Nordea, Kempen among new Finance for Biodiversity Pledge signatories
Financial firms managing more than €12 trillion ($13.6 trillion) in assets have now signed the Finance for Biodiversity Pledge after nine new signatories joined the initiative, including Nordea Asset Management and Kempen.
Asset owners commit to net zero
The owners of trillions of assets have made net-zero commitments - but what do they actually mean, asks Thomas Cox
Aviva: OECD climate platform could reduce greenwashing
Aviva Investors has renewed calls for an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) climate finance platform it said could reduce greenwashing by encouraging investment in emerging markets.
Pension funds and insurers commit to carbon-neutral investments by 2050
The newly launched alliance is responsible for $2.4trn in investments
Danish pensions to invest $50bn in green transition
Danish pension funds, led by PensionDanmark, have committed to investing $50 billion in the 'green transition' by 2030.
€2.8bn infra fund attracts broad pension fund investment
Danish fund manager Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has raised €2.8 billion ($3.35 billion) in a sixth close of its third energy fund, with investment largely from European pension funds.
Pension funds back Scandinavian infrastructure fund with DKK8.8bn
Danish fund manager Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has launched a new energy infrastructure fund targeting renewables, with initial commitments of DKK8.8 billion ($1.3 billion).
Infra fund loans $61m to Texan wind project
A fund backed primarily by Scandinavian institutions has made a $61 million loan to an onshore wind project in Texas, after agreeing a partnership deal with its developer.
Infra fund backs £160m UK biomass plant
A fund backed by 19 institutions has invested in the construction of a £160 million ($210 million) biomass project in the UK.
COP blog: investors raise their voices on climate change
With so much time and energy focused on COP21, stakeholders might be forgiven for thinking that Paris is the endgame.