Engagement is the 'measure of success' on biodiversity, says UBP
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
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
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
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
UBP eyes 'smart agtech' amid escalating fertiliser costs
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 launches biodiversity listed equities fund
UBP has launched a listed equities fund targeting positive, measurable contribution to biodiversity, making it one of the first such funds targeting the theme and enabling the Swiss private bank to tap into a theme its manager predicts could support a strategy of up to $2 billion in size.
The IPCC report - 'code red' for humanity
The latest IPCC report should shock the world into climate action - and for investors that means prioritising positive impact, writes Rupert Welchman
Impact investing for a just transition
The 'absence of people' is a rare weakness of the TCFD framework - but investor engagement to ensure a socially just low-carbon transition could be set for a major boost, an Environmental Finance webinar heard. Michael Hurley reports