Pioneer Natural CEO calls on investors to divest in companies with high flaring

HOUSTON (Reuters) – The chief executive of Pioneer Natural Resources, Scott Sheffield, on Thursday called on energy investors to sell shares or pull funding from companies that have rates... Read more »

YOUR MONEY: What it means to invest with a gender lens

NEW YORK (Reuters) – When clients tell financial adviser Catherine Valega that they want to invest their money in women, they are not always clear what they mean. FILE... Read more »

Model Arizona Muse urges fashion industry to change in climate fight

LONDON (Reuters) – Model Arizona Muse urged the fashion industry to become more environmentally sustainable and use its power to help combat climate change, as she joined forces with... Read more »

Plant a trillion trees: U.S. Republicans offer fossil fuel-friendly climate fix

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican lawmakers on Wednesday proposed legislation setting a goal for the United States to plant a trillion trees by 2050 to fight global warming, a plan... Read more »

YOUR MONEY: Family offices lead the way on impact investing

NEW YORK (Reuters) – When former investment manager Ron Cordes started a charitable foundation in 2007, he got frustrated because he could only “do good” when he was actively... Read more »

‘Joker’ star Phoenix takes aim at climate apathy with film about dying Earth

LONDON (Reuters) – Oscar favourite Joaquin Phoenix stars as a medic battling to save a dying planet Earth in a film launched on Thursday, the first in a series... Read more »

Iowa’s anger over Trump’s ethanol policy gives Democrats opening

NEW YORK (Reuters) – In a speech last month to farmers in Texas, President Donald Trump won applause as he talked up recent U.S. trade agreements. When he tried... Read more »

Top U.S. fund firms split over new limits on shareholder votes

BOSTON (Reuters) – Pending U.S. securities rules that would limit shareholder proposals have divided passive and active U.S. fund firms as some take a harder line on issues like... Read more »

New York State pension fund puts 27 coal companies under review

BOSTON (Reuters) – New York state’s top pension fund official said it was reviewing whether to divest from 27 coal companies and could make decisions on $98 million in... Read more »

Tesla’s Musk seeks to allay water concerns at factory site after protests

FILE PHOTO: SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk gestures during a conversation with legendary game designer Todd Howard (not pictured) at the E3 gaming convention in Los Angeles,... Read more »