• SEC adopts watered down climate rule in landmark moment

    06 March 2024

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved a landmark rule on climate-related disclosures, although it watered down elements of it, including no longer requiring disclosures on Scope 3 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

  • Natural Capital Investment Americas 2023: NA100 a 'really powerful vehicle', conference hears

    27 September 2023

    The newly launched Nature Action 100 (NA100), which formally launched yesterday by sending a letter to over 100 companies which have a high impact on nature, was described as "a really powerful vehicle to help advance meaningful progress".

  • Costco emissions reduction shareholder proposal passed

    26 January 2022

    A shareholder proposal calling on US retailer Costco to adopt greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets secured support from more than two-thirds of investors despite the board urging it to be rejected.

  • News round-up: HSBC, ICAPs, Cervest and Bloomin' Brands

    20 May 2021
  • Bloomin' Brands shareholders demand no deforestation

    20 May 2021
  • People moves: World Bank, BlackRock, IIGCC, Partners Group, Greencoat, PRI, SASB, US SIF, Osmosis and Grantham Institute

    14 January 2019

    The World Bank has launched a search for a new president after Jim Yong Kim announced he would leave his role three years earlier than expected, to become a partner at Global Infrastructure Partners.

  • Investors call on companies to commit to halting deforestation

    01 March 2017

    A coalition of investors with $617.5 billion of assets under management, led by Green Century Funds, has called on companies to sign up to 'zero deforestation' commitments specific to Latin America.

  • Asset manager makes fund family fossil fuel-free

    14 February 2014

    A responsible investment firm has announced that its fund family will be entirely fossil fuel-free, after deciding that natural gas is no longer a responsible investment.