Net Hero Podcast – Money for something – sustainable finance

I speak to Rebecca Howard from Coventry Building Society about green lending and sustainability based finance

Founder of Net Zero Insurance Alliance leaves

Swiss RE has become the fourth insurer to leave the NZIA

‘More than half of global GDP relies on nature’

The decline in nature could put $58tn at risk, a new report claims

Royal Bank of Canada crowned ‘largest fossil financier’

A report claims the bank provided $42.1bn in funding for fossil fuel projects in 2022

Japanese banks told ‘stop financing fossil fuels’

Company shareholder resolutions are being filed for a vote, led by Kiko Network and Market Forces from Australia

How can pensions enhance biodiversity?

With pension funds controlling close to $60tn of global assets, could they play a key role in turning the tide on nature investments?

South Korean pension fund to consider climate change

The country’s national pension service will take climate change into account when engaging with firms

‘Net zero could mean more taxes’

That’s the opinion of a leading economist, who claims that the 2050 target will only be possible with more public investment

‘Banks make net zero pledges but don’t give up on fossil fuels’

A new report says more hundreds of billions is still invested from GFANZ members

World Bank to boost climate lending capacity

It is considering a move away from a country-focussed lending model – which it has adopted since its creation