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UK urged to act on 2050 zero emissions target advice – IPE
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07/05/2019

UK urged to act on 2050 zero emissions target advice – IPE

The UK government should adopt and back up with policies a recommendation from its official advisers to set a new target to reduce UK greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050, according to investors. Read full article here.

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Fund managers want shift in business models of oil companies – The Actuary
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07/05/2019

Fund managers want shift in business models of oil companies – The Actuary

Oil companies will not remain attractive investments unless they adopt business models that support the climate goals of the Paris Agreement, a survey of 39 fund managers with $10trn (£7.8trn) of assets under management has found. Read full article here.

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Finding a clean option – Evening Standard
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07/05/2019

Finding a clean option – Evening Standard

You know you are in trouble when the investment community are paddling the same canoe as a bunch of protesters who snarl up traffic and stop people getting to work. Read full article here.

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Plans for Oil and Gas Investments Look Risky – DeSmog
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05/05/2019

Plans for Oil and Gas Investments Look Risky – DeSmog

As the time left to avoid climate catastrophe counts down, the U.S. oil and gas industry is making a massive bet on exporting its products to the rest of the world for the next several decades — a sure recipe for blowing past the 1.5°C (2.7°F) increase in temperatures scientists say would avoid the worst effects…

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UKSIF calls for zero emissions – Funds Europe
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02/05/2019

UKSIF calls for zero emissions – Funds Europe

The UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) has urged the UK government to publish a green finance plan to help reduce emissions to net zero. Read full article here.  

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Fund managers urge oil firms to align with Paris Agreement – Business Green
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01/05/2019

Fund managers urge oil firms to align with Paris Agreement – Business Green

Oil companies will cease to be attractive investments unless they quickly adopt low carbon business models that support the Paris Agreement’s climate targets, new findings from a major survey of 39 fund managers responsible for $10.2 trillion of assets worldwide suggest. Read full article here.

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Oil and Gas Path – Funds Uncertain – Investors Chronicle
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30/04/2019

Oil and Gas Path – Funds Uncertain – Investors Chronicle

The results of a new fund manager survey on oil and gas producers show there is increasing momentum for more climate-friendly investment but uncertainty about how to bring slow starters up to speed. Read full article here.

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Oil Companies Need To Go Green To Remain Attractive To Investors – City A.M.
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29/04/2019

Oil Companies Need To Go Green To Remain Attractive To Investors – City A.M.

A survey of fund managers responsible for $10 trillion (£7.7 trillion) of assets by the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) found 86 per cent wanted oil companies to align their businesses with the Paris Agreement’s goals on global warming. Read full article here.

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The Writing Is On The Wall For Oil Firms – The Times
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29/04/2019

The Writing Is On The Wall For Oil Firms – The Times

Several big fund managers believe that oil companies should shut themselves down because soon they will become impossible to invest in as the world switches to renewable energy. Read full article here.

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Few Funds Adopt Climate Goals – Financial Times
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29/04/2019

Few Funds Adopt Climate Goals – Financial Times

Industry is tough on oil groups, but few funds are adopting climate goals. Read full article here.

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