Archive

  • Major European banks provided large-scale financial support to coal industry

    15 July 2020

    European banks including Barclays, BNP Paribas and Societe Generale loaned billions of euros to coal companies across the EU in 2019, according to a report.

  • Green bond round-up, 30 January

    30 January 2019

    Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica has made its debut in the green bond market, raising €1 billion in a five-year deal. It claims this is the first bond from an issuer in the telecoms sector.

  • Storebrand makes 2026 pledge to ‘exit death spiral of coal’

    30 November 2018

    Storebrand Asset Management has revealed a path to full divestment from coal in eight years’ time, in a strategy it says is in line with the goal to restrict climate change to a maximum of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

  • People Moves: Osmosis IM, La Française Forum Securities and Green Climate Fund

    14 September 2018

    London-based Osmosis Investment Management, a $1.5 billion sustainable asset management business, has appointed Mike Even to its board of directors.

  • Inflection Point Capital to advise Norway's sovereign wealth fund

    24 August 2015

    Inflection Point Capital Management, a London-based sustainability advisory company, has secured a four-year consultancy contract to advise Norway's $870 billion sovereign wealth fund.

  • Scatec Solar agrees financing for first Latin American project

    05 January 2015

    Independent power producer Scatec Solar has secured project financing to start building a $125 million plant in Honduras, marking its first move into Latin America.

  • Norwegian wealth fund ponders fossil-fuel divestment, following report

    04 December 2014

    Norway's sovereign wealth fund is considering divesting from the most carbon-intensive petrol and coal firms.

  • CDM rescue fund seeks proposals

    27 November 2013

    Developers of projects that qualify for carbon credits under the Clean Development Mechanism, but are not economically viable at present, are being invited to sell credits to a newly formed fund until 8 January.