Nearly Half Of World’s Biggest Investors Are Ignoring Climate Risk Completely

Nearly half of the world’s 500 biggest investors are ignoring climate risks completely, according to a new report from the Asset Owners Disclosure Project. According to the fourth edition of the Asset Owners Disclosure Project’s (AODP) Global Climate 500 Index (PDF), published late last month, 246 of the world’s 500 biggest investors, accounting … [continued]

New INDC Analysis: The Climate Moment

A new joint release of Dual Citizen LLC and KnowlEdge Srl, The Climate Moment,  presents an extremely comprehensive comparison of climate promises submitted to the United Nations (INDCs) from 12 key countries. The study, released last week, also collates their broader impacts. It anticipates new energy markets, investment risks and opportunities, … [continued]

Thirteen UK Investors Implore UK Chancellor To Support Renewable Energy Investment

A group of thirteen investors have written to the UK Chancellor, highlighting their concerns over the future of renewable energy investment. The letter, signed by thirteen high-profile UK investors, was coordinated by the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF), “to highlight investor concerns over recent policy announcements relating to investment … [continued]

71% Of Investors Are Interested In Sustainable Investing

Individual investors are looking for ways to make investing more sustainable, according to a new survey conducted by the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing, but many don’t see sustainable investing as cooperative with financial gains. These were the key findings from the Sustainable Signals: The Individual Investor Perspective report, published … [continued]

Cleantech Open Honors Innovators At 5th Midwest Summit

The Cleantech Open, a 501(c)(3) nongovernmental organization, catalyzes global cleantech. It runs a rigorous one-of-a-kind accelerator program for start-up cleantech companies over a period of five months per year. Rooted in the efforts of volunteers (many of whom are top professionals in their fields), the organization has fostered over 900 emerging businesses … [continued]