• Japan embraces impact investing in pursuit of a 'new form of capitalism'

    03 November 2023

    Prime minister Fumio Kishida is on a mission to harness impact investment to spur economic growth in Japan. How might it transform the market, asks Michael Hurley

  • Asia poses unique challenges for CA100+

    16 June 2022

    The Climate Action 100+'s benchmark for progress does not work well in Asia, investors tell Genevieve Redgrave

  • Green hijacking: SBI and KfW

    10 February 2021

    The State Bank of India's ESG update flaunted its relationship with KfW to help give it credibility but it failed to mention its plans to finance the Carmichael coal mine, says Ulf Erlandsson

  • BlackRock, DWS, Natixis show 'basic' commitment to ESG, says Morningstar

    20 November 2020

    Morningstar has identified Vanguard and Lyxor among asset managers with a 'low' level of commitment to ESG topics, whilst BlackRock, DWS, Natixis and UBS were flagged for their 'basic' approaches.

  • News round-up: Investors go to work on deforestation, DFIs go fossil fuel-free

    05 November 2020

    €1.8trn of investors urge companies to tackle deforestation

  • Green bond round-up, 26 September 2018

    26 September 2018

    The Asian Development Bank has issued a $750 million green bond – its first benchmark transaction denominated in USD since August last year.

  • Green bonds round-up, 18 July 2018

    18 July 2018

    Terna, the operator of the Italian electricity grid, has entered the green bond market for the first time, with a €750 million ($872 million) offering maturing in July 2023.

  • Boralex secures C$259m to fund wind farm acquisitions

    12 July 2018

    Boralex, Canada's largest independent producer of wind power, has raised C$258.8 million ($196 million) in equity finance to fund its acquisition of Invenergy's stake in a 201MW portfolio of wind farms in Quebec.

  • IREDA lays out plans for IPO

    27 December 2017

    State-run Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) is planning an initial public offering (IPO), a filing with Indian markets regulator Sebi reveals.