• Green Bonds round-up, 12 December

    12 December 2018

    Swedish bank SEB has predicted that total green bond issuance could reach $240 billion in 2019, despite the market moving "sideways" this year.

  • Insurers are bystanders on climate change risk management

    19 June 2017

    Insurers are largely bystanders when it comes to managing climate change risk in their investment portfolios, according to the latest survey by the Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP).

  • EF BRIEFS: Repower; Inspired Evolution; Burj Capital; Forest expansion

    25 January 2017

    Swiss renewable energy company Repower has issued two green Schuldscheine, totalling €50 million, ($54 million) to refinance part of its project portfolio. They are said to be the first such instruments from a Swiss company.

  • Investing in a changing climate

    06 December 2016

    Insurers are increasingly factoring climate change into their investment decisions. But they are only at the start of a long learning process, finds Peter Cripps. This is the second part of a three-part series on how insurers are dealing with climate change

  • Impax launches new fund

    26 January 2016

    Impax Asset Management has launched the Impax Environmental Leaders Ireland Fund.

  • Macquarie and Old Mutual in venture to develop hydro power in Africa

    02 September 2015

    African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), a company owned by Australian investment bank Macquarie and Old Mutual Investment Group of South Africa, has formed a partnership with French hydro power equipment maker Mecamidi to develop clean power projects in Africa.

  • $760m raised by Mainstream for South African wind

    12 February 2015

    Mainstream Renewable Power has closed its $760 million funding round for wind power in South Africa.

  • Mainstream group wins 360MW wind contracts in South Africa

    30 October 2013

    A consortium led by Ireland's Mainstream Renewable Power is poised to invest ZAR 9 billion ($913 million) to develop three new wind farms in South Africa with a combined capacity of 360MW.

  • First project under South Africa's renewables drive goes live

    12 September 2013

    The first project commissioned under South Africa's ambitious renewables drive has been connected to the electricity grid.