Pensions: (Climate) change is coming

There is a growing consensus that climate change represents a material financial risk to investments. Pension funds must act on this.

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Pensions: (Climate) change is coming

There is a growing consensus that climate change represents a material financial risk to investments. Pension funds must act on this.

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Is investor-state dispute settlement legal? A plea for EU judges to check

Investor-state dispute settlement lets companies take EU governments to court over laws put in place to protect people. EU judges must check whether this is legal.

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Is investor-state dispute settlement legal? A plea for EU judges to check

Investor-state dispute settlement lets companies take EU governments to court over laws put in place to protect people. EU judges must check whether this is legal.

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Transatlantic trade negotiations – a step forward in transparency?

Transparency has been a major issue in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations. This week, there have been two major developments. Find out more…

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Transatlantic trade negotiations – a step forward in transparency?

Transparency has been a major issue in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations. This week, there have been two major developments. Find out more…

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Can the London Stock Exchange help stop climate change?

Last month, the London Stock Exchange (LSE) joined the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative. Will it help fight climate change?

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Can the London Stock Exchange help stop climate change?

Last month, the London Stock Exchange (LSE) joined the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative. Will it help fight climate change?

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General Block Exemption Regulation leaves too much room for interpretation

Many passages of the GBER allow for contradictory interpretations. In several places the leaked draft does not prohibit aid measures that can have a negative impact on important issues like the achievement of energy efficiency and food security.

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General Block Exemption Regulation leaves too much room for interpretation

Many passages of the GBER allow for contradictory interpretations. In several places the leaked draft does not prohibit aid measures that can have a negative impact on important issues like the achievement of energy efficiency and food security.

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Business can’t ignore climate change risks

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have released of the latest installment of their report, which shows business can no longer ignore the risks of climate change in their reporting and decision making.

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Business can’t ignore climate change risks

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have released of the latest installment of their report, which shows business can no longer ignore the risks of climate change in their reporting and decision making.

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Five cheats for plastic-free pampering

Plastic-free beauty – how do you take the plastic out of pampering?

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Five cheats for plastic-free pampering

Plastic-free beauty – how do you take the plastic out of pampering?

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Raising Requirements for Fishy Information

The CMO is a part of the EU Common Fisheries Policy reform package and aspires ‘to find the right balance between supply and demand in the interests of European fishers and consumers’.

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Raising Requirements for Fishy Information

The CMO is a part of the EU Common Fisheries Policy reform package and aspires ‘to find the right balance between supply and demand in the interests of European fishers and consumers’.

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From discussion in Doha to stalemate in Warsaw?

Poland is set to host next year’s climate talks – will host countries will controversial climate records become the norm for climate change conferences?

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From discussion in Doha to stalemate in Warsaw?

Poland is set to host next year’s climate talks – will host countries will controversial climate records become the norm for climate change conferences?

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Economic recession, declining resources – time for a rethink?

I sometimes feel that the issue of the environment is discussed from the wrong angle.

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Economic recession, declining resources – time for a rethink?

I sometimes feel that the issue of the environment is discussed from the wrong angle.

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Reaping the benefits from the new EU fisheries policy

The reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is in the final phase. The Commission and the Council of Ministers have given their opinion in the “General Approach” and it is now up to the European Parliament to speak its piece.

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Reaping the benefits from the new EU fisheries policy

The reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is in the final phase. The Commission and the Council of Ministers have given their opinion in the “General Approach” and it is now up to the European Parliament to speak its piece.

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No fishing for up to 5 years?

A report released today suggests that fishing should cease for half a decade. What? No Friday Fries for five years?

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No fishing for up to 5 years?

A report released today suggests that fishing should cease for half a decade. What? No Friday Fries for five years?

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BP and Bigger Pictures

Deepwater Horizon has spelled out in no uncertain terms the risks that extractive companies take with the environment and people’s lives on a daily basis, and the impunity with which they are used to doing so.

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BP and Bigger Pictures

Deepwater Horizon has spelled out in no uncertain terms the risks that extractive companies take with the environment and people’s lives on a daily basis, and the impunity with which they are used to doing so.

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Deepwater disaster hits BP’s pocket hard

The Deepwater Horizon disaster has been, and will continue to be, an environmental catastrophe of epic proportions. But it is also a disaster for BP’s business.

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Deepwater disaster hits BP’s pocket hard

The Deepwater Horizon disaster has been, and will continue to be, an environmental catastrophe of epic proportions. But it is also a disaster for BP’s business.

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Afterlife – A film by Matthew Appleton and Denzil Armour-Brown

Take a look at ‘Afterlife’, a video by Denzil Armour-Brown and Matthew Appleton investigating the impact of electronic waste on the communities of China and India.

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Afterlife – A film by Matthew Appleton and Denzil Armour-Brown

Take a look at ‘Afterlife’, a video by Denzil Armour-Brown and Matthew Appleton investigating the impact of electronic waste on the communities of China and India.

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AGM season

Right now we’re in the middle of what is often called the UK’s ‘AGM season’ – the spring months in which many of the largest multinational companies in the world hold their Annual General Meetings here in London.

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AGM season

Right now we’re in the middle of what is often called the UK’s ‘AGM season’ – the spring months in which many of the largest multinational companies in the world hold their Annual General Meetings here in London.

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The UK’s new bank: what shade of green and how much investment?

Enthusiasm for Chancellor Darling’s green investment bank scheme needs to be tempered with caution if it is to avoid the pitfalls of its forebears.

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The UK’s new bank: what shade of green and how much investment?

Enthusiasm for Chancellor Darling’s green investment bank scheme needs to be tempered with caution if it is to avoid the pitfalls of its forebears.

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A brave new European World Bank?

Although the EIB already lends more annually than the World Bank (€79 billion in 2009), it lends only a small proportion of this, approximately 10%, outside Europe.

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A brave new European World Bank?

Although the EIB already lends more annually than the World Bank (€79 billion in 2009), it lends only a small proportion of this, approximately 10%, outside Europe.

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Vedanta follow-up: New Amnesty International report slams UK company’s impacts in India

Amnesty International yesterday released a major new report on the human and environmental impacts of Vedanta Resources’ alumina refinery in Orissa, India.

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Vedanta follow-up: New Amnesty International report slams UK company’s impacts in India

Amnesty International yesterday released a major new report on the human and environmental impacts of Vedanta Resources’ alumina refinery in Orissa, India.

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Vedanta Resources cut from Church investments over human rights concerns

In recent years Vedanta has been the subject of ongoing criticism on account of its operations and plans in Orissa, India.

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Vedanta Resources cut from Church investments over human rights concerns

In recent years Vedanta has been the subject of ongoing criticism on account of its operations and plans in Orissa, India.

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Tarred with the same brush – is blackwashing a temptation green groups should resist?

A new report claims that those shouting ‘greenwash’ might need to get their own house in order.

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Tarred with the same brush – is blackwashing a temptation green groups should resist?

A new report claims that those shouting ‘greenwash’ might need to get their own house in order.

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Tar sands: a sticky situation for Shell

Royal Dutch Shell will face scrutiny on its controversial investments in the Canadian tar sands at its next Annual General Meeting.

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Tar sands: a sticky situation for Shell

Royal Dutch Shell will face scrutiny on its controversial investments in the Canadian tar sands at its next Annual General Meeting.

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