'Best-in-class' sustainability index planned for Europe
A 30-stock European index of 'best-in-class' sustainability performers is due to be launched on 1 December.
BlackRock and Lightsource to create £1bn solar portfolio
Asset manager BlackRock and UK-based solar energy firm Lightsource have agreed to jointly create a £1 billion ($1.3 billion) portfolio of solar power assets in the UK.
UK's low-carbon economy 'could grow to 13% of GDP'
The low-carbon economy could grow to account for as much as 13% of the UK's gross domestic product (GDP) in the next thirty years, up from 2% today, according to a letter from Aldersgate Group, representing some of the country's business leaders.
EF BRIEFS: SunEdison, Generation IM, EDC, Kingfisher, RWE, Drax
India is planning to launch a $1 billion private equity fund to invest in its domestic renewable energy sector, according to the country's energy minister, Piyush Goyal.
UBS tips stocks set to benefit from ESG themes
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.