Archive

  • 'Game-changing' corporate reporting rules clear key hurdle

    27 February 2014

    EU proposals to force large companies to report environmental metrics were hailed by a leading investor as "a game-changer for corporate transparency", after they took a step closer to becoming law.

  • New vehicle to help solar battle subsidy cuts

    20 February 2014

    A solar company today launched a fight-back against the retroactive subsidy cuts that cast a shadow over the industry, as it proposed the creation of a listed 'yieldco' to aggregate assets across Europe.

  • Wheb fund reaches €100m first close, makes first investment

    18 February 2014

    Wheb's third private equity fund has raised €100 million ($137 million) and made its first investment.

  • John Laing plans latest UK renewables IPO

    10 February 2014

    John Laing, a UK infrastructure investment company, is seeking to raise at least £160 million ($262 million) for its Environmental Assets Group (JLEN) via a placing and initial public offering (IPO) of shares on the London Stock Exchange.

  • UBS tips stocks set to benefit from ESG themes

    05 February 2014

    Unilever, Novozymes and Neste Oil are among the stocks that UBS has identified as well-positioned to receive a boost from increased awareness of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

  • Impax flagship fund toasts 33% returns in 2013

    23 January 2014

    Impax Asset Management's flagship investment trust celebrated strong returns in 2013, as it benefited from a broad-based recovery in environmental stocks.

  • Investors welcome proposed EU ETS reforms

    22 January 2014

    Proposals from the European Commission to reform the bloc's Emissions Trading System have received a qualified welcome from investors.

  • Commission eyes 'stability reserve' to support EU ETS

    21 January 2014

    The European Commission is expected to announce tomorrow plans to set up a reserve of emission allowances to help revive the EU's troubled emissions trading system (ETS).

  • Ingenious plans £160m fund IPO that will 'tap into energy efficiency opportunity'

    17 January 2014

    Ingenious today revealed plans to raise £160 million ($263 million) by listing a fund that invests in both renewables and energy efficiency, as its sponsor claimed the strategy could outperform rivals that focus on a single technology.

  • Morgan Stanley launches impact investing competition

    15 January 2014

    Morgan Stanley has launched a global competition to find market-based solutions to environmental and social challenges.