Why investors need to start accounting for natural capital
There is an increasing awareness that natural capital can no longer be taken for granted, and can lead to a better understanding of both risks and opportunities, argues James Hulse
Brave new world
What does the landmark Paris agreement mean for the financial community, asks Peter Cripps
Landmark Paris agreement toasted by investors
Investors were celebrating today after a "historic" climate change agreement was hammered out in Paris, marking a new dawn for clean technologies and low-carbon investors.
Shell and Statoil next to face climate votes at AGM
Shell and Statoil will become the latest fossil fuel companies to address mounting shareholder concerns about climate change when they hold their annual general meetings (AGMs) next week.
Deforestation attracts more concern from investors and corporates, says CDP
This year has seen a 30% increase in the number of institutional investors requesting information about deforestation caused by the companies in which they invest, according to a new report.
Companies' understanding of forest risk 'lacking'
Many investors and companies "have much to do understand the risks arising from deforestation", despite encouraging signs that more are reporting data relating to the problem, a report warned.