Joe Walsh

Articles by Joe Walsh

  • Danish pensions to invest $50bn in green transition

    23 September 2019

    Danish pension funds, led by PensionDanmark, have committed to investing $50 billion in the 'green transition' by 2030.

  • People Moves: Aviva, MN, WWF, Schroders

    20 September 2019

    Aviva Investors has recruited Ed Dixon for its newly created position of head of environmental, social and governance (ESG) real assets.

  • $35trn investors urge governments to step up climate change action

    20 September 2019

    Institutional investors with $35 trillion in assets under management (AUM) have urged the world's governments to do more to tackle climate change ahead of next week's UN climate action summit.

  • Investors urged to act as majority of coal companies still expanding

    20 September 2019

    As millions around the world take to the streets for the global climate strike a report by Global Coal Exit List (GCEL) reveals over half, 400 of 746, of the largest companies with significant coal exposure are still planning to expand their coal operations.

  • Pictet launches ESG govt debt fund

    19 September 2019

    Pictet Asset Management has launched an environmental, social and governance (ESG) debt fund primarily targeting government bonds in emerging markets.

  • No oil & gas company aligned with 2°C pathway, says TPI

    18 September 2019

    None of the 50 largest oil and gas companies have aligned their emission intensity with a pathway that would keep global warming to 2°C, as called for in the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI).

  • ESG risk monitoring tool released

    18 September 2019

    Risk-monitoring firm Curation Corp has launched an environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk monitoring-tool for senior business leaders.

  • UK lagging behind US on sustainable investing, says asset manager

    17 September 2019

    The UK is lagging behind the US and Europe when it comes to sustainable investing, according to a London-based asset manager.

  • Citigroup, Shell and 3M removed from DJSI World

    16 September 2019

    S&P Dow Jones Indices (DJI) and RobecoSAM have reviewed the companies in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World and removed Citigroup, Shell and 3M from it. Citigroup remains in the DJSI North America, however.

  • Climate change risk yet to be priced in, say investors

    16 September 2019

    An overwhelming 93% of institutional investors say climate change is still not being priced in by the key global financial markets as an investment risk, according to a report by asset manager BNY Mellon Investment Management and UK asset allocation research firm CREATE-Research.