• Obituary - Tessa Tennant: a long-term legacy

    11 July 2018

    Tessa Tennant, a pioneer of the responsible investment industry, and a good friend of Environmental Finance, has died of cancer.

  • UK politicians recommend using dormant assets for green investments

    17 May 2018

    MPs on the UK's Environmental Audit Committee have published a report recommending that dormant assets in the asset management and insurance industry should be used to counter a drop in green investments.

  • Aviva under fire for taking only "baby steps" to move away from coal

    11 May 2018

    Aviva has become the latest insurer slammed by the Unfriend Coal network, a coalition of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that targets insurers facilitating fossil fuel extraction, for investing in the coal sector.

  • The beginning of the end for coal investment and underwriting

    30 April 2018

    Insurers have made efforts to disengage themselves from the coal industry on both sides of the balance sheet, but climate activists say they could do more. Cintia Cheong and Nick Roumpis examine the latest developments

  • UK should 'go beyond TCFD' and lead world in disclosure, say industry leaders

    28 March 2018

    An industry taskforce has urged the UK Government to boost the growth of green finance by enforcing the voluntary recommendations of the FSB's Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) in law.

  • Hold AGM vote on compliance with mandatory TCFD, suggests Aviva's Waygood

    13 March 2018

    Aviva Investors has thrown its might behind proposals to make climate disclosures mandatory, adding that shareholders could vote on whether they approve of the reporting.

  • 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.

  • Final HLEG report marks giant strides for sustainable finance globally

    31 January 2018

    The final High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG) report was released today, marking a landmark moment for the EU that will also reverberate around the rest of the world.

  • EU launches consultation on sustainability and fiduciary duty

    14 November 2017

    A European Commission proposal to formally recognise sustainability as a part of large investors' fiduciary duty will be tested by public consultation.

  • HLEG - where are we now and what's next?

    18 September 2017

    The following is an abbreviated version of a speech given by Aviva Investors' Steve Waygood at Environmental Finance's inaugural Green Equities conference