Danone-backed fund targets €50m as water impact proof case
An impact fund with €10 million ($12 million) in backing from Danone hopes to prove the investment case for safe drinking water in emerging markets.
Microsoft makes $50m investment in sustainability firm
Tech giant Microsoft has invested $50 million in Energy Impact Partners, a venture capital firm with focus on the sustainable energy transition.
BMO hails success of engagement strategy
BMO Global Asset Management's engagement with more than 5,500 companies over the past two decades has contributed to over 3,700 "instances of change", according to CEO Kristi Mitchem.
CDP announces 179 'A list' leading climate action companies
CDP has named over 170 firms as being global leaders for transparency and action on climate change for 2019.
People Moves: Newton, AMF, LuxSE, Church Commissioners
Newton Investment Management has hired Andrew Parry as head of sustainable investment, as part of the expansion of its responsible investment team.
CPR-CDP fund out to prove value of disclosure
The manager of a ‘first-of-its-kind climate fund’ that could grow to more than €1 billion in size is encouraged by early results, Michael Hurley writes
Exxon and other laggards excluded from LGIM Future World Funds
Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has excluded more climate change laggards from its Future World Funds range after they failed to respond to its engagement programme.
Winners of Environmental Finance Bond Awards 2019 honoured by market
The Environmental Finance Bond Awards 2019 feature several repeat winners alongside many new names, as 13 extra categories were added this year in response to the rapid growth of social and sustainability bonds.