Over 500 organisations commit to divest ahead of COP21
More than 500 institutions, with $3.4 trillion of assets under management, have committed to some sort of divestment, according to figures compiled by 350.org and Divest Invest.
Four new green bond funds expected
Four new dedicated green bond funds are rumoured to be in the pipeline, according to a report by the French investment bank Natixis.
EF BRIEFS: Allianz, Abengoa, Foresight, SEB, Rabobank, EIB
Allianz will cut its holdings in coal-intensive companies in favour of renewable energy, in a move that is expected to affect €4 billion ($4.24 billion) of investments.
Green bond comment, November
Mounting anticipation of tougher international action on climate change at the UN meeting in Paris, has brought an Indian summer to the green bond market, says Graham Cooper
Green bond market risks losing credibility, warns Allianz
The green bond market needs to be standardised to help it maintain its credibility, insurance giant Allianz has warned.
Allianz leads call for stock exchanges to step up sustainability efforts
Allianz Global Investors, along with 85 other firms, is urging stock exchanges around the world to become a "driving force" in making financial markets more sustainable.
Banks agree to provide £1bn debt facility for London's 'super sewer'
A debt facility of £1 billion ($1.6 billion) is being provided by six banks to the consortium of long-term investors that will finance and own a major new sewer to be built beneath the river Thames in London.
Arise sells 33MW wind farm to Allianz Capital Partners
Allianz Capital Partners (ACP) has bolstered its wind portfolio with the acquisition of a 33MW "ready to construct" project from Swedish developer Arise.
Allianz reaches €2.5bn renewables milestone with Austrian wind farms
Allianz has entered the Austrian wind market with the purchase of four wind farms, bringing the insurance firm's investment in renewables to over €2.5 billion ($2.7 billion).
EAPF names sustainable equity mandate winners after extensive search
The UK's Environment Agency pension fund (EAPF) has selected four asset managers for its global sustainability equity mandate after a wide-ranging search.