Investment management

Exclusive: Oil majors’ expansion plans pay little heed to net zero

A net-zero future will see the vast majority of the world’s energy produced from renewables such as solar and wind,…

Diversifying forest carbon credits reduces risk and boosts returns – study

Investors in forest carbon credits can reduce their financial risk and increase returns by establishing diversified investment portfolios in the…

Weekly data: Rise in US anti-ESG policies could cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars

Understanding that integrating social and environmental considerations into business models can lead to positive returns has in recent years led…

World’s largest asset managers block climate action amid anti-ESG backlash 

While 2022 was the hottest year on record for a number of countries globally, the world’s largest asset managers' progress…

The “Great Reclassification” of sustainable funds

On 31 May 2022, around 50 police officers raided the Frankfurt offices of Deutsche Bank’s asset management arm DWS, as…

Weekly data: Polluters are failing to back net-zero commitments with capital spending alignment

In recent years, the number of corporations committing to reach net zero by 2050 has soared, but while companies are…

Too few rules on fossil fuels? The limitations of Mark Carney’s GFANZ alliance

One year ago at COP26 in Glasgow, ex-governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney announced that more than $130trn…

Weekly data: Renewable energy dominates climate finance

For the last decade, the non-profit Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) has been tracking global climate finance flows by analysing all…

Opinion: Closing the clean investment gap

With the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act in the US, and 'Fit for 55' in Europe, it is easy…

COP27 take note: Climate tech funding has soared in 2022

Climate tech companies have enjoyed an investment surge in 2022, but the funding falls short of the $1trn a new…