• 'Best-in-class' sustainability index planned for Europe

    28 November 2017

    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

    27 July 2017

    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'

    05 June 2017

    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

    02 December 2015

    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

    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.