UN and Insurance Industry to Launch Global Insurance Principles at Rio+20 to Propel Sustainable Development

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Tough battle ahead on EU energy efficiency law

Tough battle ahead on EU energy efficiency law Legislation to improve energy efficiency in the EU is facing a long, tough battle, with observers describing the draft law as bloated, ?a mess? and unlikely to pass. More >>> Carbon market value to slump in 2012 ? BNEF The value of …

WHEB aims at Henderson, Aviva assets as it snatches team

WHEB aims at Henderson, Aviva assets as it snatches team WHEB Group has hired the majority of Henderson Global Investors’ sustainable and responsible investment team, in a move aimed at disgruntled SRI investors. More >>> German solar subsidy cuts postponed The solar subsidy cuts proposed by the German government will …

Investors Representing Over $15 Trillion Call for U.S., International Action on Climate Change

Press release CONTACT: Meg Wilcox, Ceres (617) 319-6457 (cell) Investors Representing Over $15 Trillion Call for U.S., International Action on Climate Change Investors Say Weak U.S. Policies Causing Private Capital To Go Overseas; Strong Policies Needed to Close Widening Climate Investment Gap November 16, 2010 BOSTON – The world’s largest …

UNEP FI and partners launch the World Climate Summit to accelerate finance solutions to climate change

70 days before UN climate change negotiations, UNEP Finance Initiative and partners launch the World Climate Summit to accelerate finance solutions to climate change The World Climate Summit to convene the most important business and finance actors, parrallel to COP16 in December SEPTEMBER 22, 2010 – NEW YORK, LONDON, BRUSSELS, …