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MIL-OSI Energy: HSBC: Investors see money to be made in green portfolios

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  Blackrock, Brian Deese, Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, Daniel Klier, Divestment, Economy, Energy, English, ESG Principles, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Green Investing, HSBC, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institutional Investors, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: HSBC: Investors see money to be made in green portfolios

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg: Make money first, save the planet second. Those are the reasons for most investors to get into green finance, according to HSBC Holdings Plc. Financial returns were cited as the biggest reason to have a strategy focused on the environment, social issues and governance, known as […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Report: Divestment campaigns gaining steam

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  Arabella Advisors, Business, CEO Wayne Wachell, Climate Risk, Commodities, Divestment, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, fossil fuel divestment, Gas, Genus Capital Management, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institutional Investors, Jeremy Grantham, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Report: Divestment campaigns gaining steam

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Guardian: The funds committed to fossil fuel divestment now total more than $6tn (£4.6tn), with almost 1,000 institutional investors having made the pledge, according to a new report. The sell-off of coal, oil and gas investments is led by the insurance industry, with $3tn of funds. […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Analysis: Renewable investments have walloped oil and gas over the past five years

By   /  September 7, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Deanna Zhang, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institutional Investors, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil and Gas Investments, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Pavel Molchanov, Renewables Investment Performance, Stock Market Returns, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Analysis: Renewable investments have walloped oil and gas over the past five years

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): Renewable energy stocks have punched well above their weight over the past five years, an analysis by S&P Global Market Intelligence found, with the biggest players tripling in value in that period as oil and gas production company stocks held steady. An […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Research finds fossil fuel divestment not a drag on investment returns

By   /  August 30, 2018  /  Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, Divestment, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, fossil fuel divestment, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institutional Investors, Jeremy Grantham, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Norway, Norway Sovereign Wealth Fund, Norwegian Pension (GPFG), Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Research finds fossil fuel divestment not a drag on investment returns

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Quartz: Norway built a $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund on oil and gas revenues. Last year, however, the country’s central bank recommended that the fund divest the $35 billion worth of stocks it held in oil and gas companies like Shell, Total, BP, Chevron, and ExxonMobil. The […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Investor group targets planned GE coal plant in Kenya

By   /  July 21, 2018  /  Africa, Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, GE, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institutional Investors, Kenya, Lamu Island Coal Plant, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, U.K. Local Authority Pension Fund Forum  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Investor group targets planned GE coal plant in Kenya

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Thomson Reuters Foundation: A group of investors in U.S. conglomerate General Electric (GE) has publicly opposed its plans to buy a stake in a Kenyan coal-fired plant, claiming the project would damage the environment and undermine efforts to fight global warming. In a public letter to GE, […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Swiss Re steps away from coal insurance business

By   /  July 7, 2018  /  Allianz, Business, Climate Risk, Coal Plant Insurance, Commodities, Dai-ichi Life Insurance, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institutional Investors, Insurance, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Swiss Re  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Swiss Re steps away from coal insurance business

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Greentech Media: Swiss Re took a step forward this week in its commitment to manage carbon-related sustainability risks and support the transition to a low-carbon economy. As of Monday, the Zurich-based firm no longer provides insurance or reinsurance to businesses with more than 30 percent exposure to […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Major investor groups expand climate change target list

By   /  July 4, 2018  /  Business, Climate Action 100+, Climate Risk, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, HSBC, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institutional Investors, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Paris Agreement, Stephanie Maier  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Major investor groups expand climate change target list

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): A large group of global investors and asset managers have added 61 companies to the list of corporations they will push to take more action on climate change issues. When Climate Action 100+, which is backed by 289 investors with nearly $30 […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Commentary: Stock analysis shows fossil fuel divestment will not undercut fund performance

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Divestment, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, fossil fuel divestment, Gas, Global Economy, Grantham, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institutional Investors, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Stock Performance  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Commentary: Stock analysis shows fossil fuel divestment will not undercut fund performance

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Grantham Foundation: I have met more investment committees than I care to think about. Perhaps a couple of thousand. There is a no more conservative group on the planet than an investment committee. You could be forgiven for thinking that if you cough at an investment committee […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: U.K. pension funds given OK to divest potentially stranded fossil fuel investments

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Allianz, AXA, Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, fossil fuels, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institutional Investors, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, stranded assets, U.K., U.K. DWP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: U.K. pension funds given OK to divest potentially stranded fossil fuel investments

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Guardian: Managers of the £1.5 trillion invested in Britain’s workplace pension schemes are to be given new powers to dump shares in oil, gas and coal companies in favor of long-term investment in green and “social impact” opportunities. Government proposals published on Monday are designed to […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA update: Fund managers who acquiesce to ExxonMobil’s climate-risk denial do their investors a disservice

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  BP, Business, Calpers, CalSTRS, Ceres, Chevron Corporation, Climate Risk, Commentary, Commodities, ConocoPhillips, Darren Woods, Divestiture, Divestment, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Exploitation, Exploration, ExxonMobil, Gas, Glass Lewis, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institutional Investors, ISS, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, New York, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Newsletter Daily, Oil, Oil industry, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, PRI, Royal Dutch Shell, Total  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA update: Fund managers who acquiesce to ExxonMobil’s climate-risk denial do their investors a disservice

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis New York state comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli drops the ball It was a failure of epic proportions when, after demanding but not getting action last year, most shareholders voted to re-elect ExxonMobil’s board of directors on May 30, abdicating their duty to hold the company to account. […]

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