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  • Making responsible investment pay

    07 March 2014

    Managers of some of the best performing environmentally themed funds talk about the stocks that boosted returns over the past year, and reveal how they are positioned for the future. Elza Holmstedt Pell reports

  • Wheb fund reaches €100m first close, makes first investment

    18 February 2014

    Wheb's third private equity fund has raised €100 million ($137 million) and made its first investment.

  • Steven Chu joins CCS developer

    19 December 2013

    Former US Energy Secretary Steven Chu has joined the board of a company that has developed a "breakthrough" carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology.

  • BlackRock, CalSTRS snap up BoA's $500m green bond

    22 November 2013

    BlackRock, California State Teachers' Retirement System and TIAA-CREF were among the investors in Bank of America's first-ever green bond.

  • IFC issues second $1bn green bond of 2013

    06 November 2013

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has launched its second $1 billion green bond of 2013, and called on other development banks to follow it with more 'benchmark' issues.

  • Plans for two of Africa's biggest wind farms advance

    03 October 2013

    Ambitious plans to use renewable energy to help revolutionise Kenya's economy have been boosted by two significant break-throughs.

  • Clean-tech fund makes first exit

    03 September 2013

    A clean technology fund with €230 million ($303 million) of commitments has made its first exit.

  • Building bridges

    15 August 2013

    Linking the raft of emissions trading systems springing up across the globe is an important step towards forging a worldwide carbon market. But if not implemented correctly, the process could undermine emission reduction efforts, warn Claudia Gibis and Alexandra Zirkel.

  • Making clean-tech pay

    10 July 2013

    Times are tough for clean-tech investors, but Chrysalix can claim to be outshining many of its rivals. The venture capital firm's head Wal van Lierop talks to Felicity Carus

  • Water + emerging markets = 'tremendous opportunity', calculates asset manager

    19 June 2013

    Water treatment and water infrastructure companies active in emerging markets are a significant investment opportunity, according to an asset manager, as it revealed particularly attractive sub-sectors and stocks.