climate change

23 September, 2019

Major asset owners pledge to decarbonise portfolios by 2050

Boards are set to come under fresh pressure to act on the climate crisis after asset owners controlling $2.4trn in investments said they would decarbonise their portfolios by 2050. The announcement...
chair, boardroom

16 September, 2019

Board independence revealed as key issue for investors in 2020

The independence of company chairs in Europe could figure heavily in the deliberations of one of the chief proxy advisers as it formulates its policies for the 2020 season of annual meetings.
British and EU flags, Brexit

16 January, 2019

Brexit, cybersecurity and climate change lead risk concerns for 2019

Even as prime minister Theresa May this week failed to gain parliamentary support for a Brexit deal, the country was being warned that the UK’s departure from the EU could “blind” corporate lead...
climate change

4 June, 2018

Corporate and pension schemes must report climate change risk

New climate change law will be foisted onto companies if regulators fail to help them follow best practice on reporting. The House of Commons’ Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) today said that ...

28 March, 2018

Gove told financial regulators should get tough on climate risk reporting

Climate change reporting must be embedded into UK regulators’ remit, a parliamentary committee has recommended to environment secretary Michael Gove MP. The key finance bodies—the Financial Con...
Larry Fink, BlackRock

19 March, 2018

BlackRock reveals more details on its engagement priorities

BlackRock, the world's largest investor, has attempted to put flesh on the bones of its CEO's statement in January about the topics it expects to prioritise for engagement this year. In a
climate change, climate risk

15 January, 2018

MPs ask if voluntary climate-risk reporting recommendations are enough

An influential committee of MPs will this week begin an inquiry which will include whether climate-change-risk disclosure recommendations made by an international task force should be mandatory. Th...
Statoil, Troll A oil platform

16 January, 2017

Norwegian oil fund to focus on ‘unacceptable emissions’

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climate change

15 December, 2016

Task Force releases climate risk recommendations

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climate change

24 August, 2016

Climate change: the reporting debate

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