• UK's FCA appoints ESG advisory committee

    13 December 2022

    Desiree Fixler is among six members of an advisory committee on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues to have been appointed by the UK's financial services regulator.

  • GHG 'accountability crisis' requires single standard

    25 July 2022

    There is an "accountability crisis" around carbon emissions that can only be solved through government intervention and "mandatory disclosure", market experts warned.

  • Oxford summit investors doubt if net zero pledges will decarbonise world at all

    25 July 2022

    Finance sector net-zero pledges will likely have "no positive impact" on real economy decarbonisation, according to about one-third of investors and academic attendees at a specialist sustainable finance event.

  • ESG litigation risk rising - part two

    06 July 2022

    The second part of this feature on ESG litigation focuses on the risks facing companies. Thomas Cox reports

  • ESG litigation risk rising

    04 July 2022

    A flood of ESG litigation involving companies and investors is predicted, writes Thomas Cox

  • Asset managers must end fossil fuel investment

    18 May 2022

    There's no way for asset managers to hit net zero targets without setting fossil fuel exclusion policies, argues Desiree Fixler

  • DWS 'firmly rejects' greenwashing allegations as regulators circle

    27 August 2021

    German asset manager DWS announced it "firmly rejects" allegations that it overstated the extent of its environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing activities amid revelations that US and German financial regulators are investigating the 'greenwashing' claims.