• Green steel plant raises €1.5bn in largest private placement in Europe this year

    08 September 2023

    Investors including Just Climate, Singapore's Temasek and Sweden's AP2 have contributed to a €1.5 billion equity round to build the world's first green steel plant.

  • 'Best performance for a year' for ESG US equity fund inflows in August

    08 September 2023

    Environmental, social and governance (ESG)-labelled US equity funds chalked up their best net inflows in August for a year, according to Barclays.

  • Investors warn ISS of troubling inconsistencies in climate voting advice

    01 September 2023

    A working group of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) has urged proxy advisor ISS to integrate climate into its voting recommendations for investors on a "more robust and consistent basis" amid "troubling inconsistencies".

  • Forever chemicals need investment solutions today

    30 August 2023

    PFAS in water are one of the most pressing environmental concerns today, writes Cindy Jia

  • BlackRock targets NZD2bn New Zealand climate infrastructure fund

    08 August 2023

    BlackRock is preparing to launch a NZD2 billion ($1.2 billion) New Zealand-focused climate infrastructure fund, which the US asset manager said is expected to be the "largest single-nation decarbonisation investment initiative" to date.

  • Barclays: ESG fund flows remain 'strong' despite tough 2023

    08 August 2023

    Barclays said that fund flows into ESG-labelled fixed income and equity funds remained "strong" compared to the wider market, with euro-denominated corporate bond funds performing particularly well.