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‘Behind The Curve’ On Climate Risk

A handful of listed businesses are showing all the signs of being well ‘behind the curve’ when it comes to their response to investor and stakeholder concerns on issues surrounding sustainability and climate change. Forbes Contributor Dina Medland covers Fossil Free Indexes' release of The Carbon Underground 2015 in advance of Global Divestment Day. Read the full article here.

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Largest 200 Fossil Fuel Companies Continue to Expand Their Reserves Despite Glut, According to Fossil Free Indexes

NEW YORK – Fossil Free Indexes (FFI) today released a report showing that oil, gas, and coal companies have expanded their reported reserves in the last year, even though 80% of existing reserves cannot be used in order to avert the most damaging effects of climate change, according to IPCC models. FFI’s report, The Carbon Underground 2015: The World’s Top 200 Public Companies Ranked by the Carbon Content of their Fossil Fuel Reserves,...

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Fossil Free Indexes Expands its Executive Team

Fossil Free Indexes (FFI), a New York-based provider of benchmarks, tools, and research that support carbon-responsible investing, announced the expansion of its management team today. The firm added two new members: Chris Ito, a financial services executive with previous successes in launching and growing a variety of businesses and with hands-on investment management experience, joins Fossil Free Indexes as Chief Operations Officer. Jag...

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Press Release: Tar Sands Companies Increase Potential Carbon Emissions by Five Times Within a Decade, According to Fossil Free Indexes’ New Research

NEW YORK – The top 20 public tar sands companies ranked by the carbon emissions embedded in their tar sands reserves have increased their potential climate-changing carbon dioxide emissions by more than five times within a decade, according to Fossil Free Indexes (FFI), a New York-based research company focusing on environmentally sustainable index and investment solutions. This finding is derived from FFI’s Carbon Underground Tar Sands 20,...

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Why It’s Hard to Divest From Fossil Fuels (Even If You Want To)

The focus of the divestment movement is on reserve ownership, because most of that has to stay in the ground. Money Magazine's Pat Regnier, reviewing fossil free mutual fund investment options, cites FFI's Carbon Underground 200 and quotes CEO Stuart Braman. Read the full article here.

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