European Commission provides the sustainability weapon... ammunition to follow

European Commission provides the sustainability weapon... ammunition to follow

Investment professionals have given a mixed reaction to draft EU rules on integrating sustainability in the fiduciary duty of investment firms and insurers. These rules are tied to another piece of legislation currently being designed and whose outcome could lead to significant change… or further greenwashing. Vincent Huck reports

Fast food, long-term problems

Fast food, long-term problems

Investor focus on fast food companies is set to grow as a result of climate change and other environmental risks, say Brooke Barton and Aarti Ramachandran

Investing in a Just Transition

Investing in a Just Transition

A growing movement to incorporate social considerations into the response to climate change is being described as the next frontier of responsible investment. Peter Cripps reports

Carbon markets reap rewards of regulation

Carbon markets reap rewards of regulation

Carbon markets in North America and Europe have been buoyed by legislative changes introduced last year, and the momentum looks set to continue into 2019, the winners of Environmental Finance's Market Rankings tell Michael Hurley

Market leaders in bullish mood

Market leaders in bullish mood

Major environmental markets saw healthy growth in activity in 2018 and the winners of our annual Market Rankings see plenty of reasons for optimism about next year.