• ETS reform and carbon border tax in seismic EU policy proposals

    14 July 2021

    Landmark climate-related policy reforms have been set out by the EU that will see the bloc's emissions trading system (ETS) cover buildings, road transport and shipping, and put a price on emissions linked to imports into the EU.

  • ShareAction takes over Asset Owners Disclosure Project

    13 June 2017

    ShareAction has taken over leadership of the Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) to further its responsible investment message in US and Australian markets.

  • Asset owners with $12.5trn of AUM warned on climate change

    27 April 2017

    Asset owners with $12.5 trillion of assets under management (AUM) are still failing to demonstrate they are taking action to mitigate climate risk, and have been warned "the time may be approaching when it is too late to avoid portfolio losses".

  • Insurers' strategic responses to climate change

    11 April 2017

    The third and final part of this series of features about the insurance sector looks at group level responses to climate change. Peter Cripps reports

  • TCFD Reaction: 'Turning point for climate disclosure'

    14 December 2016

    The launch of TCFD's recommendations were today hailed as a landmark moment for investors campaigning to have climate considerations integrated into mainstream reporting.

  • Investing in a changing climate

    06 December 2016

    Insurers are increasingly factoring climate change into their investment decisions. But they are only at the start of a long learning process, finds Peter Cripps. This is the second part of a three-part series on how insurers are dealing with climate change

  • Shareholders criticise BlackRock's environmental voting [Updated]

    28 November 2016

    BlackRock has been criticised by shareholders for failing to back climate change resolutions despite publicly calling for investors to take action on the issue.

  • Insuring in a changing climate

    10 October 2016

    A year after the PRA's landmark report into the insurance sector and climate change, Environmental Finance looks at how the industry is responding.

  • Insurers lag pension funds when it comes to tackling climate change

    21 July 2016

    The insurance sector is lagging behind pension funds when it comes to waking up to climate risk, a report has claimed.

  • AODP to rate asset managers, ratings agencies and others on climate risk

    11 April 2016

    The Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) will begin assessing ratings agencies and asset managers to help asset owners "hold their agents to account".