CPPIB's European renewables platform makes €245m first investment
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
Shaun Kingsbury is to join impact investment specialist The Conduit Investment Advisors as its first CEO.
Responsible soy credit facility to issue $1bn in green bonds
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.