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  • 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.

  • Tidal power firm is latest to plan public listing

    07 January 2014

    A tidal power project developer and turbine maker is the latest renewables company to eye a stock market flotation.

  • Brazil's first solar auction completed

    03 January 2014

    The Brazilian state of Pernambuco has awarded developers contracts to build 123MW of solar power for an average price of R$229 (US$96) in the country's first solar auction.

  • UK Green Investment Bank in £250m waste-to-energy deal

    24 December 2013

    The UK's Green Investment Bank has helped finance a £250 million waste-to-energy plant.

  • China launches fourth and biggest carbon market

    17 December 2013

    China's fourth pilot carbon market has begun operating in Guangdong, the country's most populous province.

  • IIRC launches integrated reporting framework

    10 December 2013

    A framework to help companies expand their reports beyond financial metrics and include measures of sustainability has been launched, marking "an important milestone" in the evolution of 'integrated reporting'.