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  • Corporates confirm their commitment to green bonds

    12 December 2017

    A group of Europe's largest industrial issuers of green bonds have made a formal pledge to promote the future growth of the market.

  • 'Best-in-class' sustainability index planned for Europe

    28 November 2017

    A 30-stock European index of 'best-in-class' sustainability performers is due to be launched on 1 December.

  • Mexican and Canadian pension funds buy $1.35bn of Enel renewables

    11 October 2017

    Canadian institutional investor Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (La Caisse) and a consortium of Mexican companies have paid $1.35 billion for a majority share in eight Enel wind and solar assets.

  • Allianz and MUFG complete $340m US wind investment

    22 August 2017

    Allianz has signed a tax equity agreement worth about $340 million alongside Japanese financial services conglomerate MUFG for the Red Dirt wind project in Oklahoma.

  • Canada's La Caisse pays C$287m for Boralex stake

    27 July 2017

    Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (la Caisse), one of Canada's major institutional investors, has paid C$287.5 million ($229.5 million) for a 17.3% stake in renewables company Boralex.

  • EcoAct snaps up Carbon Clear

    19 July 2017

    EcoAct, a Paris-based climate change advisory firm, has acquired Carbon Clear of the UK for an undisclosed sum.

  • Utilities that are renewables leaders have competitive advantage - S&P

    12 June 2017

    European utilities companies that are market leaders in renewables have a clear competitive advantage as the sector transforms, according to a report by S&P.

  • North American electricity utilities trail European counterparts in transition to low-carbon economy

    09 June 2017

    Electricity utilities are, on average, not reducing emissions fast enough to be in line with a scenario that would limit climate change to the Paris Agreement's 2°C target, a Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) study has found.

  • 27 CEOs back TCFD recommendations

    21 April 2017

    27 CEOs from major corporations have committed to implement the draft recommendations laid out by the Financial Stability Board's Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

  • Green bond round-up, 15 March 2017

    15 March 2017

    Dutch investor NN Investment Partners has included green bonds in its recently launched multi-asset fund.