• ESG ratings 'disincentivise' climate solution providers, Veolia CEO argues

    03 August 2023

    ESG ratings disincentivise companies that provide solutions to help other companies decarbonise, the CEO of Veolia has argued.

  • People Moves: Newton, AMF, LuxSE, Church Commissioners

    27 September 2019

    Newton Investment Management has hired Andrew Parry as head of sustainable investment, as part of the expansion of its responsible investment team.

  • Investors and corporates join forces in new plastics initiative

    31 October 2018

    More than 15 major institutional investors and organisations representing several hundred companies have joined forces in support of a new initiative "to eradicate plastic waste and pollution at source".

  • RobecoSAM recommends water investments to address SDGs

    05 March 2018

    Investing in water companies is an effective way of optimising contributions to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to Swiss investment firm RobecoSAM.

  • Allianz-led consortium acquires UK's largest water-only supplier

    02 May 2017

    An Allianz-led consortium has agreed to acquire the UK's largest water-only supplier, Affinity Water.

  • 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

  • Sandor reflects on development of environmental markets

    22 February 2017

    Richard Sandor, a pioneer of environmental markets, has published a collection of articles recounting the development of carbon trading in the US, Europe and China and similar markets for combatting acid rain and improving water quality.

  • Best performing funds of 2016: KBI Institutional Water Fund A (€)

    02 February 2017

    A strong performance in 2016 is likely to be followed by "another good year" for KBI's Institutional Water Fund A (€), senior portfolio manager Matt Sheldon tells Graham Cooper

  • Statkraft sells 49% stake in UK onshore wind portfolio to Chinese

    01 August 2014

    Norwegian power firm Statkraft has sold a 49% stake in its UK onshore wind portfolio to a firm that helps invest China's foreign exchange reserves.

  • Renewables M&A deals up a third in 2013, further activity expected in 2014

    28 February 2014

    The value of mergers and acquisitions in renewable energy rose nearly a third in 2013, driven by utilities looking to offload the assets to raise capital, a consultancy firm has found.