Fidelity Launches Five ESG Mutual Funds and ETFs Focused on Environment, Climate Change, Gender Diversity & Sustainability

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fidelity Investments® today expands its sustainable investing lineup with five new actively managed Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) funds – two equity mutual funds, one bond mutual fund and two equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) – available June 17, 2021. With the addition of these new funds, Fidelity will offerContinue Reading

Oil, the environment and climate change

It is not often that well-resourced and politically powerful companies such as ExxonMobil and Shell suffer historic defeats. However, last month, in different ways, both oil majors saw activist shareholders and environmentalists cause them and the international energy sector, to have to think hard about what the future holds forContinue Reading

Analysis: With Trump gone, NATO wages war on climate threat

If the U.S. military were a nation state, it would be the world’s 47th largest emitter of planet-warming greenhouse gases, a 2019 study found. Though the British universities of Lancaster and Durham took account only of emissions from fuel usage in their study, it pointed to the huge impact thatContinue Reading

an infographic with statistics about the ocean on it

Seaweed plays a crucial role in the ocean’s ability to absorb greenhouse gases. Seaweed is better at absorbing CO2 emissions than trees are. Seaweed is considered a high-value source of protein for humans and livestock. We’re all familiar with the role forests play when it comes to providing a sustainableContinue Reading