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  • People moves

    09 July 2014

    The latest personnel changes across the industry, including departures at Duke Energy, appointments at GDF Suez and new positions at Northern Trust

  • Italy sees new type of green bond come to the market

    09 July 2014

    Italy's second green bond this year will be its first from a pure-play renewables firm, and will be structured in a way the market has not seen previously.

  • Germany's KfW commits to green bond issues

    08 July 2014

    German development bank KfW is planning to issue a series of green bonds, starting with a €500 million - €1 billion ($680 million - $1.4 billion) issue later this year.

  • Canadian Solar completes C$60m sale to real estate firm

    07 July 2014

    Canadian Solar has sold a fifth solar project to a subsidiary of Canadian real estate company Concord Pacific.

  • SRI firms call on UK government to clarify 'fiduciary duty'

    07 July 2014

    The UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF) is calling for a change in the law to make clear that pension fund trustees can take environmental and other non-financial issues into account in their investment decisions.

  • Italy's solar subsidy cuts 'cripple investor confidence', warns Photon

    03 July 2014

    Italy's planned retroactive solar subsidy cuts have been branded "a fatal blow" to investor confidence in the sector.

  • MSCI expands ESG arm with acquisition

    01 July 2014

    MSCI's environmental, social and government (ESG) arm is to acquire GMI Ratings – a provider of sustainability ratings and research.

  • Windiga to develop biggest solar farm in Sub-Saharan Africa

    26 June 2014

    Windiga Energy is to develop the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) power station in Sub-Saharan Africa, after securing backing from private and public investors.

  • United PV completes takeover of Dinghui New Energy

    16 June 2014

    Chinese solar firm United PV has completed its acquisition of Dinghui New Energy, securing ownership of the company's three solar projects in the country.

  • Building efficiency stocks set for strong growth, says HSBC

    12 June 2014

    Building-related energy efficiency companies have earnings growth potential of 26% over the next year, according to research by HSBC.