By Mary Brown, I was sipping a soy latte after doing yoga on my recent eco-vacation and I started pondering a question: With the world turning “green”, wouldn’t it make sense to invest in green energy and divest from...
Green schemes have their risks, but can hopefully generate bank-beating returns of 9% a year – and a couple of them have illustrious connections
Insurance firm Aviva and major funds in the UK, Norway and France join forces to put pressure on big corporations to clean up their electricity sources
Wealthy institutions like pension funds can get sophisticated advice on divesting fossil fuels. For individual investors, it’s not so easy. Here’s our advice
As Community Energy Fortnight beings, investors can check out the renewable schemes offering returns of up to 13%Richard Body is an energy pioneer. The IT consultant is a director of the Torrs Hydro scheme in New Mills, Derbyshire,...
Investments in fossil fuel companies face serious risk from global warming, research by the Economist Intelligence Unit shows
Special report: The plummeting coal sector and a growing green divestment movement is leaving firms who still invest in fossil fuels and connected pension holders heavily exposed
Other investors are likely to follow Norwegian fund’s move out of coal-based investments, due to its size as the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund
Since privatisation, the sector has descended into a fog of commercial motives and corporate mistrustThis is what political risk for shareholders in utilities can look like...
The EPA rules against allowing Exxon’s shareholders to vote on whether to stop investing in high-carbon projects, but in favor of a near-identical proposal at Chevron
Renewable energy firm has teamed up with Triodos on the investment scheme, but it isn’t covered by the FSCSInvestors looking for a green home for their cash but also a decent return are being targeted by a new £2.5m...
Joining JP Morgan, Wells Fargo and others, the Pittsburgh-based bank says it will stop financing coal companies that rely on environmentally damaging mountaintop removal for more than a quarter of their production
Shareholders ask the five largest US oil companies – Valero, Exxon Mobil, Marathon Petroleum, Phillips 66 and Chevron – to disclose the risks their operations and facilities face from rising sea levels and storm surges
Climate risk is becoming ‘synonymous with reputation risk’ as a growing fossil fuel divestment movement gains traction with investors around the world, says major European investor Axa IM
Climate risk is becoming ‘synonymous with reputation risk’ as a growing fossil fuel divestment movement gains traction with investors around the world, says major European investor Axa
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