esg fINANCE fIRM Initiative Ireland wins at the Irish Pension Awards

Initiative Ireland wins Innovation of the Year at the Irish Pension Awards Nominated for 5 awards, including Property Manager, Risk Manager, Passive Manager, ESG & SRI Manager and Innovation of the Year which it won.    Announces the launch of their new online Advisor Community for broker and financial advisors.   Dublin, Ireland, 20 November […]

New investor guide to negative emission technologies and land use

Corporate demand for forest-related carbon removal could generate $800bn in annual revenues by 2050, worth a market capitalisation of $1.2 trillion today, surpassing the current market capitalisation of oil & gas majors – new study commissioned by UN-supported investor body finds LONDON: New analysis commissioned by the $100 trillion UN-supported Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI), […]

Thirty of the world’s largest investors set unprecedented 5-year portfolio decarbonization targets

Implementation of targets represents substantial decoupling of portfolio emissions from global economy Thirty of the world’s largest investors with $5 trillion assets under management have collectively agreed on concrete portfolio decarbonization targets that follow the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 1.5 °C scenario for the next five years. UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance members […]

General Electric to Pursue Exit from New Coal

BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA—SEPT. 21, 2020—General Electric today announced an intent to exit the new build coal power market. The company, while gaining increasing positive attention for developments in wind turbines and other renewable technologies, has been criticized for continuing to promote high-carbon projects globally. Last year, As You Sow filed a shareholder resolution focusing on GE’s […]

Principles for Responsible Investment releases new framework for signatories to take action on the Sustainable Development Goals

World’s leading proponent of responsible investment releases report with five-part framework for investors to help achieve SDGs LONDON – Today, the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment released a new report on Investing with SDG Outcomes providing signatories, including investors representing $100 trillion in assets under management, with a new high-level framework of investor actions to shape […]


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