• CPPIB's European renewables platform makes €245m first investment

    08 January 2021

    Renewable Power Capital (RPC), a platform founded by the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board last month, has made its first investment, acquiring a portfolio of Nordic onshore wind projects from developer OX2.

  • Former Green Investment Bank CEO Kingsbury joins impact firm

    30 April 2020

    Shaun Kingsbury is to join impact investment specialist The Conduit Investment Advisors as its first CEO.

  • People moves: SIM, IIRC, Swiss Life, Brunel Pension, SUSI, Nordea

    05 July 2019
  • Responsible soy credit facility to issue $1bn in green bonds

    04 July 2019

    A credit facility that aims to issue $1 billion in green bonds to fund sustainable soy production in Brazil has been launched at London Climate Action Week.

  • 'World-first' developing market green bank to open in Southern Africa

    09 April 2018

    The 'first emerging market green bank' is to be created by the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) to scale up private investments in climate-friendly infrastructure projects in the region.

  • HLEG member to join Hermes IM from E3G

    29 March 2018

    Ingrid Holmes is to join Hermes Investment Management after leaving her position as a director at climate change think tank E3G, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • UK urged to issue sovereign green bond to plug EIB, GIB funding hole

    13 March 2018

    The UK Government was urged to issue a sovereign green bond to help plug gaps in funding left by the sale of the Green Investment Bank (GIB), according to Aldersgate Group.

  • Tessa Tennant awarded OBE for sustainability work

    03 January 2018

    Tessa Tennant, co-founder of the Jupiter Ecology fund, has been awarded an OBE for services to sustainable investment in the Queen's New Year Honours List.

  • China gets tough with corporate polluters

    12 December 2017

    From 2018, the Beijing government is to insist that all listed companies and bond issuers in China disclose the environmental risks associated with their operations or explain why they are not doing so.

  • Green Investment Group enters energy-efficiency-as-a-service market

    30 November 2017

    The Green Investment Group (GIG) has launched a 'pay-as-you-save' energy efficiency service, which has no upfront costs, for medium to large energy consumers in the UK.