• Set climate targets, power sector told by investors with $11trn in assets

    20 December 2018

    Twelve of Europe’s highest-emitting power companies have been instructed to set out Paris-aligned transition plans by a group of investors with $11.5 trillion in assets under management (AUM), as they warn of the ‘potentially catastrophic’ effects of climate change.

  • EDF signs €4bn ESG-indexed revolving credit facility

    28 November 2018

    French electricity utility EDF has signed a green revolving credit facility (RCF) worth €4 billion ($4.5 billion), for which the payments will depend on sustainability-related performance indicators.

  • EU carbon update, 10 September 2018

    10 September 2018

    A further rise in the price of EU Allowances is likely this week, but the only certainty is more volatility, says Louis Redshaw

  • EU carbon update, 03 September 2018

    03 September 2018

    September is often a bearish month for the carbon market but this is no ordinary year, so a 'neutral' outlook is justified for this week, says Louis Redshaw.

  • Renewables investors failing to assess risk adequately, says Amundi

    29 August 2018

    Investors in renewables assets often fail to assess risk adequately in a race to beat competition to projects, according to a senior Amundi executive.

  • PGGM acquires half of a 332 MW renewables portfolio

    03 August 2018

    Dutch asset manager PGGM will buy a 50% interest of a US wind and a solar project by EDF Renewables North America.

  • Amundi/EDF fund secures €500m in equity finance

    04 July 2018

    Amundi Energy Transition (AET), a 60:40 joint venture between French asset manager Amundi and utility EDF, has raised more than €500 million ($582 million) in equity capital to finance energy efficiency projects across France.

  • Dalmore Capital and pension fund invest £700m in wind farms

    03 July 2018

    The Pensions Infrastructure Platform, in partnership with Dalmore Capital, has paid £701 million ($925) to EDF Renewables for a 49% stake in a portfolio of 24 UK wind farms.

  • Actiam New Member of the ICMA Executive Committee

    19 June 2018

    The International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) announced Foppe-Jan van der Meij of Actiam as its new member of the Executive Committee of the Green Bond Principles (GBP) at the annual meeting on 14 June 2018.

  • LGIM announces exclusions from its £5bn Future World Funds

    11 June 2018

    Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has named the companies it regards as leaders and laggards on climate change issues, as part of its attempt to remove climate-related risk from its £5 billion ($6.7 billion) Future World funds.