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  • Shareholder climate success at Exxon

    31 May 2017

    A shareholder resolution calling for ExxonMobil to do more to tackle climate change received a significant majority, despite not being backed by the board.

  • QE policy could increase risk of stranded assets, researchers warn

    31 May 2017

    Purchases of corporate bonds by the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of England, as part of their quantitative easing (QE) initiatives, could be adding to the risk of assets in the oil and gas sectors becoming 'stranded'.

  • Voting begins for EF's Deals of the Year awards

    12 April 2017

    Nominations are now being accepted for the tenth annual Environmental Finance Deals of the Year awards.

  • Stranded assets are real threat to industry - Lloyd's

    22 March 2017

    Insurance companies have been warned again about the risk of their assets becoming 'stranded' in the transition to a low-carbon economy, this time by Lloyd's of London.

  • TCFD: A full disclosure

    20 March 2017

    Will the Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) report change the landscape for investors, asks Hamza Ali

  • TCFD could help companies deal with first mover risk when it comes to climate disclosure

    03 March 2017

    The Financial Stability Board's Task Force for Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendation that companies should use scenario analyses in their reporting could reduce the competitive risks attached to revealing strategically sensitive data.

  • Market will decide what climate scenarios to use, says Bloomberg

    15 December 2016

    It is up for the market to decide how best to implement the Financial Stability Board's (FSB) Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations and which climate-related scenario to deploy, said Michael Bloomberg, chairman of the report.

  • TCFD's long-awaited report revealed

    14 December 2016

    After a year of intensive work, the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) today laid out its eagerly-awaited recommendations designed to help standardise and mainstream considerations about the impacts of climate change on companies.

  • TCFD's four major disclosure recommendations revealed

    09 December 2016

    Details of the four major disclosure recommendations from Financial Stability Board's (FSB) Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) have emerged ahead of the report's launch next week.

  • COP Blog: Sovereign green bonds: the missing link between NDCs and the $100trn debt capital markets

    11 November 2016

    BNP Paribas IP
    After the ratification of the Paris Agreement, we expect COP22 in Marrakesh to focus on the transparency of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), compliance and means of implementation.