Standard Life, one of the City's biggest institutional investors, put executive pay back on the public agenda on Thursday when it voted against BP's remuneration report at the first major annual meeting of the season.
BP is braced for criticism from shareholders at its annual general meeting on Thursday over its executive pay regime and failure to obtain consent for dividend payments.
A new environmental campaign launches today encouraging chocolate lovers to become checkout-campaigners in their choice of Easter Eggs with the aim of halting the destruction of the world’s rainforests.
Cyprus ordered its banks to remain closed until next week as the cabinet held emergency talks on Wednesday in an effort to strike a deal with the EU or Russia to avert financial meltdown and stave off bankruptcy.
The chancellor dashed hopes in the renewable energy industry that it might figure in his talk of more public expenditure on big infrastructure projects.
Exactly two years after its north-east coast was wrecked by a deadly tsunami, Japan marked the moment that the most powerful earthquake in its recorded history triggered deadly waves that killed almost 19,000 people, while the prime minister, Shinzo Abe, promised to speed up reconstruction of flattened communities.
Barack Obama chose the head of the REI outdoor equipment stores to manage America's wide open spaces on Wednesday, in the first pick of his second-term environment team.
BP has been hit by a new $34bn (£21.
Barack Obama said more about climate change in his inauguration speech – and expressed it more forcefully – than he did at any point in the 2012 election campaign and during much of his first term.
A US intelligence portrait of the world in 2030 predicts that China will be the largest economic power, climate change will create instability by contributing to water and food shortages, and there will be a "tectonic shift" with the rise of a global middle class.