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Activists file climate resolutions at Japanese companies
SMBC revamps sustainability policy
SMBC, MUFG have highest share of fees from fossil fuel investments, AFII says
Out of 20 underwriters and lenders with large global reach,the ones that made the highest share of their debt transaction fees from fossil fuels are Japanese banks SMBC and MUFG, according to non-profit the Anthropocene Fixed Income Institute (AFII).
Singaporean REIT signs SGD670m green loan
Mapletree Commercial Trust Management (MCTM) has agreed a SGD670 million ($492 million) green loan with a syndicate of five banks.
Masdar signs first green loan in Middle East
Renewable energy company Masdar has signed a green revolving credit facility (RCF) with four banks to fund investments in its international clean technology and sustainable real estate projects.
Three groups dominate Japanese fossil fuel finance, report says
Three financial institutions have been the driving motor powering Japan's fossil fuel industry, according to a study by Dutch research company Profundo.
Japan's Sparx attracts ¥47bn for renewables fund
Japanese fund manager Sparx Asset Trust & Management, which oversees some ¥1,122 trillion ($10 billion), has announced the final close of its renewable energy brownfield fund, 'Sparx Renewable Energy Brown Fund No. 1'.