Renewables may benefit from a 'climate put' unappreciated by investors, says UBS
Renewables developers could be set to benefit from a "climate put" option, thanks to strong policy support, UBS has suggested in a note.
Shareholder group steps up rare metals engagement
A group of shareholders with a total of €30 billion ($34 billion) in assets said it will this month begin stepping up its engagement with companies involved with potential controversies in the supply chains of rare earths and rare metals.
Winners revealed in Environmental Finance's Bond Awards 2020
Environmental Finance's Bond Awards were expanded again this year to reflect the growth and evolution of the green, social and sustainability (GSS) bond markets and to include the nascent GSS loan market.
Green bond round-up: Orsted, Starbucks, Azure, Wapda, Greenworks ... and more
Danish wind energy company Orsted plans to return to the green bond market with a multi-tranche transaction denominated in Sterling.
Profile: Richmond Global Compass' hedge fund
The Compass Fund aims to tap into "the two greatest megatrends of the 21st century" - sustainable investing and AI. Peter Kellner talks to Peter Cripps
Investec launches Global Environment Fund
Investec Asset Management has launched a fund to invest in public companies that benefit from the trend towards decarbonisation.
Green Bonds round-up, 19 December
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has allocated THB5 billion ($152 million) to buy the whole of a two-tranche green bond offering from Thailand's B. Grimm Power.
Nippon Life backs TCFD and invests in offshore wind
Nippon Life Insurance Company – Japan’s largest life insurer – has committed to report in line with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial disclosures (TCFD).
Aviva and L&G invest more than £750m in world's largest wind farm
Aviva Investors and Legal & General Investment Managers – Real Assets (LGIM RA) have lent more than £750 million ($957 million) to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) to purchase 50% of the UK's Hornsea One offshore wind farm.
Orsted boosts presence in US renewables market
US investment manager D. E. Shaw has sold its 100% equity stake in offshore wind energy developer Deepwater Wind to Danish power company Orsted for $510 million.