• Investec launches Global Environment Fund

    25 February 2019

    Investec Asset Management has launched a fund to invest in public companies that benefit from the trend towards decarbonisation.

  • Mapping the SDGs

    11 December 2017

    Two years on from the launch of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, how are investors responding, asks Peter Cripps

  • Asset manager devises Sustainable Development Goals tagging system

    22 March 2017

    An asset manager has developed a system to tag equities according to whether they help meet the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Jupiter excited by prospects for environmental stocks

    19 November 2014

    The manager of Jupiter's Ecology fund said the future of sustainability-themed stocks remains bright, despite his fund's recent underperformance against its benchmark.

  • Funds tilt towards energy efficiency

    10 October 2014

    Concerns over energy security and regulatory pressures are driving leading environmental funds to increase their exposure to companies offering energy efficient products and services. Graham Cooper reports

  • EU launches €3.7bn PPP to develop bio-based economy

    09 July 2014

    A €3.7 billion ($5.0 billion) public-private partnership has been launched to develop a range of technologies to convert biomass into chemicals, energy and new materials.

  • Novozymes sees 34% increase in enzyme sales to bioenergy industry

    24 April 2014

    Novozymes said its sales of enzymes to the bioenergy industry increased by 34% last quarter compared with the same period last year, pointing to growing customer enthusiasm for the technology.

  • 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.

  • EU's 2030 targets are bare minimum, say investors

    22 January 2014

    The EU's proposed climate and energy policies for 2030 were branded by investors and companies as the "minimum necessary" to keep the region on track for a transition to a low-carbon economy.

  • Time to advance?

    17 December 2013

    Advanced biofuel makers have disappointed some investors in their struggle to ramp up production to a commercial scale. But do recent plant developments and investment decisions indicate that the sector is turning a corner, asks Elza Holmstedt Pell