We are seeing a fundamental shift in the thought processes of a number of private equity players regarding "impact", argues Martin Calderbank
The owners of trillions of assets have made net-zero commitments - but what do they actually mean, asks Thomas Cox
Transparency of the outcomes of engagement with companies on their biodiversity impact will be key to ensuring the burgeoning Nature Action 100 improves on its climate counterpart, Peter van der Werf tells Michael Hurley
Sustainability is increasingly on the agenda for the food and agriculture sector, opening opportunities for sustainable finance. Mark Nicholls reports
Qontigo interviews PGGM, a subscriber of the Sustainable Developments investments Asset Owner Platform (SDI AOP) data, to see how they use it to meet their goal of providing "pensions with purpose."
Manuela Sperandeo, BlackRock's Head of Sustainable Indexing for EMEA, and Rodolphe Bocquet, Qontigo's Global Head of Sustainable Investment, discuss the current landscape for sustainable investing and the impact of SFDR.
Qontigo's whitepaper untangles the complex world of forward-looking climate metrics, highlighting the challenges that currently exist with standardization and zeroing in on key implications for investors.
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Surging demand has transformed a buyer's market into a seller's market, reports Madeleine Jenkins
William Pazos, managing director and co-founder of AirCarbon talks about how the digital exchange is seeking to eliminate market friction and facilitate the growth of voluntary carbon offset transactions in a carbon constrained world
BCP manages the largest REDD+ Project in Africa by size, with over one million hectares of forest protected as part of the Luangwa Community Forests Project (LCFP) in Zambia
Environmental markets pioneer Verra has helped facilitate the voluntary carbon market's rapid growth - winning Best GHG Crediting Programme and Best Registry Provider along the way. Environmental Finance talks to CEO David Antonioli
The 2021 Impact Awards seek to recognise the work of impact investors and highlight emerging pockets of best practice, across all asset classes and geographies
Environmental Finance spoke with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank's (AIIB) Director General Dong-Ik Lee, about the bank's Sustainable Capital Markets Initiative (SCMI) and its approach to environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration and engagement.
As environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing rapidly evolves, John Streur, CEO & president of Calvert Research and Management, outlines how ESG integration is influencing capital markets
Rebeca Minguela, founder and chief executive officer of Clarity AI outlines how the tech-driven platform aims provide investors with the tools to manage the impact and sustainability of their investment portfolios, leveraging big data and machine learning
Carole Laible, CEO of Domini Impact Investments tells Environmental Finance what the firm has achieved with its impact bond fund since then and what the secret to the firm's success has been
Anél Bosman, group managing executive at Nedbank Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB) describes how the African investment bank is using its financial expertise to promote social development and foster economic equality
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The Deputy Managing Director, Forest & Carbon Investing is part of the NatureVest leadership team and oversees the development and execution of The Nature Conservancy's Forest and Carbon Investing strategy and portfolio
21 September 2021, 3pm BST/10am EDT
As governments prepare to strengthen the Paris Agreement at COP26, corporate action has never been more critical. Learn how corporations can meet net zero-carbon targets, protect tropical rainforests, and support global climate agreements
28 September 2021 - 3pm BST/10am EDT
This webinar will review how private and public financial institutions are identifying, quantifying and managing climate risk
29 September 2021- 3pm BST/10am EDT
This webinar will consider how impact investment is changing the investment decisions that pension funds are making.
30 September 2021 - 1pm BST/2pm CEST
This webinar will consider WWF's debt capital scenarios and hear from market practitioners, regulators, supervisors and central bankers on the future of debt capital markets
Sovereign issuance of green, social and sustainabilty bonds began 2016 with a €750 million green bond from Poland. Sovereigns have now raised a combined $141 billion through these instruments. Social and sustainability issuance represents an increasingly large share of sovereign GSS issuance, with momentum building in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Tony Goldner has been appointed as the executive director of the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD).
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Elliott Management is pushing for the break-up of Scottish utility SSE to realise value in its renewable energy business, according to reports.
Australian superannuation fund UniSuper has reduced the fossil…
The US government is to phaseout international finance for coal,…
Investors in low-carbon infrastructure in the US have given a sweeping spending plan only a lukewarm reception, but policy tailwinds for climate-focused investors are growing, Peter Cripps writes.
Germany's KGAL Investment Management has launched an 'impact'…
The Bank of Finland has announced it is targeting carbon neutrality within its €8 billion ($9.4 billion) investment portfolio by 2050 at the latest, with further interim targets in preparation by the central bank
VanEck has launched a new actively managed municipal bond exchange-traded…
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised $300 million from…
Physical climate risk could threaten more than 10% of the trillion-dollar…
An investor working group has been formed to "step-up" engagement…
BP, Eni, Repsol, Shell and Total are the first oil companies to agree to pilot an investor-led standard that is designed to improve comparability of transition plans, and "acknowledges winding-down as a legitimate strategy".
A portion of BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group's forestry…
Carbon prices hit another record high but caution rising, says…
The winners of Environmental Finance's 2021 Voluntary Carbon…
The California Carbon Allowances (CCA) prices decreased from…