‘Five years after the Paris agreement was signed, it continues to pour billions into the coal sector’
Japan to balance offshore wind with ‘clean coal’
As domestic business lobbies push for renewable energy
Mizuho bows to pressure over its coal financing
Japanese bank was hit with climate resolution by environmental non-profit organisation
Japanese and European banks top coal lenders list
Mizuho, Mitsubishi UFJ Finanial Group, Citigroup and BNP Paribas lead financiers
Candriam bans ‘controversial’ stocks across all assets
Exclusion will include thermal coal, tobacco, chemical, biological and white phosphorus weapons.
Generali to invest €3.5bn into ‘green’ sectors
Italy’s Generali Group is to increase investments in “green” sectors by €3.5bn by 2020, mainly by ploughing money into bonds that finance environmentally beneficial projects and investing directly in cleaner infrastructure.