• 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.

  • Aviva hits out at London's plans to woo Saudi Aramco

    18 September 2017

    Aviva Investors has joined the chorus of investors urging the UK not to weaken its governance laws to attract the $2 trillion initial public offering of oil giant Saudi Aramco.

  • BlackRock and Aviva Investors to speak at Green Equities 2017 conference

    25 August 2017

    Big hitters including Aviva Investors' Steve Waygood and John McKinley, director of the impact investing arm of the world's largest asset manager, BlackRock, have added their names to the stellar line-up of speakers at Environmental Finance's inaugural Green Equities 2017 conference.

  • Insurers' strategic responses to climate change

    11 April 2017

    The third and final part of this series of features about the insurance sector looks at group level responses to climate change. Peter Cripps reports

  • Investors 'must challenge IOSCO' as environmental disclosure slows for listed companies

    08 September 2015

    Investors must "directly challenge" the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) to ramp up its sustainability efforts as figures reveal a slowdown in non-financial reporting for listed companies.

  • London Stock Exchange signs up to promote sustainability

    02 June 2014

    The London Stock Exchange (LSE) has joined the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative, bringing the total number of partner exchanges to 10.

  • Are stock exchanges the key to sustainability reporting?

    29 May 2014

    Stock exchanges are proving increasingly influential in the debate around ESG disclosure. Sophie Robinson-Tillett looks at the recent progress made by the sustainable stock exchange movement and the challenges ahead

  • EU adopts ESG reporting law for large companies

    15 April 2014

    The European Parliament today waved through a law demanding that large companies must disclose environmental, social and governance (ESG)-related information.

  • 'Game-changing' corporate reporting rules clear key hurdle

    27 February 2014

    EU proposals to force large companies to report environmental metrics were hailed by a leading investor as "a game-changer for corporate transparency", after they took a step closer to becoming law.

  • Sustainability reporting 'hits plateau'

    31 October 2013

    The growth in the number of listed companies reporting key sustainability metrics is "slowing dramatically", a report has warned.