Sustainability impact unlikely to be undone in renewables exits, says Actis
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 sells African renewables business
Actis launches $500m Japanese renewables business
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
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
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
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.
Actis-owned BluPine buys Indian solar portfolio
COP27 has not been the 'Africa COP' it needed to be, says Actis
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.
Actis backs Europe's largest solar plant
COP27 should be used to introduce carbon price says Actis
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