Rob Langston

Articles by Rob Langston

  • UK climate tech start-ups face 'valleys of death'

    14 June 2024

    UK climate tech start-ups will need more support if the country is serious about the transition to a low-carbon economy, panellists at a Barclays roundtable said.

  • Verra suspends account following Brazil greenwashing investigation

    11 June 2024

    Verra has taken the "extraordinary action" of temporarily suspending an account as Brazil's Operation Greenwashing alleged a criminal organisation was suspected of selling BRL180 million ($33.6 million) in carbon credits.

  • Nature is a keystone asset class, says Lombard Odier

    06 June 2024

    Nature should be treated as a standalone asset class, rather than an offsetting strategy, given the critical role it plays in the wider economy and in tackling issues such as climate change, a panel heard.

  • Amazon takes delivery of investor letter on workers' rights

    05 June 2024

    Some 50 investors representing more than $1.2 trillion in combined assets have written to Amazon expressing concerns about the rights of its workers to undertake collective bargaining.

  • Phoenix Group launches climate-aware benchmarks

    05 June 2024
  • Gresham House raises £50m from South Yorks Pensions Authority

    05 June 2024

    Gresham House has raised £50 million ($63.8 million) from South Yorkshire Pensions Authority for its Gresham House Forest Fund VI, an asset-backed UK forestry fund.

  • CapitaLand increases focus on Scope 3 emissions

    05 June 2024

    Singapore-based real estate investor CapitaLand Investments said it will incorporate three new Scope 3 categories it considers material to its operations as part of its efforts to meet sustainability targets outlined by its 2030 master plan.

  • European regulators make recommendations in greenwashing reports

    04 June 2024

    The EU's three principal financial services regulators have called for enhanced supervision and improved market practice on sustainability-related claims in new reports on greenwashing in the financial sector.

  • FIS debuts climate risk modelling solution

    04 June 2024

    FIS has launched Climate Risk Financial Modeler, a new risk offering aimed at helping businesses better assess, reduce and report their exposure to the physical risks of climate change.

  • New CDP platform to streamline disclosure for nature and climate reporting

    04 June 2024

    CDP has launched a new disclosure platform it says will "unlock faster action, harmonise global standards and make disclosure more efficient".