A side effect of the pandemic has been a dent in demand.
The world isn't building back better at the scale needed to avoid the worst impacts of climate change
There’s a debate about how companies should be recognized for buying carbon offsets based on avoiding emissions. Better to call them “carbon responsible” instead.
“There remains a yawning gap between long-term climate goals and near-term action plans,” the former U.S. vice president says.
They’re speaking out, pushing for more aggressive government policies to address societal problems.
A group led by finance titans Mark Carney and Bill Winters wants to establish high standards, but surging demand is pushing exchanges to start trading well before that.
With mid-summer now here, 2021 has already surpassed 2020 on a few sustainable finance metrics.
“Just selling does nothing to address climate change, as ownership of the funds are just being transferred to someone else,” says one state pension fund official.
Aviva, Fidelity International and M&G Investments are among the firms increasing pressure on the world’s biggest lenders.
The banks want to invest in public companies working at the intersection of nutrition and climate change
Funds dedicated to renewable energy have lapped fossil fuel funds 25 times over.
Poor countries pay a higher price to raise money for green investments. We'll all pay the price if they don't get the support they need.
The home of JPMorgan’s new European trading hub has emerged as a surprising contender to lead the green finance industry that could reach $53 trillion by 2025.
Anti-oil activists are turning their focus on fossil fuel funding, aiming to stop the flow of money for good.
Richard Slocum says short positions should function like offsets, allowing investors to deduct emissions from their portfolios.
Fossil fuel companies say the voluntary system of revealing financial risk is more than enough for shareholders.
This is now a question for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, as the regulatory watchdog wanders into a thicket of inconsistent standards.
The nation plans to combine green bonds and carbon offsets to conserve and develop forests the size of Delaware
Bankers and executives are proposing new structures to manage unwanted fossil fuel assets, but it's a stretch to call them green investments
It was Aeisha Mastagni who was pressing for change and supporting Engine No. 1.
Moody’s singles out 12 industries, including mining, oil and gas, and shipping.
A new study illustrates how a lack of universal standards and transparency across industries means ratings don’t really amount to much.
The Paris-based company says it will engage more with companies to push them to be more sustainable
The U.K. asset manager also plans to drop utility PPL, Chinese bank ICBC and Mengniu Dairy
They also want nations to phase out thermal coal-based electricity generation
The big risk is investments linked to fossil fuels plummet in value.
Based on member companies’ current emissions targets, we’re on track for more than double the heat rise targeted by the Paris Agreement.
It may not be a coincidence that Wall Street giants are increasingly backing shareholder resolutions and telling everyone about it.
Officials have so far mostly stuck to traditional measures such as mandating risk disclosures, but things are slowly changing.
Taskforce backed by French President Emmanuel Macron presses financial-services and other industries to more closely assess their nature-related risks.