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  • BlackRock and Aviva Investors to speak at Green Equities 2017 conference

    25 August 2017

    Big hitters including Aviva Investors' Steve Waygood and John McKinley, director of the impact investing arm of the world's largest asset manager, BlackRock, have added their names to the stellar line-up of speakers at Environmental Finance's inaugural Green Equities 2017 conference.

  • Record inflows push Impax's AUM to £6bn

    12 May 2017

    Record inflows have helped push Impax Asset Management's assets under management (AUM) to £6 billion ($7.8 billion).

  • No stopping climate action regardless of US policy, says Moody's

    16 February 2017

    Global efforts to reduce carbon emissions will not be affected by a less ambitious US climate policy under Trump, according to Moody's.

  • Trump will not scupper the growth in environmental finance, says buoyant Impax

    01 December 2016

    The election of Donald Trump is unlikely to derail the growth in environmentally-themed investments, Impax Asset Management said today as it reported a record year of growth, led by the US.

  • EF BRIEFS: Doughty Hanson, LM Wind Power, GE; Impax AUM

    12 October 2016

    Doughty Hanson, a UK-based private equity firm, has agreed to sell its stake of about 97% in LM Wind Power, a leading maker of rotor blades for wind turbines, to GE of the US.

  • EF BRIEFS: AXA IM, Impax, Pattern Energy

    07 July 2016

    AXA Investment Managers has made the first in a series of hires as part of plans to bolster its responsible investment (RI) team.

  • Forget carbon footprinting - build a smart carbon portfolio, says Impax

    13 May 2016

    Reweighting portfolios according to carbon data alone is insufficient to mitigate stranded asset risks, argues Impax, which has devised a new methodology to build what it refers to as a smart carbon portfolio. Peter Cripps reports

  • Impax reports strong growth in AUM

    08 April 2016

    Environmentally-themed investor Impax Asset Management has shrugged off market volatility to chalk up another "strong" quarter of growth in its assets under management (AUM).

  • Failure at Paris climate talks 'would not halt Impax's progress'

    20 May 2015

    The argument for environmentally-themed investing will remain compelling even if politicians fail to reach a strong climate change agreement in Paris in December, according to Impax Asset Management.

  • For investors, climate change is now a risk, not an uncertainty

    27 April 2015

    In recent years, there has been a growing scientific consensus about climate change and an increased likelihood of political intervention. Ian Simm outlines some of the ways investors could respond to help them outperform.