• Going beyond the pale green

    08 May 2024

    Foresight's Irish impact fund aims that one-in-four of its investments will be 'pure green'. Jennifer Forrest reports

  • Foresight secures additional €25m for Irish impact fund

    29 January 2024
  • Irish sovereign wealth fund divests from fossil fuel companies

    07 January 2019

    Ireland’s sovereign wealth fund has sold €68 million ($78 million) of its holdings in fossil fuels, with the country claiming it is among the first in the world to withdraw public money from such investments as part of a decarbonisation strategy.

  • Green bonds round-up, 12 September 2018

    12 September 2018

    Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) has returned to the green bond market with a €500 million ($578 million) issue to finance a mix of projects that help mitigate or adapt to climate change.

  • €8.9bn Irish sovereign wealth fund to divest from fossil fuels

    12 July 2018

    The €8.9 billion ($10.4 billion) Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) is to divest from fossil fuels within five years following the passing of a bill in the Irish parliament, in what has been hailed a seminal moment in the country’s transition to a low-carbon economy.

  • Oversubscribed Greencoat Renewables IPO raises €270m

    20 July 2017

    Investment company Greencoat Renewables has raised €270 million from its initial public offering, a result of "heavy demand" for its shares.

  • Irish renewables investment firm launched

    14 March 2017

    A UK-based asset manager has announced the launch of an Irish renewables investment firm, which opened its account with the purchase of a 137MW wind farm portfolio.