• Climate Action – how the bond market can finance the fight

    05 September 2019

    The green bond market and the carbon markets could be combined to help decarbonise the economy, suggests Mark Leahy.

  • Global Commission on Adaptation urged to develop climate risk tools

    22 July 2019

    The Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) has been urged to consider funding the development of climate data risk analysis tools for investors, in a report that says it could help solve one of the biggest barriers to investment in climate adaptation measures.

  • EIB partners with big name investors on clean energy fund

    29 May 2019

    A €100 million ($111 million) investment fund that aims "to bring radically new clean energy technologies to the market" has been launched by the European Commission, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and a private venture chaired by Bill Gates.

  • The 12 themes set to shape 2019

    04 January 2019

    What are the areas to watch for responsible investing in 2019, asks Peter Cripps

  • People moves: IOSCO, London Stock Exchange Group, Simmons & Simmons, UBS

    19 October 2018

    Peter Damgaard Jensen has been appointed as co-organizer of the newly founded Global Commission on Adaptation. Damgaard Jensen also acts as CEO of Danish pension scheme PKA and chair of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), an investor association taking action to support a low-carbon future.

  • The 10 biggest announcements made so far at COP21

    09 December 2015

    Pledges to decarbonise portfolios, ramp-up solar generation, and build 300GW of clean energy in Africa are among Environmental Finance's list of the most important announcements made so far at COP21.

  • Gates takes €113m stake in Spain's FCC

    22 October 2013

    Microsoft founder Bill Gates has bought a 6% stake in Spanish infrastructure and environmental services company FCC for €113.5 million ($155.9 million).

  • Advanced biofuels maker gets $100m from Khosla, Gates

    22 October 2013

    Khosla Ventures and Gates Ventures have, in two separate transactions, committed to invest a total of $100 million to help a US manufacturer of non-food biofuels to expand its production capacity.