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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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