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What’s Really Behind Corporate Promises on Climate Change?

There has been some progress by companies that have rigorous targets. In a report last month, Science Based Targets, which was started by the environmental groups and hundreds of businesses brought together by the United Nations, said the 338 large…

BlackRock’s Larry Fink Sets a Bolder Climate Goal in Annual Letter

He also said that the firm planned to publish “a temperature alignment metric for our public equity and bond funds, where sufficient data is available” and that it would start new products “with explicit temperature alignment goals, including products aligned…

Home Solar Is Growing, but Big Installers Are Still Losing Money

The home solar business is growing fast as thousands of homeowners install panels on their roofs to save money. Yet the biggest companies that install and finance home solar systems are reporting hundreds of millions of dollars in losses. Those…

‘Is Exxon a Survivor?’ The Oil Giant Is at a Crossroads.

HOUSTON — Over the last 135 years, Exxon Mobil has survived hostile governments, ill-fated investments and the catastrophic Exxon Valdez oil spill. Through it all, the oil company made bundles of money. But suddenly Exxon is slipping badly, its long…

New York’s $226 Billion Pension Fund Is Dropping Fossil Fuel Stocks

The plan could free up billions of dollars for potential investment in renewable energy and carbon-neutral industries; Mr. DiNapoli said it could help the fund meet its goal of increasing its investments in “climate solutions” from $11 billion to $20…

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New York’s $226 Billion Pension Fund Is Dropping Fossil Fuel Stocks

The plan could free up billions of dollars for potential investment in renewable energy and carbon-neutral industries; Mr. DiNapoli said it could help the fund meet its goal of increasing its investments in “climate solutions” from $11 billion to $20…