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EU, Financials
September 4, 2023

ECB’s Elderson urges banks to ‘get up to speed’ with climate litigation

The European Central Bank’s supervisory board vice-chair says lenders and their clients...
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Data, Financials
August 29, 2023

In Charts: BlackRock, Vanguard drop support for climate and social resolutions

Support for environmental and social shareholder resolutions seems to be waning, with...
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California house fire
August 8, 2023

US insurers urged to take climate action amid impact on coverage

New research reveals that US insurers held $536bn in assets linked to...
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August 1, 2023

Asset managers are not ‘walking the walk’ on climate stewardship, think-tank claims

Asset manager climate stewardship efforts are stagnating and there is little support...
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July 4, 2023

Investors still putting profit before people and planet, says ShareAction

The UK not-for-profit has criticised the current ‘piecemeal’ approach to responsible investment...
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June 22, 2023

What does the future hold for Gfanz?

Can the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero keep things together, when...
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June 16, 2023

LGIM takes aim at company chairs with stronger climate engagement

The UK's largest asset manager is widening its analysis of corporate climate policy and ramping up pressure on boards. Legal & General Investment Management says that nearly 350 companies now...
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June 5, 2023

Three-quarters of asset managers have no deforestation commitments, says ShareAction

Most asset managers have not pledged to shield natural habitats from deforestation, nor have they adapted their investments to tackle climate change, according to a new report. Almost three-quarters of asset managers...
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May 30, 2023

Lloyd’s of London urged to align with Paris Agreement goal

Activist Greenpeace Nordic is calling on the Lloyd’s of London market to cease insuring ‘new and expanded’ oil, coal and gas projects in Norway and across Europe. Lloyd’s of London...
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Financials, Policy & Regulation, US
May 25, 2023

Funds embrace ESG terminology in prospectuses

More funds are including detailed ESG criteria in their prospectuses, reflecting tighter regulatory enforcement over greenwashing, according to ISS. The number of mutual funds and exchange traded funds explaining their...
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Financials, Policy & Regulation
May 23, 2023

Bank targets should account for all facilitated capital markets emissions, says ShareAction

Disagreement among banks over the weighting of facilitated emissions threatens to lead to a watering-down of the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials’ framework, according to one campaign group. Non-profit environmental,...
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