• People Moves 29 October: HSBC, Apollo, Al Gore, WBCSD and more

    29 October 2021
  • Al Gore leads new investment business Just Climate

    29 October 2021
  • Introducing 'instrumental impact' and 'ultimate ends impact'

    23 July 2021

    Freshfields this week released a report on the legal implications of impact investing, which also sought to introduce new terminology to the investment niche. Peter Cripps reports

  • Impact: Six areas to watch in 2021

    07 January 2021

    A legal framework for impact, harmonisation of reporting frameworks and the rise of impact indexes could shape 2021, writes Michael Hurley

  • $9trn collaboration of asset managers commit to net zero emissions

    11 December 2020

    The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) has formed an initiative of asset managers, representing over $9 trillion, which have committed to align their portfolios with the goals of the Paris climate agreement.

  • Legal Framework for Impact to fundamentally reshape finance, says Generation IM

    26 May 2020

    The forthcoming Legal Framework for Impact "will fundamentally reshape the way finance and business is conducted in coming decades", according to Generation Investment Management.

  • ESG in fiduciary duty debate is over, says PRI

    28 November 2019

    The debate about whether environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are part of fiduciary duty "is now over", according to the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

  • PRI to study ‘fundamental legal questions’ on impact investing

    28 November 2019

    ‘Fundamental legal questions’ surrounding impact investing will be the subject of a far-reaching study commissioned by the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

  • Generation Investment Management closes $1bn impact investing fund

    22 May 2019

    Generation Investment Management LLP (GIM) has closed its $1 billion impact investment fund, Sustainable Solutions Fund III.

  • TCFD could help companies deal with first mover risk when it comes to climate disclosure

    03 March 2017

    The Financial Stability Board's Task Force for Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendation that companies should use scenario analyses in their reporting could reduce the competitive risks attached to revealing strategically sensitive data.