East Capital to Axe ESG Fund

Swedish asset manager East Capital, which specialises in emerging and frontier markets and manages around €2.9 billion ($3.3 billion) in public and...

Allianz GI Launches Climate Transition Fund

Allianz Global Investors (Allianz GI) has further expanded its ESG offering with the launch on February 19 of the Climate Transition Fund.

Swedish Pension Funds to Cut Vale After Brazil Dam Collapse

The Council of Ethics for the Swedish National Pension Funds has issued a recommendation to exclude Brazilian mining firm Vale, citing two...

Price Tag for Sustainable Infrastructure Spending in Developing Countries is 4.5% of GDP –...

A new World Bank report entitled 'Beyond the Gap' has found that investments of 4.5% of GDP will enable developing economies to...

KEB Hana Bank Boosts South Korea’s Growing Green Credentials with $600 million Sustainable Bond

South Korea's KEB Hana Bank (KHB) in January closed a $600 million, dual-tranche sustainability bond at zero new issue premium, reported Global...

Madrid Government Issues First Sustainable Bond of 2019

The Madrid regional government has issued a new benchmark sustainable bond worth €1.25 billion ($1.41 billion), according to Investment Europe.

Fintech Platform Aura Closes $45 million Social Bond

US-based fintech platform Aura, formerly known as INSIKT, on February 7 closed a $45 million private social bond issuance led by WebBank,...

Hawaii Considers Bonds for Desalination Plants

Legislators are considering a bill to authorise the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to build and operate solar-powered saltwater desalination plants...

Bank of Baroda Partners with KfW Development Bank for Solar Projects

India's Bank of Baroda has tied up with Germany’s KfW Development Bank to provide $113 million in funding to refinance solar projects...

Yellow Door Energy Raises $65 million to Scale Solar Investments

UAE-based solar developer Yellow Door Energy in January raised $65 million in Series A financing from a consortium of investors in order...

SolarAfrica Targets $35 million in Financed Solar Solutions

Solar financing specialist SolarAfrica has partnered with South African investment management company Inspired Evolution to create a ZAR100 million ($7.2 million) equity...

Cubico Raises Financing for Renewable Projects in Portugal

Cubico Sustainable Investments has raised €85 million ($96.3 million) in debt for the financing of 29.4 MW renewable projects in Portugal, the...

US Government Finances Solar Energy Transformation Fund

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the US Government’s development finance institution, has provided initial financing to SunFunder’s $85 million Solar Energy...

BlackRock Expands ESG Strategy with Changes to Three Funds

BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, has updated three of its funds to reflect its wider commitment to ESG strategies.

MSCI Reports Positive Growth on the Back of Strong ESG Subscriptions

In its 2018 earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018, held on January 31, 2109, global index provider MSCI reported...

Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Posts 31% Revenue Growth for 2018

Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure, a capital and services provider focused on sustainable infrastructure markets that reduce climate changing greenhouse gas emissions, saw...

IHS Markit Brings ESG Reporting to Private Capital Markets

London-based information provider IHS Markit has launched a new ESG data collection and reporting solution for private equity and venture capital firms,...


23rd March 2019
S&P500 ESR 2,930.20 ↓ –0.11%

Mike Amey to Retire as Pimco Head of ESG

Mike Amey, Head of Sterling Portfolio Management and ESG Strategies for Pimco, based in its London office, is to retire. Scott Mather, CIO of US Core Strategies and...


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