The International Energy Agency’s executive director announced that a major new study would examine the transition of oil and gas companies including the role of investors.
Chief executive of the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association calls on British government to respond to the threat from the US Inflation Reduction Act and the proposed EU Net Zero Industry Act.
Smart Pension’s head of investment proposition tells Net Zero Investor about ESG investing, passive vs active management, carbon offsets and TCFD targets.
The bluegrass state is the latest to use legal moves as part of the Republican anti-ESG backlash in the US.
The banking giant’s move will send ‘shockwaves’ through the fossil fuel industry and put the spotlight on other financial institutions.
The environmentalist told the Net Zero Investor annual conference that a ‘mobilisation of finance’ would be required.
Solar energy is leading the way as the International Energy Agency’s executive director predicts a ‘boom’ in renewables.
The Republican state’s CFO accused the asset manager of running a ‘social-engineering project’.
A rationalisation of data requirements is needed, she told delegates at the UN PRI conference in Barcelona.
Meeting in Barcelona for its first in-person conference in three years, the organisation stressed that ESG had moved from ‘niche to mainstream’.
Investment flow is less than 10% of what is needed – a situation that must be addressed rapidly, warns global coalition of financial institutions.
The Financial Conduct Authority said that greenwashing was impacting trust in the market for sustainable investment products.
Global carbon tax ‘not going to happen’ says BNY Mellon Investment Management chief economist, so other incentives required.
High-profile speakers including Tariq Fancy, former BlackRock CIO for sustainable investing, will be debating this issue at Net Zero Investor’s annual conference.
Big 3 asset managers – BlackRock, State Street and Vanguard – specifically criticised for their targets in think tank report.
‘Disengaged’ European pension funds are leaving discussions on climate policy to their national associations many of which are highly resistant to the EU’s sustainable finance proposals.
ESG battle between US red and blue states continues with Brad Lander’s letter to Larry Fink.
Following fierce criticism fund manager bows out of sponsoring pro-fossil fuel treasurers' group
With attendees including those working for the LGPS pools, local government pension funds, local authorities, investment consultancies, advisory firms and asset managers, the discussion looked at both the opportunities and the risks from biodiversity loss for the LGPS.