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  • M&G invests €107m into public-private partnership impact fund

    10 May 2024

    M&G has invested €107 million ($115.3 million) into the European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE), a public-private partnership (PPP) impact fund providing access to finance for underserved microfinance lenders and financial institutions in developing countries in southeastern and eastern Europe.

  • Calvert invests $10m in sub-Saharan agribusiness fund

    25 March 2024
  • How COP28 can accelerate deep green finance

    04 December 2023

    COP28 will be seen as a missed opportunity, if the role of local banks in emerging markets is not addressed as a crucial solution to scaling climate finance, writes Lachlan Cameron

  • People moves 28 July including OCBC, First Sentier and more

    28 July 2023
  • Finance in Motion claims to benefit from sustainable timber boom

    28 September 2022

    Finance in Motion (FiM) is doubling fundraising targets for a follow-on-fund focussed on sustainable timber, before its parent fund has been fully deployed.

  • Biodiversity credits could be 'huge for finance'

    17 June 2022

    If biodiversity credits can capture the nature-related value of an area, they could become a "huge thing for finance", an investor has claimed.

  • KfW launches Latin America green bond fund

    11 November 2021

    KfW has invested €74 million ($86 million) in a Latin America green bond fund the German development bank has initiated...

  • Dedicated impact mandate for pensions 'could be key' to growth of market

    04 October 2021

    Requiring pension funds to set aside a small part of their portfolio to invest for positive impact could help grow the market while still satisfying trustees' fiduciary duties, a webinar hosted by Environmental Finance heard. Michael Hurley reports.

  • Financial sector develops methodology for biodiversity impact

    22 November 2018

    Financial institutions have developed a methodology to measure their global impact on biodiversity, which will enable them to help support its conservation.

  • Finance in Motion raises $60.2m for sustainable forestry fund

    23 August 2018

    Impact asset manager Finance in Motion has announced the first close of its Arbaro sustainable forestry fund, having raised $60.2 million.