There is a growing demand for investment to fund countries' shifts to clean energy. But while more money is flowing into renewable projects around the world, experts say it is not happening fast enough.
Does investing ethically—avoiding fossil fuels, weapons, and tobacco companies and buying into sustainability, health, and education—mean a compromise on returns? One Australian company is proving that the answer is a resounding no.
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There is more information available on climate change's impact on company value than widely believed, say researchers from the University of California, Davis. Should governments still mandate new disclosures?
and Corinne Le Quéré and Glen Peters –
Global emissions from fossil fuels have stalled. That puts us in the right place to keep warming below 2℃, but there's plenty of work still to be done, says international scientists.
Sustainable investing is ready to take off but challenges still exist within the finance industry. WRI researchers outline three obstacles that have prevented sustainable investment from taking root and how to deal with them.
The EAPF commissioned Trucost to assess and analyse sixteen of their active and passive equity investment portfolios, with regard to their exposure to the embedded carbon emissions within fossil fuel ...
Climate change creates a variety of risks for investors. The United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) highlighted climate and carbon risks in its 2013 report 'Portfolio Carbon: Measuring, ...
The Asean countries are at very different stages of economic growth. Members include a fully developed city state with nearly full national electricity coverage as well as several agrarian economies ...