Ethical & Sustainable Investing

Risk-Rating GHG Emissions Offsets based on Climate Requirements

To keep global warming below Paris Agreement levels of 1.5-2.0°C, greenhouse gas emissions need to be net-zero. As absolute emissions…

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Fifty shades of hydrogen

Hydrogen is seen as key in supporting the transition to a low carbon or net-zero emissions future. It does not…

Water Insecurity and Climate Risk: Investment Impact of Floods and Droughts

Concerns about water security often inform climate risk-related decisions made by environmentally focused investors. Yet share prices do not always reflect potential liabilities for damage caused by extreme flood and drought events linked to global warming.

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A moral approach to climate-friendly investing

Climate remains a significant theme in ethical and sustainable investing. Global warming may be the greatest threat that humanity, and…

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A Dirty Business: investing in a new coal mine is not a sustainable investment

Environmental groups are opposing plans for a new coal mine at Whitehaven, Cumbria. The mine was initially approved by Cumbria…

The climate questions advisers should be asking fund houses

CISI member and P1 Investment Management head of research and ethical investing Quintin Rayer explains how advisers can select climate-friendly…

It it Moral to use Taxes to support Fossil Fuels?

In this short article by Dr Quintin Rayer, P1’s Head of research and ethical investing, begins summarising the moral argument…

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Climate investment risk: floods and droughts

Investors may feel that extreme flood and drought events linked to global warming present risks that may not be reflected…

Ethical Investing: Corporate climate polluters must pay for damage

The world’s big oil and mining companies emit vast amounts of climate-changing greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. By extension, the…

Fossil Fuels: Divest or Engage?

Many investors are acutely aware of the risks from global warming including…