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  1. Wind energy boom helps boost revenue at Danish firm
    Wind energy boom helps boost revenue at Danish firm 15 Aug 2018

    Leading Danish wind developer Vestas has posted revenue of 2.2 billion euros in the second quarter of 2018.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  2. Sustainable investments outperform the market, study shows
    Sustainable investments outperform the market, study shows 14 Aug 2018

    New research has found that companies which invest on the basis of environmental concerns often receive higher returns.

    Worldwide,Finance
  3. UK pension funds could face legal action over climate risk
    UK pension funds could face legal action over climate risk 13 Aug 2018

    Some of the UK’s largest pension funds are in danger of legal action over the risks posed by climate change

    Europe,Finance
  4. Insurance firms failing to disclose climate risks, says ClientEarth
    Insurance firms failing to disclose climate risks, says ClientEarth 7 Aug 2018

    ClientEarth has reported a number of UK insurance firms to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  5. Ireland will raise carbon tax to tackle climate change
    Ireland will raise carbon tax to tackle climate change 6 Aug 2018

    The Irish Government is planning to increase the country’s carbon tax in a bid to meet its climate change goals.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  6. Lloyd’s Bank to ditch financing new coal plants
    Lloyd’s Bank to ditch financing new coal plants 3 Aug 2018

    The Lloyd’s Banking Group has announced a new policy to stop funding coal-related projects.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  7. Royal College of GPs to divest from fossil fuels
    Royal College of GPs to divest from fossil fuels 1 Aug 2018

    The UK’s professional body for GPs is to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  8. UK flood defences to receive a £40m boost
    UK flood defences to receive a £40m boost 23 Jul 2018

    A fresh injection of cash from central government will improve the UK’s resilience to extreme weather events.

    Europe,Finance,Policy
  9. World Bank sets $20 billion record for climate financing
    World Bank sets $20 billion record for climate financing 20 Jul 2018

    The World Bank is spending more money than ever on combatting climate change.

    Worldwide,Finance
  10. Liverpool aiming to become world’s first ‘climate positive’ city
    Liverpool aiming to become world’s first ‘climate positive’ city 19 Jul 2018

    Liverpool City Council has signed a new agreement with the Poseidon Foundation to help offset its carbon emissions.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction

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