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  • Foresight launches infrastructure fund targeting inflation-linked returns

    03 June 2019

    Foresight Group has launched an equity infrastructure fund which invests in publicly-listed companies and aims to generate an annual return of more than 3% over the UK's consumer price index over a five year period.

  • Barclays' energy policy backs tar sand projects with 'big money', say campaigners

    16 January 2019

    Barclays' revised energy policy has been criticised by environmental pressure groups as underwhelming in ambition, as it provides "big money" for tar sand projects.

  • People Moves: CalPERS, Sustainable Development Capital, IIRC, MSCI and Innergex

    05 October 2018

    Jason Perez has joined California Public Employees' Retirement System's (CalPERS) board of administration, ousting ESG advocate Priya Mathur.

  • GIG claims success as it spreads its wings

    15 August 2018

    The Green Investment Group has had a successful first year in the private sector, with significant expansion overseas, Ed Northam tells Peter Cripps.

  • Green bonds round-up, 25 July

    25 July 2018

    The City of Toronto has completed a green bond issue worth C$300 million ($228 million), becoming the second city in Canada to issue green-labelled notes, following Ottawa's C$102 million issue in November.

  • Tar sand pipeline divestment doesn’t fit PGGM’s climate strategy, CIO says

    25 June 2018

    Dutch asset manager PGGM has rejected criticism from Greenpeace that its investments in tar sand pipeline companies do not align with the aims of the Paris Agreement.

  • Norges Bank backs climate and water shareholder resolutions

    20 April 2018

    The advisor to the world's largest sovereign wealth fund has thrown its weight behind climate-related shareholder resolutions with energy companies Imperial Oil and TransCanada.

  • CalPERS warns Elliott about short-termism on NRG

    21 August 2017

    US pensions giant CalPERS has warned NRG Energy against short-termism as the independent power producer works with activist shareholder Elliott Advisors to implement its new transformation strategy.

  • NRG yieldco sell-off 'unlikely' to spark bidding war

    21 July 2017

    A bidding war is unlikely in NRG Energy's sale of up to 100% of its stake in yieldco NRG Yield, even if strong interest exists, a financial analyst has said.

  • PKA divests from five oil companies, considers 44 more

    18 April 2017

    Danish Pension fund PKA has divested from five Canadian oil companies over concerns they are at risk of devaluation amid from attempts to tackle climate change.