Reports

Browse a selection of our reports below which are focused on the media, investors civil society groups and policy makers. The reports draw heavily on our FinanceMap and related data platforms operated by the InfluenceMap group and attempt to tell data-driven narratives around the climate- performance of the financial sector.

Climate Funds:
Are They Paris Aligned?

August, 2021

This research assesses 723 equity funds specifically marketed using ESG- and climate-related key words, with over US$330 billion in total net assets. It does so on the basis of two climate criteria (portfolio Paris Agreement alignment and fossil fuel intensity) likely to be of primary interest to investors in funds marketed in this manner.

Asset Managers and Climate Change 2021

January, 2021

FinanceMap's Asset Managers and Climate Change for 2021 looks at the sector's performance on portfolios, stewardship (engagement), and shareholder resolutions.

Lobbying on the EU Taxonomy's Green Criteria

December, 2020

Intensive lobbying throughout 2020 from ‘real economy’ sectors has extracted significant concessions from the European Commission on its EU Sustainable Finance taxonomy.

Is the Fed Being Sector Neutral?

Updated September 24 2020

The research finds that the only sector where the Fed is consistently overweight on all three indicators (debt outstanding, equity values and employment) is the GISC Energy sector which contains oil/gas and coal value chain companies exclusively.

Necessary Intervention or Excessive Risk?

June 23rd, 2020

This research finds this intervention represents support of parts of the economy which may have been in secular decline prior to the pandemic, most noteably the fossil fuel energy sector.

Corporate Lobbying on the EU's Ecolabel

April 20th 2020

New analysis from InfluenceMap has tracked significant lobbying on the EU Ecolabel since late 2018, as part of a wider ongoing research process covering the EU’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan and how the corporate sector is influencing the process.

The EU's Sustainable Finance Taxonomy

December 2019

An analysis of how business has sought to influence this key EU policy

Asset Managers and Climate Change

November 2019

How the sector performs on portfolios, engagement and resolutions

Climate Funds and Fossil Fuels

September 2019

The report identifies 118 climate-themed funds with an aggregate AUM of US$18Bn and examines the presence of fossil fuel reserves owned by the companies held by these funds.

Who Owns the World's Coal

May 2017

This report tracks the links between the coal reserves, operating coal companies and shareholders who own these companies, showing roughly $185bn in shareholder value associated with 117 listed thermal coal producers/owners.