Blackstone invests $3bn in North American renewable energy firm
Private equity firm Blackstone Infrastructure Partners has invested $3 billion for a minority stake in Invenergy Renewables,...
Cartonboard maker is Apollo Impact's first investment
Private equity firm Apollo's impact strategy has made its first investment, in Italy-based recycled cartonboard manufacturer RDM.
Pension funds and insurers commit to carbon-neutral investments by 2050
The newly launched alliance is responsible for $2.4trn in investments
UNEP FI and investors release study on climate risk reporting
A major study has been issued looking at the different ways that investors can measure and report climate risks.
People Moves: BNP Paribas, Boralex, ICG
BNP Paribas Asset Management has hired Carbon Tracker Initiative head of research and managing director Mark Lewis.
Generation forms long-term partnership with Canada’s CDPQ
Generation Investment Management has formed a novel partnership with a leading Canadian asset owner to pursue sustainable investment opportunities with a time horizon of eight - 15 years.
Boralex secures C$259m to fund wind farm acquisitions
Boralex, Canada's largest independent producer of wind power, has raised C$258.8 million ($196 million) in equity finance to fund its acquisition of Invenergy's stake in a 201MW portfolio of wind farms in Quebec.
Canada seeks more opportunities in sustainable finance
An Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance has been set up by the Canadian government to help the country's businesses exploit new opportunities in clean energy and other climate-related activities.
$3trn of investors launch pilot group on TCFD
Nine investors representing around $3 trillion of assets have joined forces to promote climate transparency.
First green-certified commercial real estate loan to build Paris towers
A commercial real estate loan that will help build hotel and office space in Paris has become the first to be certified as green and provide an accompanying external second party opinion.