• Nuveen & Shell Foundation to invest $100m in energy access

    06 April 2022

    Shell's charitable foundation and Nuveen, a $1.3 trillion investment manager, will invest $100 million over the next five years in climate-vulnerable communities in Africa and Asia.

  • African access to energy fund raises $45m at first close

    07 February 2020

    A fund aiming to allocate $120 million to projects that provide 'affordable' access to energy for homes and businesses in sub-Saharan Africa has raised $45 million at first close.

  • New fund launched to invest in off-grid energy firms in Africa

    16 December 2019

    UK-based charity Shell Foundation and Dutch development bank FMO have launched a $120 million investment fund to invest in companies working to provide affordable energy in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • $120m fund planned to help clean energy firms in emerging markets

    31 October 2018

    The Shell Foundation is to seed a fund that aims to raise $120 million to help young, clean energy-focussed companies in emerging markets.

  • Impact investment fund reaches first close

    15 September 2016

    A carbon fund that will help provide clean energy and water to impoverished households has reached a first close.

  • Gold Standard announces first deals under version 3.0

    14 April 2016

    The Gold Standard certification organisation has announced the first two transactions under the third iteration of its carbon credit standards, even though the revised standards have yet to be finalised.