• UK introduction of ESG disclosure rules for pensions is ‘key milestone’

    02 October 2019

    The introduction of rules that require UK pension schemes to set out how they consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in their investment strategy has been billed as an industry landmark.

  • UK pension pool invests £50m in Mirova infrastructure fund

    10 April 2019

    A Mirova infrastructure fund has attracted a €50 million ($43.2 million) investment from the Brunel Pension Partnership pool of UK pension funds.

  • NTR raises €229m for second renewables fund

    03 January 2019

    European infrastructure developer NTR has attracted commitments of €229 million ($260 million) for its second renewables fund, of which €145 million has been raised at first close.

  • Investors and corporates join forces in new plastics initiative

    31 October 2018

    More than 15 major institutional investors and organisations representing several hundred companies have joined forces in support of a new initiative "to eradicate plastic waste and pollution at source".

  • UK, Chinese finance groups reveal plans to boost environmental disclosures

    12 September 2018

    Details have been released of three-year action plans to improve disclosure of environmental information by a group of Chinese and UK financial institutions.

  • People Moves: BlackRock, Macquarie Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions, AP4, ING, Lightsource BP, European Investment Bank, IIGCC, DNCA Finance and FRC

    29 June 2018

    BlackRock has lost one of the leaders of its push into impact investing, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • £29bn UK pension pool unveils responsible investment strategy

    11 May 2018

    The £29 billion ($39 billion) Brunel Pension Partnership pool of 10 UK local government pension scheme (LGPS) funds has published its responsible investment strategy.

  • Water: managing risk and embracing opportunity

    10 May 2018

    More than 100 delegates gathered at Environmental Finance's conference on water, hosted by the London Stock Exchange, to discuss an investment opportunity worth about $7.5 trillion, writes Michael Hurley.

  • Climate-related risk will dent oil company valuation by 2020, fund managers predict

    25 April 2018

    About 90% of fund managers expect that the valuation of international oil companies (IOCs) will drop 'significantly' within two years because of energy transition risks such as new legislation, a survey of organisations with more than $13 trillion in combined assets has found.