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Green investment funds pushing money into fossil fuel firms, research finds

By Phillip Inman 05/02/23
Investment funds branded as green or socially responsible are being used by some of the world’s largest asset managers to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in fossil fuel companies, according to a report. The…
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Why seniors are blocking entrances to the four largest U.S. banks

By Maxine Joselow and Vanessa Montalbano 03/21/23
Climate activists on Tuesday will protest four banks — Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Citibank and Wells Fargo — that help finance the fossil fuel industry....
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The world is finally cracking down on ‘greenwashing’

By Emma Marris 03/01/23
Let’s say you want to buy a T-shirt and you want your investment to be as environmentally sustainable as possible—after all, clothing production generates 8 to 10 percent of global carbon emissions. How should you…
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‘Recession resilient’ climate start-ups shine in tech downturn

By Erin Griffith 01/30/23
Tech workers and investors are flocking to start-ups that aim to combat climate change.
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Clean energy sets $1.1 trillion record that’s bound to be broken

By Nathaniel Bullard 01/26/23
It was a banner year for money spent on solar and wind projects, EVs and more in 2022. The way things are going, that level of investment will quickly be eclipsed.
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Patagonia: Billionaire boss gives fashion firm away to fight climate change

By Daniel Thomas and Noor Nanji 09/15/22
The billionaire founder of the outdoor fashion brand Patagonia has given away his company to a charitable trust. Yvon Chouinard said any profit not reinvested in running the business would go to fighting climate change.…
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Bill Gates vows to drop off world’s rich list

By Daniel Thomas 07/14/22
Billionaire Bill Gates has pledged again to give his wealth away, adding that he will eventually "drop off" the world's rich list. It came as the Microsoft co-founder announced he would make a $20bn (£17bn)…
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