• Water: managing risk and embracing opportunity

    10 May 2018

    More than 100 delegates gathered at Environmental Finance's conference on water, hosted by the London Stock Exchange, to discuss an investment opportunity worth about $7.5 trillion, writes Michael Hurley.

  • Trucost launches SDG Evaluation Tool

    10 May 2018

    Trucost has launched an evaluation tool to help companies identify business risks and opportunities aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Green bond round-up, 25 April

    25 April 2018

    More than $3.3 billion of green bonds have settled in the first three days of this week*, with announcements suggesting that a strong pipeline of issuance of green and social bonds can be expected in coming weeks.

  • 'Big and boring' pension funds need development finance price to drop, says PGGM

    19 April 2018

    Development finance institutions (DFIs) aiming to meet the UN's Sustainable Development Goals must work harder to create more projects and drive their price down if they are to attract large investors like pension funds, according to PGGM.

  • People moves: Carbon Tracker Initiative, CalPERS, PGGM and BMO Global Asset Management

    06 April 2018

    Mark Lewis has left Barclays to become the new head of research and managing director of Carbon Tracker Initiative.

  • Belgium plans to grow sovereign green bond to €10bn

    28 February 2018

    A €4.5 billion ($5.5 billion) sovereign green bond issued by Belgium this week is expected to grow to a size of about €10 billion within four years, the Belgian Debt Agency said.

  • Dutch financial firms take action on carbon footprint

    13 December 2017

    Twelve Dutch financial institutions have developed a methodology for measuring the carbon footprint of their investments and loans.

  • 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

  • Investors support plea for integrated corporate reporting

    27 September 2017

    A group of leading investors, with nearly $2 trillion in assets under management, is calling for companies to integrate their reporting of financial and non-financial data.

  • Marcel Jeucken leaves PGGM responsible investment team

    26 September 2017

    Marcel Jeucken is to leave his position as managing director of responsible investment at Dutch pension fund PGGM to become an independent advisor.