Archive

  • Biofuels firm Amyris debuts on Nasdaq, raises $85m

    30 September 2010

    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

    30 September 2010

    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

    30 September 2010

    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

    23 September 2010

    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

    23 September 2010

    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

    23 September 2010

    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

    23 September 2010

    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

    23 September 2010

    Exchange group Nasdaq OMX has launched a series of indexes designed to offer investors global exposure to the "green economy".

  • Confronting climate risk

    20 September 2010

    Download a free 28-page special report from Environmental Finance, published in association with the Carbon Disclosure Project, on business, investment and the CDP. (Site registration required)

  • SocGen repeats strong showing in Extel/UKSIF survey

    16 September 2010

    Société Générale once more dominated the Thomson Reuters Extel/UKSIF socially responsible investing (SRI) and sustainability survey.