• PRI hires AMP Capital deputy chief David Atkin as new head

    01 November 2021

    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

    17 August 2020

    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

    20 December 2017

    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

    24 July 2017

    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

    13 March 2017

    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

    08 March 2017

    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

    06 November 2015

    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

    26 May 2015

    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

    30 March 2015

    KfW has issued its first green bond in Australian dollars.

  • Equitix takes 80% stake in UK offshore wind transmission system

    17 February 2015

    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.