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The UK’s top listed firms must disclose how their business is affected by climate change using globally-agreed guidance or explain

March 6, 2020
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Jupiter Asset Management has backed a landmark shareholder resolution calling on Barclays to stop financing fossil fuel producers that are

March 3, 2020
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Greenpeace activists have targeted almost 100 Barclays bank branches this morning in protest over the bank’s financing of fossil fuel

March 2, 2020
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Outgoing Bank of England governor Mark Carney has demanded the City answer “calls to action” on climate change and help

February 27, 2020
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Investors cranked up the pressure on British companies last year, with a quarter of firms on the FTSE All-Share hit

February 20, 2020
Traditionally, ESG investing has meant shunning oil and gas stocks for renewable energy

“Climate change has become a defining factor in companies’ long-term prospects,” wrote Larry Fink, chief executive of Blackrock, in his

February 12, 2020
Global emissions related to energy production stopped growing in 2019, raising hopes that a "definitive peak" in total greenhouse gas emissions may have been reached.

Global emissions related to energy production stopped growing in 2019, raising hopes that a “definitive peak” in total greenhouse gas

February 11, 2020
Barclays and Santander cut pensions for bosses

Barclays is facing increased pressure over its financing of fossil fuel producers, as it emerged that a second influential shareholder

February 5, 2020
Boris Johnson Attends First PMQs After Christmas Recess

Michael Gove has failed to say how much it will cost the government to build charging points to support the

February 4, 2020
COP26: Government meets with mixed reaction as it brings forward electric car target

The government’s decision to bring forward the ban on petrol, diesel and hybrid cars to 2035 has drawn mixed reactions

February 4, 2020
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Many chairs of public companies in the UK believe they would be “better off” at private firms given the regulatory

January 29, 2020
Davos 2020: What is the World Economic Forum and what's up for discussion?

Last week’s Davos carnival was an orgy of virtue signalling. A group of senior executives flew in on private jets

January 29, 2020

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