Allianz-led consortium acquires UK's largest water-only supplier
An Allianz-led consortium has agreed to acquire the UK's largest water-only supplier, Affinity Water.
27 CEOs back TCFD recommendations
27 CEOs from major corporations have committed to implement the draft recommendations laid out by the Financial Stability Board's Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
Union Investment's green bond fund to exclude poor ESG performers
Union Investment's new green bond fund will not buy paper from issuers that fail to meet its environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria, Environmental Finance can reveal.
Green bond comment, March 2017
The rising tide of green bond funds is helping drive the market to new records, says Hamza Ali
BlackRock index-linked green bond fund - details revealed
Asset management giant BlackRock has launched its index-linked green bond fund, plans for which were first revealed by Environmental Finance in January.
Investors and businesses call on Trump to back Paris Agreement
Allianz, CalPERS and CalSTRS are among 1,000 investors and businesses to sign a statement calling for Donald Trump's administration to honour the Paris climate agreement.
Insurers need to heed their own ESG experience when investing
Jessica Ground, global head of stewardship at Schroders, argues that insurers are a natural fit for ESG investing.
PRI launches sustainable infrastructure workstream
The UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has launched a sustainable infrastructure workstream.
Why Allianz is investing where the wind blows
Allianz's in-house alternative asset manager has closed four tax equity investments in US wind farms in only 12 months, and plans more in 2017. Head of renewables at Allianz Capital Partners David Jones talks to Asa Gibson about the firm's American wind adventure.
Allianz and MUFG in US wind farm tax equity deal
Allianz Capital Partners (ACP) – the alternative investment manager of German insurer Allianz – and Japanese financial conglomerate Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) have co-invested in a 225MW wind project in Oklahoma.