Biofuels firm Amyris debuts on Nasdaq, raises $85m
Advanced biofuels firm Amyris raised $85 million on Tuesday through an initial public offering (IPO) on Nasdaq.
Policy uncertainty, low carbon price, deterring investment – survey
Inconsistent and retroactive policy-making is hindering low-carbon investment in Europe, according to a survey of institutional investors – almost none of whom feel that the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) is providing an adequate price signal.
New Forests raises A$500m into Australasian forests fund
Sydney-based timberland and 'eco-products' investment firm New Forests has raised A$500 million (US$485 million) into its Australia New Zealand Forest Fund, beating its fundraising target.
Brookfield reaches $2.7bn close for latest infrastructure fund
Canada's Brookfield Asset Management has raised nearly twice as much as originally hoped into its latest infrastructure fund, closing at US$2.7 billion to be invested in assets including renewable energy generation.
Plastic use no longer under wraps as Clinton launches investor initiative
Former US President Bill Clinton has announced an investor-led survey of how companies use and track plastic in their business.
Uphill battle seen to fund CCS plants
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) faces formidable funding challenges, according to a recent survey of private sector capital providers.
Strategic investors step in to renewables financing void
Strategic corporate investors are increasingly taking centre stage in the renewable energy market, as the capital markets remain tough to navigate for technological entrepreneurs, financing experts said.
Nasdaq launches 'green economy' index family
Exchange group Nasdaq OMX has launched a series of indexes designed to offer investors global exposure to the "green economy".
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SocGen repeats strong showing in Extel/UKSIF survey
Société Générale once more dominated the Thomson Reuters Extel/UKSIF socially responsible investing (SRI) and sustainability survey.