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  • EU-China solar trade deal 'relief' for investors

    30 July 2013

    A compromise suggested by the EU and China in their long-running solar trade dispute has been hailed as a relief for investors, but could deal a further blow to Europe's solar manufacturers and installers.

  • WHEB Asset Management positive on outlook for LED stocks

    23 July 2013

    An asset manager has highlighted a number of stocks it believes are best placed to benefit from the projected rapid growth of energy efficient light emitting diodes.

  • Boston Common hires from EIRIS

    17 July 2013

    Lisa Hayles is leaving EIRIS, the UK-based provider of research on environmental, social and governance issues for the investment community, to join Boston Common Asset Management as a client portfolio manager.

  • Investors demand review into climate change and resource depletion

    16 July 2013

    An alliance of investors has demanded the launch of an inquiry into why the UK Treasury scrapped plans for a review of the impact of resource depletion and climate change on growth prospects.

  • Global benchmark performs better without fossil fuel stocks, claims asset manager

    11 July 2013

    Eliminating the fossil fuel stocks from a global benchmark index and replacing them with environmentally friendly alternatives would have had a positive effect on return over the past seven years, an asset manager has claimed.

  • Clean-tech VC grows 56% in second quarter

    04 July 2013

    Venture capital investments in clean-tech rebounded in the second quarter of 2013, providing evidence that the sector "is turning a corner", according to the Cleantech Group.

  • 10 steps to sustainable investment

    26 June 2013

    Institutional investors must address sustainability risks, such as climate change, resource scarcity and water shortages, within their investment decisions, if they are to be successful in the future, an investor-backed lobby group claimed.

  • Investors welcome Obama climate plan

    26 June 2013

    Investors are "encouraged" by US President Barack Obama's plan to curb climate change, but warn that the threat of legal challenges could hold back capital deployment.

  • Have solar stocks finally turned a corner?

    25 June 2013

    Many solar stocks have enjoyed a stellar start to 2013, with some having tripled in value. Could a brighter future for the long-suffering sector finally be in sight, asks Peter Cripps

  • Water + emerging markets = 'tremendous opportunity', calculates asset manager

    19 June 2013

    Water treatment and water infrastructure companies active in emerging markets are a significant investment opportunity, according to an asset manager, as it revealed particularly attractive sub-sectors and stocks.