combined $32 trillion in assets have signed up to an initiative to step up action on climate change.

  • Infrastructure projects must grasp low-carbon opportunity

    08 May 2018

    Infrastructure project developers face an urgent choice: benefit from low-carbon opportunities, or lock cities into decades-long dependence on fossil fuels, writes Peter Ellsworth

  • Figueres: infrastructure bonds should be green bonds

    20 March 2018

    Former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres issued a rallying call for cities, governments and large companies to issue green bonds to finance their infrastructure projects, as she seeks to shift the market's growth into a higher gear.

  • People: Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, PRI

    27 April 2017

    Former executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Christiana Figueres has been appointed to the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves' Leadership Council.

  • EF BRIEFS: Allianz, Fortum, Morrissey & Figueres

    13 April 2016

    Allianz aims to double the size of its renewable energy and infrastructure portfolio to about €14 billion ($16 billion) "in the medium term", a spokeswoman said.

  • Leading the charge

    05 April 2016

    The historic Paris climate change agreement has underlined what is arguably the biggest challenge faced by financial markets in a generation, says Peter Cripps

  • People Moves - March 2016

    22 March 2016

    The latest people moves at companies including SunEdison, RWE, Green Climate Fund, DNV GL, Schroders and more

  • Figueres steps down as UN's climate chief

    22 February 2016

    Christiana Figueres has announced plans to step down as UN climate chief, following the "historical" Paris agreement in December, firing the starting gun on a race to become her successor.