The trial of the zero-emission van forms part of the Company’s efforts to continue to reduce emissions associated with its operations.
While ESG is at the top of many institutional investors’ agendas today, the focus has primarily been on the equity portion of their investments; but this is changing. Investors are now putting more thought into how to successfully embed ESG into their fixed income investments. We outline the approaches investors can take to integrate ESG into fixed income investments, what the challenges are and how State Street Global Advisors can help.
Poll commissioned by Conservative Environment Network reveals vast bulk of British public seeing a recovery that fails the environment as “bad for the economy”
Hitachi Rail and Hyperdrive Innovation have signed an exclusive agreement to develop batteries to power zero-emission trains and create a battery hub in the Northeast.
Campaign group Plan B has written a letter to Prime Minister and Chancellor warning legal action is imminent if stimulus package becomes a ‘New Deal for Polluters’.
CDP launches a new set of climate ratings for measuring and communicating the global warming path of companies and investments.
AXA has released its 2020 Climate Report, which explores its current climate strategy and new developments in line with climate reporting frameworks.
As the opportunity to keep global warming below 2°C, thereby avoiding the worst consequences of climate change, is fast diminishing, national and local governments around the world have declared a climate emergency.
Investors are increasingly interested in incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into their portfolios — including in policy benchmarks. Yet the ongoing lack of ESG market infrastructure means that not all ESG indices are created equally. In this paper, we examine the Bloomberg SASB ESG Index family as a case study of key considerations facing investors interested in ESG indices.
The Climate Innovation Virtual Forum, in collaboration with London Climate Action Week, convened more than 3,000 participants to shape the debate for a green recovery.
Investment giant Legal & General announces plans to make all of its new housing “operational net zero carbon enabled” by 2030.
Bp has announced it has sold its global petrochemicals business to INEOS as part of its strategy to reinvent the company.
Temperatures of up to 40C could become ‘normal’ in the UK by 2100 if carbon emissions continue to stay high, says the Met Office.
Enso Energy and Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) have announced they have joined forces to develop an extensive network of solar and battery projects across the UK.
James Close, Head of the Circular London Programme at the London Waste and Recycling Board, on the importance of London Climate Action Week: Digital and the Climate Innovation Virtual Forum.
The popularity of ESG investment strategies has only increased during the COVID-19 pandemic and we expect this trend to continue. In particular, we will see an increasing focus on climate and green bond investing as investors seek to mitigate climate risks and have a positive real-world impact.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says that ministers must seize the opportunity to tackle climate change by implementing adequate schemes in the governments COVID-19 economic recovery scheme.
Government grants will contribute to the recovery of the automotive sector and the UK economy, cutting carbon emissions, and safeguarding more than 14,000 jobs.
Amazon has announced a $2 billion Climate Pledge Fund in order to support green energy developments to fight climate change.
More than ever, investors recognize the risks and opportunities associated with the low carbon transition and are incorporating a wider set of considerations, including carbon, green revenues and ESG assessments into their decision making.