• CA100+ hails landmark GE vote on net zero benchmark

    05 May 2021

    General Electric shareholders have unanimously supported a climate-related vote that asks the multinational conglomerate to provide information on how it will align with the recently launched Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) net-zero benchmark.

  • CA100+ investors 'raise ambition' with five key shareholder resolutions

    17 February 2021

    Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) says key shareholder resolutions filed with the likes of ExxonMobil, Berkshire Hathaway and General Motors are a sign of "raised ambition" among investors in this year's annual general meeting (AGM) season.

  • News Round Up: HSBC financing criticised, GE net-zero pledge, TPI growth surge

    16 October 2020
  • BP CEO sparks row as he attacks scenario planning and divestment

    12 October 2018

    BP chief executive Bob Dudley attacked scenario analysis as "increasingly unhelpful" and "confusing for investors", while also criticising the fossil fuel divestment movement.

  • Aviva Investors finances €1.5bn windfarm

    18 July 2018

    Aviva Investors has joined a syndicate of 13 international lenders to participate in the €1.5 billion ($1.7 billion) financing of the German 396 MW Merkur offshore windfarm.

  • Danish pension fund PKA engaging with 64 oil and gas giants on climate

    09 February 2018

    Danish pension fund PKA has said divestment is a possibility for 64 oil and gas companies with which it is currently engaging on climate-related issues.

  • Investors start to weigh water risks

    18 April 2017

    Investor interest in corporate water risk is increasing fast. A range of tools and services are being developed to help companies respond. Graham Cooper reports

  • Suez and Canadian pension fund acquire GE Water for €3.2bn

    09 March 2017

    French waste and water group Suez and Canadian pension fund manager Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec (CDPQ) have partnered to buy General Electric's (GE) water division.

  • EF BRIEFS: Repower; Inspired Evolution; Burj Capital; Forest expansion

    25 January 2017

    Swiss renewable energy company Repower has issued two green Schuldscheine, totalling €50 million, ($54 million) to refinance part of its project portfolio. They are said to be the first such instruments from a Swiss company.

  • EF BRIEFS: Spruce, Vivint, GE

    24 May 2016

    Spruce Finance has secured $120 million of debt for rooftop solar, according to reports.