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Three quarters of companies worldwide yet to acknowledge climate change as a financial risk - news

By Ethical Performance — Almost three quarters (72 percent) of large and mid-cap companies worldwide do not acknowledge the financial risks of climate change in their annual financial...

MSCI Supports NZ Super Fund’s Low Carbon Strategy - news

By Vikas Vij — Leading global investors increasingly recognize the challenges posed by climate change and its long-term impact on business and economy. Some of the major investors are...

Big Oil urged to report financials in view of climate-related risk - news

By Elisabeth Jeffries — Had Exxon Mobil reported its reserves differently in 2016, investors might have taken a different view of the company’s future. It reported its Kearl oil...

COP21: Getting down to business - news

by RP Siegel — COP21 has been hailed as a historic event because of the way it facilitated 196 countries to come together in support of a shared ambition to head off accelerating climate...

COP21: Getting down to business - news

COP21: Getting down to business By RP Siegel — COP21 has been hailed as a historic event because of the way it facilitated 196 countries to come together in support of a shared...

Supplier non disclosure hindering climate risk management - news

The largest ever study of climate change data from major corporates and their suppliers has uncovered a significant blindspot of supply chain risk.   While leading companies such as...

Unicef report highlights importance of post-COP21 action for children - news

As COP21 draws to a close, international children's charity Unicef has called for ambitious action on climate change. “The future of today’s children, particularly the most...

Bank of England’s Carney challenges business over climate change risk - news

The world will suffer financial crises and falling living standards unless economically strong countries ensure that companies admit their present and future carbon emissions, the Bank of...

Surge in carbon price disclosure shows climate change heading mainstream - news

Corporations behind everyday brands of toothpaste, soup, light-bulbs, gasoline, cars and computers are assigning a price to their carbon emissions to offset the costs and risks of their...

Investors must take threat of climate change seriously: report - news

A new report from global consultancy Mercer identifies the ‘what?’ the ‘so what?’ and the ‘now what?’ in terms of the impact of climate change on investment...

Just how transparent is your data? - news

The type of information provided by corporate sustainability reports, and in non- financial disclosures varies widely. Investment analysts or other report users may believe they are reading...

Suppliers in US, Brazil, China and India least resilient to climate change risks - news

Lack of preparation currently leaves supply chains in Brazil, China, India and the US more vulnerable to climate risks than those in Europe and Japan. While, suppliers in China and India deliver...

Principles don’t pull against profit - news

Paul Ellis , chief executive of Ecology Building Society, believes that a long-term approach is essential for the future of the UK’s financial sector and that finance can be...

UKSIF in drive to convince investors of long-term benefits of active ownership - news

While fund managers have often been the focus of those looking for more sustainable investment approaches, UKSIF chief executive Penny Shepherd tells Mike Scott how their attention is moving to...

Oil industry ‘hiding risks' as BP faces $21bn Deepwater fines - news

BP has been accused of ‘gross negligence or wilful misconduct' over its Deepwater Horizon accident, which spilled nearly five million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010....

Oil sands producers join to tackle environment issues - news

Canadian Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (Cosia), which represents 12 of the largest Canadian oil sands producers, has been formed to ‘find solutions to the environmental challenges of oil...

UK announces carbon reporting move as Rio+20 fails to impress - news

Amid low expectations, political divisions and economic uncertainties, last month’s UN Conference on Sustainable Development saw $513bn (£328bn, €410bn) in funding committed to...

Taking accountability back to where it belongs: at the top of the value chain - news

The newly-formed Asset Owners Disclosure Project seeks to build on the work of the Carbon Disclosure Project to see if emissions data can better drive change. Its executive director, Julian...

Investor warning: it’s time to look beyond mere carbon disclosure - news

The Institutional Investors’ Group on Climate Change is looking to build real momentum on changing how companies factor in climate change risks to their business operations. Its chief...

A global call for corporate sustainability - news

Sustainable development, and the critical role of business in sustainability, has become a repeated theme on these pages and in CSR commentaries around the world. With Rio+20 now firmly on the...

Governments given guide to low-carbon investing - news

Some of the world’s largest investors have set out a list of demands on how governments and companies should move ‘beyond disclosure’ in their response to climate change, with...

SRI bodies act to raise profile of ethical investing - news

Leaders of socially responsible investment associations around the world held a strategic summit in New York last month to discuss research collaboration, global policy programmes and sharing...

Finance sector suffering from lack of climate data - news

Investors and financial institutions urgently need more developed information services to provide them with data on global warming and changing weather patterns. That’s the conclusion...

Forget Cancun: we need unreasonable CEOs - news

In the wake of the latest underwhelming climate change summit, Geoff Lye, executive chairman of SustainAbility, argues that business leaders should stop looking for a governmental lead on...

Climate change resolutions go through the roof - news

A record number of shareholder resolutions on the issue of climatechange have been filed over the past year in the US. The 2010 proxy voting season’s 95 climate change resolutions posted with 82...

Investors offer emissions carrot - news

Some of the world’s largest investors have said they will reward countries with strong climate change policies by investing within their boundaries. A statement released at the United...

Lack of reporting subtlety is starting to cost the earth - news

Craig Mackenzie argues that for comparable climate change data we need more detail, not less Over the last 15 years the CSR community has built a large international sustainability...

Hong Kong timber companies ‘need regulation’ - news

Most listed forestry companies on the Hong Kong stock exchange that claim to be environment-friendly are so only by default, and this misleads investors, says Greenpeace China in a new report....

Finance sector gets advice on global warming - news

A group of international financial institutions has combined with the environmental organization The Climate Group to produce guidance for the finance sector on dealing with climate change....

Investors want urgent action - news

A group of more than 130 major global investors issued a joint statement last month warning politicians not to allow the financial crisis to divert attention from tackling global warming....

Investors agree to press firms on energy saving - news

A climate change action plan to boost investment in energy efficiency and clean energy technologies has been released by 49 European and US institutional investors. The investors, who...

European banks lead pack on climate change - news

HSBC and ABN Amro are ahead of their peers in responding to climate change, according to a survey of 40 retail and investment banks. The five best performers were all based in Europe, with...

new coalition to draw up climate change metrics - news

Leading climate change organizations are to create what they hope will be a generally accepted framework for climate risk-related reporting by corporations. The seven non-governmental...

investors call for emission reports - news

Twenty-six institutional investors have released a ten-point action plan calling on US companies to provide ‘comprehensive analysis and disclosure’ about the financial risks they face from...

climate change action fends off US activists - news

Shareholder activists in the US have agreed to drop climate change resolutions tabled at five oil and gas businesses now that the companies have announced new measures on the issue. In a sign...

US funds weigh in on climate change - news

Investor pressure on companies to address climate change has risen to an unprecedented level with the release of a ten-point ‘call for action’ by ten of the...

Investor Network on Climate Risk - companies

Latest trends in CSR reporting revealed in KPMG’s new survey - reports

KPMG has published its  2017 Survey of Corporate Responsibility Reporting  - arguably the most authoritative snapshot of CSR and sustainability reporting trends around the world. Based...

ANZ shaping a world where people and communities thrive - reports

ANZ has released its 2016 Corporate Sustainability Review, which reports on how it is tackling its most material sustainability issues.

Chemical Safety, Transparency, Climate Change Among Top “Critical Issues” Ranked in Cleaning Product Industry Sustainability Report - reports

The American Cleaning Institute’s (ACI) 2015 Sustainability Report showcases the cleaning products industry’s progress toward sustainable development and unveils ACI’s...

The Mission Critical Water Virtual Summit - calendar

The Mission Critical Water Virtual Summit will serve as a wake-up call that the era of cheap, easy access to water is ending.  In addition to raising awareness, the Mission Critical Water...

The Mission Critical Water Virtual Summit - calendar

The Mission Critical Water Virtual Summit will serve as a wake-up call that the era of cheap, easy access to water is ending.  In addition to raising awareness, the Mission Critical Water...

The Mission Critical Water Virtual Summit - calendar

The Mission Critical Water Virtual Summit will serve as a wake-up call that the era of cheap, easy access to water is ending.  In addition to raising awareness, the Mission Critical Water...

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