Former PRI executive director joins UBS
Swiss bank UBS has recruited the founder and former head of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), James Gifford, as senior impact investing strategist.
Water risk 'not currently priced into investment analysis'
Investors are not currently pricing in water risk into their analysis, even though it is "a powder keg" and a potential catalyst for sudden change, according to one investment bank.
People moves - RobecoSAM, ANZ, ADE, Zevin, Stem
RobecoSAM has appointed Aris Prepoudis its new chief executive officer (CEO), replacing Michael Baldinger, who left to become head of sustainable and impact investing at UBS earlier this year.
Blowing in the right direction
As the European offshore market continues to mature, Hamza Ali explores the financing trends that are driving down costs
EF BRIEFS: Duke Energy, Statkraft, NEP
Norway's sovereign wealth fund has divested its holdings in US utility Duke Energy, pointing to the company's risk of "severe environmental damage".
Greenko prices India's first high yield dollar green bond
Greenko has priced India's first dollar-denominated 'high yield' corporate green bond, with more expected to follow.
After Paris, banks need to up their game on climate change
Banks are only just beginning to grasp the opportunities presented by the transition to a low-carbon economy, argues Lauren Compere
Baldinger leaves RobecoSAM to become UBS sustainability head
Michael Baldinger is to step down as CEO of RobecoSAM, and will lead UBS's efforts to become a "leader" in the sustainable asset management space.
US power company issues second benchmark-sized green bond
Southern Power has returned to the green bond market with its second benchmark issue, this time denominated in euros.
EF BRIEFS: FSB, Axis Bank, EIB, Stockholm, Canadian Solar, GRI, BP
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has appointed nine more members to its new Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.