India plans new law to protect foreign investment

WNM | Jan 16, 2020 at 11:16 AM

India is planning a new law to safeguard foreign investment by speeding up dispute resolution, aiming to attract more capital from overseas to boost stuttering domestic growth.

UBS: Restrictions on fossil fuel investment to reach net zero

WNM | Jan 15, 2020 at 7:35 AM

Investment bank UBS concludes that to reach net zero, the world may start to impose restrictions on new fossil fuel investment. Not complete restrictions and not overnight, but enough to reduce cumulative fossil capex by about $10 trillion from now to 2050, or about 2/3 of what we would expect to invest at the current run rate.

BlackRock to focus on sustainable investing

WNM | Jan 15, 2020 at 12:07 AM

BlackRock, the world’s largest fund manager with $7tn in assets, in a letter sent to clients announced that sustainability should be its “new standard for investing”: