Sustainable Growth in the UK – new report out today

Sustainable growth in the UK Seizing opportunities from technological change and the transition to a low-carbon economy Lead authors: James Rydge, Ralf Martin, Anna Valero This special report for the LSE Growth Commission shows why it is sensible for environmental sustainability to be at the heart of the UK’s growth …

Sustainable Finance News from the Grantham Research Institute, LSE

December 2018 This month’s update features a call for investors to join the growing community practising responsible investment to achieve a ‘just transition’. We also feature our new Just Transition investor guide, an assessment of climate action by high-carbon corporations and a report on sustainable growth in the UK. Finally, …

Are companies implementing the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive?

Following the first year of reporting under the EU Non-Financial Information Directive (2014/95/EU), CDSB and CDP conducted a review of corporate disclosure of climate change and environmental information across Europe. This research provides evidence of reporting practices of 80 companies, indicates what information companies are currently disclosing and whether companies …

CSR Asia Weekly: Shenzhen as China’s Pioneer “Sponge City”: Dialogue with The Nature Conservancy / Asia’s appetite for sustainable finance – green bond growth in emerging markets and need for capacity building

Shenzhen as China’s Pioneer “Sponge City”: Dialogue with The Nature Conservancy Climate proofing cities against rising sea levels and flooding is becoming increasingly important as climate change worsens. Achieving this would require proactive sustainable….Read more Asia’s appetite for sustainable finance – green bond growth in emerging markets and need for …

Just Released: Domini System Project Report

  Report Details Two-Year Initiative to Pioneer Approach to Influencing the Stability of Environmental, Social, and Financial Systems   TIIP is excited to share the new report “Shifting the Investment Paradigm: Domini’s System Report”. This new report is from Domini Impact Investments, a leading impact investing firm, and it details …

Solar & Storage Finance Conference Notes : AltEnergyStocks.com

“Ethical Markets recommends this report to all our subscribers who are professionals in green technologies, ESG  and infrastructure investing. Shows how financing of renewable energy and storage are co-evolving rapidly, with many innovations in distributed systems, technologies and grid integration of solar, wind and storage, as well as buildout opportunities …

PRI urges G20 to look at positive duties around ESG issues

Last week, at the UNEP FI global roundtable, we were delighted to launch our French roadmap, which makes several recommendations on how responsible investment in France can continue moving forwards. We also welcomed the Initiative Climat 2020 to support French private equity firms in building a climate-conscious world.   At the …