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[$$] BNP Paribas Fund Arm to Limit Coal Investment

, will stop investing in companies that derive more than 10% of their revenue from mining thermal coal or account for more than 1% of total global coal production, it said Thursday. BNP Paribas Asset Management said the measure will apply to all its actively managed open-ended funds and will become the default policy for other accounts it runs on behalf of institutional investors. Power generators with carbon intensity above the 2017 global average of 491 grams of carbon dioxide per kilowatt hour of electricity generated will also be excluded from portfolios, the asset manager said.