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  • Microfinance firm issues first social bond in Panama

    22 April 2024

    BBVA Microfinance Foundation-owned Microserfin has raised $5 million from the first social bond in Panama as part of a planned $40 million programme.

  • Biodiversity funds underperform benchmarks in 2023

    29 February 2024

    The growing universe of biodiversity funds generally posted positive returns in 2023, but active funds lagged their benchmarks. Genevieve Redgrave reports.

  • Biodiversity funds top $1 billion for first time

    27 February 2024

    Biodiversity fund assets topped $1 billion for the first time in 2023, but the majority of funds in the universe remain small.

  • Three new biodiversity funds launched in Q4

    20 February 2024

    Three new biodiversity funds were launched in the final quarter of 2023, taking total number to 19, according to research conducted by Environmental Finance.

  • Cofide plans up to PEN100m social bond issuance

    11 October 2023
  • Tikehau regenerative ag strategy backs pest control business with €120m

    26 September 2023
  • ICE calls for avoided emissions disclosures standards

    23 August 2023

    Investors demanding disclosure of 'Scope 3' greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions data from companies should also request data on 'avoided emissions' to gain further insights into the low-carbon transition, according to researchers.

  • Impact manager Incofin draws institutional investment

    21 April 2023

    Impact investment manager Incofin has raised an undisclosed amount from Degroof Petercam Asset Management and Korys.

  • €1.1trn investor coalition calls on TotalEnergies to cut Scope 3 emissions

    06 April 2023

    A coalition of 17 investors, which represent around €1.1 trillion ($1.2 trillion) in assets under management, has urged TotalEnergies to align its Scope 3 emissions reductions targets with the Paris Agreement.

  • Incofin plans to launch four impact funds

    07 October 2022

    Incofin Investment Management plans to launch four impact funds over the next year, including a $60 million private equity fund focussed on drinkable water in "the coming weeks".