• Sustainability impact unlikely to be undone in renewables exits, says Actis

    17 August 2023

    Despite exiting two high-profile renewables companies in Africa, Actis says it is not concerned about its sustainability progress being rowed back by its investor peers.

  • Actis launches $500m Japanese renewables business

    09 May 2023

    Actis has launched Nozomi Energy, a $500 million renewables business which will acquire solar and wind assets across Japan.

  • Don't get mired in defining 'nature-positive', says Actis

    20 April 2023

    As investors look to move away from purely mitigating biodiversity damage to have a positive impact on nature, progress must not be hindered by fixating on defining terms such as 'nature positive', Actis has said.

  • 'Strong ESG rating helps' Africa's biggest renewables deal

    20 March 2023

    The process of securing Africa's biggest renewable energy deal was smoothed by the company being acquired having an outstanding ESG rating, it was claimed.

  • 'Eurocentric' SFDR penalises emerging market investment, argues Actis

    13 February 2023

    EU reporting regulations need to show "a greater level of discretion" for businesses in emerging markets, which often lag those in European countries in terms of sustainability.

  • COP27 has not been the 'Africa COP' it needed to be, says Actis

    15 November 2022

    COP27 has so far been "disappointing" for those who hoped the Egypt-based summit would address Africa's climate challenges, impact investor Actis told Environmental Finance.

  • COP27 should be used to introduce carbon price says Actis

    14 September 2022

    In a COP that is billed to be more focused on action than setting targets, Actis' Shami Nissan says setting a universal cost of carbon is key