• 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

  • UBS continues to build sustainability team with appointment of Freedman

    03 April 2017

    Swiss bank UBS has appointed Stephen Freedman as head of sustainable investing solutions for the wealth management, Americas division.

  • Green bond round-up, 22 February 2017

    22 February 2017

    National Australia Bank (NAB) is looking to issue, a euro-denominated green bond, its second offering.

  • Green bond round-up, 8 February 2017

    08 February 2017

    New York's Metropolitan Transport Authority (MTA) is gearing up to launch its third green bond, expected to raise $350 million.


    01 February 2017

    EOS Investment Management (IM) has acquired a 40MW renewable energy portfolio in Italy for €140 million ($150.2 million)

  • Australian banks shine in RobecoSAM ratings

    24 January 2017

    Just six financial institutions have been awarded 'gold stars' in RobecoSAM's 2017 Sustainability Yearbook, and three of them were Australian banks.

  • Banks making progress on combating climate change

    17 January 2017

    Banks have made considerable progress in addressing climate risks and opportunities in their business practices to align with a 2°C global warming target, but it is still not enough, according to a new report.

  • Former PRI executive director joins UBS

    09 January 2017

    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'

    22 December 2016

    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

    02 December 2016

    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.