stock market listings

30 October, 2019

Sustainable investment set to grow as investors focus on climate

Sustainable investment has improved its profile among asset owners and managers, indicating that further pressure to adapt to climate change is on the way for corporate boards. Researchers spoke to...
smoke from coal-powered plant stacks

11 October, 2019

Better data and consolidated standards needed to drive ESG investing

When investors and their advisers gather there is a single recurring theme that arises again and again: environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. So it was in Paris this week as the gre...
climate change

30 September, 2019

Sasja Beslik: global finance industry ‘is the key to a sustainable future’

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Brexit, EU, Union Jack, flags

24 September, 2019

Brexit and ESG to top the agenda at the Global Invest Forum

Investors from some of the biggest asset owners and fund managers across Europe are to gather in Paris to debate the implications of Brexit and the development of credible ESG (environmental, social a...
climate, climate change, ice melting

2 July, 2019

FRC calls for better reporting of climate-related risks

Over the past few weeks various organisations
climate change

3 June, 2019

Climate change ‘is biggest risk factor for businesses’ say CEOs

Big businesses now see climate change as the biggest risk they face, according to research out this week. A global survey of chief executives by professional services firm KPMG now places climate a...
Extinction Rebellion, climate change

14 May, 2019

European companies embrace climate governance

The Extinction Rebellion protests in London have thrown a spotlight on climate change. The demonstration at the London Stock Exchange, in which campaigners glued themselves to the building, served as ...
climate change

16 April, 2019

Shareholders focus attention on diversity and climate

If you are a company chair and fail to ensure your board is diverse you can bet some significant shareholders will now vote against your reappointment. That’s the message this week from Legal and...
climate change

28 January, 2019

Battling climate change boosts stock performance

CLIMATE CHANGE NEWS COMES thick and fast. Here’s the news from last week. UN chief António Guterres warned attendees at Davos that the world is “losing the race” against climate change; news ou...
climate change

17 October, 2018

Regulators make climate demands of financial services

It’s little more than a week since the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Chang...