Archive

  • Calvert Impact raises $30m from initial C-PACE 'Cut Carbon' bond issuance

    23 October 2023

    Calvert Impact Capital has issued its first 'Cut Carbon Note', with future deals expected to grow the amount raised by the performance-incentivised instrument to $400 million.

  • Are debt-for-nature swaps misunderstood?

    04 October 2023

    Debt-for-nature swaps have faced criticism, but they may have an important role to play in protecting biodiversity in developing markets. Genevieve Redgrave reports

  • Oceans and blue economy briefing afternoon round up

    10 June 2021

    The second instalment in a series of thematic briefing afternoons that Environmental Finance is running throughout the year on the topic of Natural Capital Investment.

  • Environmental Finance celebrates World Oceans Day

    07 June 2021

    To coincide with the UN World Oceans Day, Environmental Finance will host a thematic briefing afternoon focusing on oceans and the blue economy, to examine one of the most exciting areas of natural capital investment.

  • 'Impact rescue facility' targets $1bn for SMEs hard-hit by Covid-19

    17 July 2020

    A 'liquidity lifeboat' debt vehicle has been launched to help small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in emerging markets respond to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Calvert Impact Capital seeks $1bn for SME relief vehicle

    13 May 2020

    Calvert Impact Capital aims to raise $1 billion for a national US Covid-19 relief fund for small businesses, with a view to eventually tapping $20 billion in federal funding.

  • Investing in the oceans

    21 October 2019

    Investors targeting SDG14 – life below water – can find themselves fishing in murky waters, writes Joe Walsh

  • A healthy investment opportunity

    21 October 2019

    There is no shortage of opportunities for investors who want to target SDG3 – good health and wellbeing – but measuring impact can be a challenge