• People moves 17 March: Aviva Investors, EdenTree, Aegon ... and more

    17 March 2023
  • LGIM, Aviva join call for UK to mandate transition plans

    11 October 2021

    Aviva Investors and Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) are among organisations calling on the UK government to require large, listed companies to prepare and disclose 'transition' plans to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions.

  • News Round Up: COP26, IEA, Robeco, Zouk and more

    11 January 2021
  • Business alliance calls for major changes to UK policy following pandemic

    15 June 2020

    UK-based business alliance The Aldersgate Group has called for a wide range of green-based policy responses to guide the economic rebuild in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • UK government launches COP26 after sacking president

    04 February 2020

    The UK government's launch of the UN Climate Summit, to be hosted in Glasgow in November, was overshadowed by its dismissal of the president of the negotiations, who hit back with a letter warning the process is "miles off track".

  • UK urged to issue sovereign green bond to plug EIB, GIB funding hole

    13 March 2018

    The UK Government was urged to issue a sovereign green bond to help plug gaps in funding left by the sale of the Green Investment Bank (GIB), according to Aldersgate Group.

  • UK bids to consolidate 'leadership' in green finance

    18 September 2017

    The UK government has announced a taskforce of senior financiers to help accelerate the growth of green finance – a field in which it claims the UK already enjoys global leadership.

  • Investors and industry hail entry into force of Paris Agreement

    06 October 2016

    Institutional investors and leading industrial companies have welcomed the news that the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change will come into force on 4 November.

  • GIB announces first ever profits and privatisation plans

    25 June 2015

    The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) has announced its first full year profits, and comfirmed its plans to offerequity to private investors.

  • Business welcomes EU 2030 emissions goal, but not renewables target

    28 October 2014

    Industry and investors have broadly welcomed the EU's new climate and energy policy framework for 2030.