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  • PGGM and Shell consider joint bid for Eneco

    15 January 2019

    Dutch pension fund manager PGGM is exploring the possibility of joining forces with energy giant Shell to make a bid for green energy company Eneco.

  • Investors and corporates join forces in new plastics initiative

    31 October 2018

    More than 15 major institutional investors and organisations representing several hundred companies have joined forces in support of a new initiative "to eradicate plastic waste and pollution at source".

  • PGGM takes 20% stake in Suez Water Resources

    26 July 2018

    Dutch asset manager PGGM has agreed to buy a 20% stake in Suez Water Resources, via its infrastructure fund.

  • RobecoSAM recommends water investments to address SDGs

    05 March 2018

    Investing in water companies is an effective way of optimising contributions to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to Swiss investment firm RobecoSAM.

  • 27 CEOs back TCFD recommendations

    21 April 2017

    27 CEOs from major corporations have committed to implement the draft recommendations laid out by the Financial Stability Board's Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

  • Investors start to weigh water risks

    18 April 2017

    Investor interest in corporate water risk is increasing fast. A range of tools and services are being developed to help companies respond. Graham Cooper reports

  • Suez and Canadian pension fund acquire GE Water for €3.2bn

    09 March 2017

    French waste and water group Suez and Canadian pension fund manager Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec (CDPQ) have partnered to buy General Electric's (GE) water division.

  • Best performing funds of 2016: KBI Institutional Water Fund A (€)

    02 February 2017

    A strong performance in 2016 is likely to be followed by "another good year" for KBI's Institutional Water Fund A (€), senior portfolio manager Matt Sheldon tells Graham Cooper

  • Brexit 'to hit air pollution and recycling policy'

    27 June 2016

    The UK's shock decision to leave the EU could lead to a weakening of policies relating to recycling and air pollution.

  • Norway's sovereign wealth fund divests 58 companies on environmental grounds

    11 March 2016

    Norway's giant sovereign wealth fund divested from 58 companies last year because they were deemed to pose environmental risks.