• UK prime minister under fire from industry for weakening climate policies

    20 September 2023

    UK prime minister Rishi Sunak announced he would delay a ban on the sales of new petrol and diesel cars and the phasing out of gas boilers, drawing a wave of criticism from investors and corporates who say the move harms plans for the transition.

  • Avoided emissions - The new tool powering green investors

    07 September 2023

    Identifying companies that 'enable' others to decarbonise should be a focus for investors, Seb Beloe writes

  • WHEB snaps up transitional companies amid market sell-off

    04 July 2022

    WHEB Asset Management (AM) has swooped on "high-value" sell-offs for companies involved in transitional technologies, such as electric vehicle (EV) components and semi-conductor chips.

  • Wheb's AUM trebles in a year

    22 October 2021

    Wheb Asset Management has seen its assets under management (AUM) treble in a little over a year, as it rides a boom in demand for impact investing.

  • What does 2020 hold for sustainable investing?

    24 December 2019

    Seb Beloe shares his thoughts on the latest trends in politics and technology.

  • ESG data has 'lost the plot when it comes to impact'

    24 May 2018

    The environmental, social and governance (ESG) data industry has lost the plot when it comes to assessing sustainability and impact, a leading sustainability-focused fund manager has claimed.

  • Wheb targets increased wind and solar energy investment

    04 July 2017

    Specialist investment firm Wheb aims to grow its flagship Sustainability Fund's holdings in wind energy and solar, it says.

  • Wheb details impact of its sustainability fund

    17 May 2017

    Specialist investment firm Wheb Asset Management has estimated the environmental impact of its FP Wheb Sustainability fund and said that all the fund's holdings directly support the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Volkswagen warned to fasten seatbelt for ESG rating downgrades

    23 September 2015

    The emissions scandal that has engulfed Volkswagen (VW) has left the company staring down the barrel of a downgrade from some environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysts.

  • What does the slump in oil prices mean for the low-carbon sector?

    23 December 2014

    Oil prices have almost halved in recent months, creating havoc in financial markets. But what is the impact on renewables, energy efficiency, and other low-carbon themed investments, asks Peter Cripps