• Biodiversity funds underperform benchmarks in 2023

    29 February 2024

    The growing universe of biodiversity funds generally posted positive returns in 2023, but active funds lagged their benchmarks. Genevieve Redgrave reports.

  • Biodiversity funds top $1 billion for first time

    27 February 2024

    Biodiversity fund assets topped $1 billion for the first time in 2023, but the majority of funds in the universe remain small.

  • Three new biodiversity funds launched in Q4

    20 February 2024

    Three new biodiversity funds were launched in the final quarter of 2023, taking total number to 19, according to research conducted by Environmental Finance.

  • Engagement is the 'measure of success' on biodiversity, says UBP

    22 August 2023

    It is more valuable to engage on biodiversity-related themes, rather than try to manage 'arbitrary' data points, Union Bank Privée (UBP) has argued.

  • Biodiversity fund assets triple in 2022 to nearly $1bn

    27 February 2023

    Assets in biodiversity funds passed $984 million at the end of 2022, with a flurry of strategy launches despite macroeconomic woes, Thomas Cox reports

  • UBP optimistic despite biodiversity fund halving in size

    21 February 2023

    After a difficult year that saw its biodiversity-themed listed equities fund halve in size, demand for nature financing will grow due to policy changes and the effects of the COP15 agreement,...

  • UBP on the hunt for profitable social investments

    09 February 2023

    Social investments, particularly in developed markets, are constrained by the lack of profitability in some sectors, Union Bancaire Privée has said.

  • 'Some meaningful success' on COP15 financing, says UBP

    09 January 2023
  • UBP eyes 'smart agtech' amid escalating fertiliser costs

    05 July 2022

    Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) said it is targeting investments in agricultural technology (agtech) solutions that reduce famers' reliance on fertiliser, pesticides, and water waste, amid rising fertiliser prices globally.

  • UBP and Deutsche Bank analyse 'EU Farm to Fork' strategy

    23 May 2022