PRI hires AMP Capital deputy chief David Atkin as new head
The UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has announced AMP Capital deputy chief executive David Atkin will replace Fiona Reynolds...
BHP increases climate pressure on industry associations
Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP has enhanced its policy towards industry associations as it looks to ensure its climate lobbying aligns with the Paris Agreement.
Neoen issues €245m junior green bond with AMP as the sole investor
France's Neoen has issued its second green bond, to finance 1.6GW of renewable energy projects in Australia and France.
BlackRock takes 49% stake in 200MW Alterra wind project
Toronto-listed Alterra Power has sold a 49% stake in its 200MW Flat Top wind farm to a fund managed by BlackRock Real Assets. The price paid was not disclosed.
NGO launches project to encourage sustainable fish finance
A new project to investigate the role of financial institutions in the global fishing industry, in particular the exploitation of wild fish stocks, is being planned by the NGO behind the Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI).
CEFC backs green property fund with A$100m
Australia's green bank has invested A$100 million ($76 million) into a green property fund
Lightsource issues UK's biggest renewables bond, in £284m deal
Lightsource Renewable Energy has completed what it claims is the world's largest sterling-denominated bond for renewables.
Investors managing $12trn call for long-term emissions reduction goal
Investors managing $12 trillion of assets have urged G7 finance ministers to back a long-term emissions reduction plan, to help limit the average global temperature increase to 2⁰C above pre-industrial levels.
KfW comes to market with kanga green bond
KfW has issued its first green bond in Australian dollars.
Equitix takes 80% stake in UK offshore wind transmission system
UK infrastructure investor Equitix has paid construction company Balfour Beatty £40 million ($62 million) for an 80% stake in the transmission system for the Thanet offshore windfarm.