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Does it pay to protect nature? A new study weighs in

09 Jul 2020

LONDON With Earth's wildlife now facing an extinction crisis, a group of economists and scientists is hoping to persuade governments that it pays to protect nature. | Video

Eyes in the sky: Investors reach for new tools to gauge climate change risk

03 Jul 2020

LONDON In the twilight years of past civilisations, astrologers would scour the heavens for signs of impending calamity. In an era where climate change is eroding age-old certainties, a new cast of characters is searching for answers in the sky.

The heat's on Corporate America to reveal racial diversity data

03 Jul 2020

BOSTON/LONDON American companies are coming under increasing pressure from investors to publicly disclose information about diversity among employees in the wake of nationwide protests against racial discrimination.

Precious metals, biotech among second-quarter fund winners as markets rebounded

30 Jun 2020

NEW YORK/LONDON Funds that rode the market's rally to generate the highest second-quarter returns included those invested in assets such as mining stocks, energy and technology.

Standard Life Aberdeen picks ex-Citi executive as CEO

30 Jun 2020

LONDON Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) Chief Executive Keith Skeoch will step down after five years at the helm and former Citi executive Stephen Bird will replace him, the British asset manager said on Tuesday.

UK Export Finance set to back Total's $20 billion Mozambique LNG project - source

26 Jun 2020

JOHANNESBURG/LONDON Britain's export credit agency UK Export Finance (UKEF) is set to back a $20 billion (£16 billion) liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Friday.

UK Export Finance set to back Total's $20 bln Mozambique LNG project - source

26 Jun 2020

JOHANNESBURG/LONDON, June 26 Britain's export credit agency UK Export Finance (UKEF) is set to back a $20 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Friday.

Investors urge EU to beef up firms' environmental, social reporting rules

24 Jun 2020

LONDON A group of investors, finance industry groups and other stakeholders are calling on the European Union to beef up "non-financial" reporting requirements for companies, such as their impact on the environment.

Wirecard 'disaster' piles on pressure for corporate reform in Germany

23 Jun 2020

FRANKFURT/LONDON Wirecard's fall from grace prompted calls for an overhaul of Germany's system of corporate oversight on Tuesday, as the fraud scandal threatened to further undermine the country's once-prized reputation for integrity. | Video

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