Keep it in the ground: How fossil fuel risk remains deeply embedded in global stock markets

Carbon Tracker analysis finds global stock markets are still carrying three times more carbon reserves than can be burned for the world to stay on a 1.5C pathway Global stock markets are sitting on vast stranded asset risks, as they hold investments in three times more coal, oil and gas reserves than can be burned … Read more

Report: EU plastics sector facing €678bn stranded asset risk due to ‘unsustainable’ business model

The European plastics industry is “on the precipice” of stranded asset risk due to an unsustainable business model that is putting €678bn investor capital under threat, unless it rapidly shifts gear towards a more circular plastics system based on reuse, recycling and waste reduction . That is the conclusion of fresh research released today by … Read more

HSBC AM's 'head of irresponsible investment' condemned over climate speech

Experts slam ‘totally bizarre’ analysis that rejected the idea investors should worry about climate risks A presentation given by Stuart Kirk, global head of responsible investing at HSBC Asset Management, has been called into question by figures across the industry. In the speech, Kirk questioned whether the impacts of climate change mattered and bemoaned the … Read more