Analysis

  • Staying focused: sovereign climate assessment tool resists mission creep

    11 September 2023

    The ground-breaking ASCOR project refuses to allow the number of indicators to 'explode' out of control, as it strives to keep the tool practicable, LSE's Antonina Scheer tells Ahren Lester

  • 'To be truly impactful, we need to scale the capital base'

    08 September 2023

    Pentagreen Capital has inked its first deal. Next, it wants to create blended finance structures that help attract other institutional investors, Marat Zapparov tells Jennifer Forrest

  • 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

  • The ECB plots the 'winners and losers' of the transition

    06 September 2023

    The central bank has alerted lenders and investors to the relative winners and losers in the transition - with fossil fuel companies set to take an immediate hit. Michael Hurley reports

  • Biodiversity: The missing link

    04 September 2023

    The asset and wealth management industry is faced with huge opportunity in biodiversity investment, writes Frédéric Vonner

  • On the origin of green bonds

    01 September 2023

    The principles that underpin the 'use of proceeds bond market' - and the focus on the positive use of money - can be traced back to the eighteenth century, argues Chris Wigley

  • Banque de France sharpens focus on nature

    31 August 2023

    The central bank is exploring how to build nature data into its investment strategy, writes Michael Hurley

  • Forever chemicals need investment solutions today

    30 August 2023

    PFAS in water are one of the most pressing environmental concerns today, writes Cindy Jia

  • Impact accounting: A 'gamechanger' in impact investment?

    28 August 2023

    A model for 'impact valuation' could transform how investors view their contribution to sustainability issues, argues Astanor Ventures. Michael Hurley reports

  • Impact accounting framework aims for integration with ISSB, ESRS standards

    25 August 2023

    The IFVI and the Value Balancing Alliance are developing a methodology that seeks to appropriate concepts from the world of financial accounting and could also use information from key sustainability reporting standards. Michael Hurley reports