• How to complete the EU's taxonomy

    27 July 2023

    The creation of two types of sustainable investment will bring clarity to where transition investment needs to be focused, Helena Viñes Fiestas tells Michael Hurley

  • EU Platform announces data, taxonomy working group leads

    20 April 2023

    Representatives of Axa Investment Managers and SEB have been appointed to lead groups in the EU Platform on data, usability and monitoring capital flows towards sustainable investments.

  • Viñes Fiestas to leave BNP to join Spanish regulator

    03 March 2021

    Helena Viñes Fiestas is to leave BNP Paribas Asset Management to join the Spanish securities market regulator.

  • Most financial institutions don't push for ambitious EU sustainable finance strategy

    23 September 2020

    Many financial institutions are failing to support an ambitious EU sustainable finance strategy, according to a report on lobbying by NGO InfluenceMap, with just a handful supporting and actively engaging with the European Commission's policy.

  • Consultation opens on climate change lobbying framework

    29 June 2020

    The consultation on a framework to help investors assess the extent to which a company's lobbying is aligned to the Paris Agreement has been opened, after three investors launched the project earlier this month.

  • Total makes net-zero pledge after investor pressure

    05 May 2020

    French oil major Total has become the latest oil and gas major to announce its ambition to be net-zero emissions by 2050, after pressure from investor groups.

  • People Moves: Newton, AMF, LuxSE, Church Commissioners

    27 September 2019

    Newton Investment Management has hired Andrew Parry as head of sustainable investment, as part of the expansion of its responsible investment team.

  • No oil & gas company aligned with 2°C pathway, says TPI

    18 September 2019

    None of the 50 largest oil and gas companies have aligned their emission intensity with a pathway that would keep global warming to 2°C, as called for in the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI).